Compliance, Financial Crime Compliance, Rapid Response, Analyst/Associate


Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm's culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm's enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm's second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm's compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm's responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.


Financial Crime Compliance

Financial Crime Compliance ("FCC") coordinates Goldman Sachs' enterprise-wide anti-money laundering (AML), economic sanctions and anti-bribery compliance efforts. The combined FCC team, which is composed of professionals with extensive law enforcement, regulatory, legal, compliance, forensic consulting, operations and business experience, administers an array of surveillances, due diligence, investigative expertise and other control processes designed to identify potential money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery, securities fraud and other violations of law. Part of a strong compliance program involves financial institutions having exceptional liaison connectivity to law enforcement and regulators. The R pid Response team reacts quickly to conduct investigations on internal and external FCC concerns which may require notification to law enforcement and or regulators. The team also acts as the primary point of contact for FCC with law enforcement.

Rapid Response is seeking an Analyst / Associate with experience in compliance-related roles within the financial services industry, including experience with Anti-Money Laundering (AML), terrorism financing, cybercrimes, insider threats and anti-fraud experience in the financial services industry. The ideal candidate will also have experience conducting investigations and in project management.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Conduct investigations into fraud matters
  • Draft detailed investigative reports
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external partners to triage the concern
  • Present investigative findings to management and to the FCC suspicious activity escalation and decision meeting
  • Make recommendations to enhance the firm's control environment based on investigative findings

Basic Qualifications
  • The role requires a degree (Bachelors/Masters/JD)
  • Preferably some work experience in compliance-related roles within the financial services and consumer banking industries
  • Experience with project management, multi-tasking and interacting with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency with research, conducting investigations and risk analysis
  • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good with Excel and Access
  • Willingness to adapt in a fast-paced work environment; strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to prioritize work flows and ensure deadlines are met
  • Strong work ethic

Preferred Qualifications
  • Law Enforcement or Regulatory experience
  • Strong Law Enforcement and regulatory liaison contacts



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