Deputy Regional Head Americas, Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption, and Investigations Lead- Director

Deputy Regional Head Americas, Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption, and Investigations Lead- Director

Job ID: 3174222
Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Listed: 2018-07-06
Location: New York, United States of America

Job Title: Deputy Regional Head Americas, Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption, and Investigations Lead
Corporate Title: Director
Location: New York

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

Key Accountabilities

The legacy Anti-Fraud & Investigations (AF&I) and Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC) programs merged in 2016 to create the Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption program with strategy driven at the global level and implemented in each region. The regional AF&I and ABC teams were combined in general, but delineated between AFBC Investigations and AFBC Advisory. This role is for the Deputy Regional Head, Director, of AFBC, Americas which handles ABC policy administration and escalations, in addition to a new responsibility of advising on certain Fraud policies. You will also manage the regional investigations teams which address matters related to fraud, bribery, corruption and other financial crime within the Americas.

The AFBC Advisory function is responsible for policy advisory and escalations for regional AFBC matters. Most policies pertain to anti-bribery/corruption (ABC) with focus on Gifts and Entertainment, Donations/Memberships/Sponsorships, client transaction advisory, Business Development Consultants and other third party risk. The regional advisory team will also provide guidance on two fraud policies owned by AFBC, the Anti-Fraud Policy and Mandatory Time Away, as needed.

You will also interface with senior leadership and managers/counterparts in regional businesses, Compliance, Legal and back-office functions in support of AFBC Program initiatives.


  • Assist the Americas Regional Head in the direct management of a New York and Jacksonville based team responsible for the Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption (AFBC) program in the region
  • Responsible for overseeing a regional investigations team
  • Manage New York and Jacksonville based teams of investigative subject matter experts relating to fraud, bribery, corruption and other financial crime
  • Direct line to the Americas Regional Head, AFBC, Director, AFC Americas
  • Assist and support the Americas Regional Head with developing a robust AFBC program for the Americas region, including the following areas of concentration: the Advisory function, the Investigations function and the Gifts and Entertainment function
  • Assist and support the Americas Regional Head with the strategic direction and regional implementation of the ABC and Fraud advisory program
  • Primary focus on AFBC program development by acting as a senior subject matter expert on fraud, bribery, corruption and other financial crime issues within the Americas region
  • Interface with the business and key stakeholders in the region on AFBC topics and escalations
  • Additional focus on providing advisory for certain Anti-Fraud Policies, in particular the Mandatory Time Away policy
  • Partner with AFBC regional advisory head peers (UKI, EMEA, APAC, and Germany) as well as the Global AFBC function to drive key program projects within region, and ensure consistent program implementation in each region
  • Assist the Regional Head of AFBC, Americas with the implementation and enhancement of AFBC Global and Regional Program initiatives, including policy and process implementation in the Americas
  • Ensure consistency in advisory and application of policies, procedures and controls within the region
  • Manage the regional investigations team relative to matters associated with fraud, bribery, corruption and other financial crime
  • Support and advise the business (across all divisions in the region) in its management of fraud, bribery and corruption risk within the region
  • Support and advise the business (across all divisions in the region) in its management of the Mandatory Time Away Policy as queries arise
  • Act as a recognized point of regional escalation and contact for operational AFBC policy matters within the region, including escalation of specific AFBC issues and risks to the Global Head of AFBC and the Regional Head of AFC, Americas
  • Primary regional subject matter expert on AFBC internal/external audits and relevant communications with regulators and government/law enforcement bodies on AFBC issues/queries
  • Represent the AFBC function in various management meetings
  • Address all AFBC advisory findings issued by regulators or internal audit for the region to ensure full remediation and timely closure
  • Track and implement emerging US-focused ABC and Fraud legislation and regulation. As appropriate, in partnership with the business and Regional AFC, develop and implement enhanced policies, procedures and controls in order to address new legislative or regulatory requirements
  • Develop AFBC training to the business and infrastructure functions as requested/required within the region
  • Assist in the development of enhanced regional AFBC-related MIS reporting relative to activities engaged in by the function, as well as to reflect advancement of Program objectives
  • Provide monthly/quarterly/annual updates for inclusion within appropriate management reports

  • Global AFBC Leadership team
  • Regional AFC Leadership team
  • Regional Financial Crime and/or Compliance Committees
  • Relevant business committees (as required)
  • Additional committees, councils or working groups as required

Professional and Personal Qualifications:
  • Experience implementing an Anti-Bribery and Corruption Program
  • Experience directing complex financial investigations
  • MBA or Law Degree preferred
  • Mature professional who has experience engaging senior business managers and Board level executives
  • Solid understanding of international banking, finance and products
  • Excellent communication skills, strong presenter, ability to succinctly communicate in writing and verbally
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to identify Program gaps and implement solutions
  • Self-starter and action oriented
  • Fluent in the English language; Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus

Position Overview

Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime

Regulation, Compliance and Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) protects the integrity and reputation of Deutsche Bank. It manages the Bank's risks and help to avert unintentional rule breaches and conflicts of interest. At the same time, we also advise the bank on ethical conduct and governance issues and keep the bank up to date on regulatory and political challenges.

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