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OFAC and Sanctions Senior Auditor Assistant Vice President

Job Description

The JPMorgan Chase Audit Department is accountable to the Audit and Examining Committee of the Board of Directors, the Office of the Chairman, senior management and our global and local regulators.  The global Audit Department has in excess of 900 Audit officers.  The Audit Department is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environment across the firm’s line of business.  This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a team of financial business and integrated technology specialists.


The Corporate Sector Audit team provides audit coverage of key corporate functions including Finance, Compliance (including AML), Tax, Corporate Real Estate, Third Party Oversight and Global Security & Investigations (GS&I). The team also works closely with each Line of Business Audit team to ensure consistent coverage of compliance, finance and risk topics. 


The Corporate Sector OFAC and Sanctions Assistant Vice President-Senior Auditor position, based in New York, will report directly into the Corporate Sector OFAC and Sanctions Team Lead who is responsible for audit coverage of Global Financial Crimes Compliance. The Senior Auditor will be responsible for assisting with ongoing risk assessment, control identification, audit execution and continuous monitoring activities across the Corporate Sector, including Global Financial Crimes Compliance, Operational Control (Global Security & Investigations and Third Party Oversight) and Corporate Responsibility.  



  • Lead or assist on audit engagements covering OFAC and Sanctions functions including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, audit report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure.
  • Proactive coordination/interaction with the Global Corporate Sector AML auditors and line of business audit teams.
  • Communicate audit findings to management and identify opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls.
  • Accountable for meeting deliverables, adhering to department and professional standards and utilizing consistent methodology.
  • Provide ongoing continuous monitoring and relationship management for certain key Corporate Sector Groups.
  • Be prepared to travel to locations domestically (10%).
      • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other quantitative discipline.
      • Past experience as a bank examiner, auditor, consultant or compliance professional  with a deep understanding of OFAC, Sanctions and/or BSA, AML, KYC (5+ years)
      • Proven ability to be able to multi task, complete projects on time and on budget, and adjust to changing priorities.
      • Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness.
      • Proficiency in risk analysis and report preparation.
      • Proven ability and desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically.
      • Excellent communication (i.e., verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change.
      • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability.
Req #: 160034759
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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