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Vice President, Head of Global Financial Crimes at Prudential Ins Co of America in Newark, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The head of Financial Crimes is responsible for the strategic development of Prudential’s Enterprise Financial Crimes Framework as well as overseeing and providing direction for global enterprise programs related to:

Anti-money laundering (AML) Sanctions

Anti- Bribery/Anti-Corruption (ABC), including FCPA, Gifts and Entertainment

The position will lead a team and report to the Head of Global Compliance Programs.

Primary Responsibilities

Manage and strategically develop an enterprise Financial Crimes compliance risk management framework, in coordination with other constituents (for example, Regulatory Law, External Affairs, Fraud teams).

Manage global risk-based Financial Crimes programs (AML, Sanctions, ABC), including written program Standards, in consultation with business unit Chief Compliance Officers and other constituents

Develop insights and maintain transparency globally on AML, ABC, and Sanctions risk and drive mitigation of high-risk activities

Ensure the Prudential response to Financial Crimes is proactive, risk-based, and ensures the ongoing protection of the brand

Act as global thought leader in Financial Crimes space, including actively participating in external industry peer groups

Provide strategic direction and advice to businesses and corporate functions regarding Financial Crimes programs and matters

Perform global oversight and monitoring, including issues identification/management, escalation and reporting protocols at a functional (e.g., Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer) and enterprise level, and methods to ensure adherence to program requirements

Execute programs and approaches to ensure the quality and effectiveness of global Financial Crimes programs  

Provide and oversee on-going training to Compliance staff and business personnel

Develop and lead enterprise level committees related to Financial Crimes

Keep abreast of changes in global laws/regulations, regulatory enforcement trends, and other environmental changes

Interact with regulators and other external parties

Develop and sustain high performing teams


Practical experience working in Financial Crimes at a senior level (8+ years)

Experience developing, implementing and overseeing global programs related to Financial Crimes

Experience working in a global organization and across organizational boundaries

Expertise in AML, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption

Strong understanding of regulatory frameworks and regimes

Experience with regulators and interacting with senior levels of management, including Board level committees

Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or JD degree preferred

Personal Attributes

The head of Financial Crimes will be a highly visible executive and must possess the following personal characteristics and attributes:

Understands the importance and value of collaboration to achieve objectives

Ability to develop strong and productive working relationships both domestically and abroad

Develops points of view and is able to effectively articulate and advocate for them

Is open minded and willingly accepts new or additional information to inform decision-making; is not rigid or inflexible

Is willing to face difficult issues head on; is not intimidated in the face of adversity

Has a desire to learn or know more; is proactive; is intellectually curious

Helps find solutions to problems

Has strong analytical skills; able to see patterns and apply learnings

Can motivate and inspire others to deliver on results and meet commitments

Can effectively set objectives and balance competing priorities

Strong demonstration of people leadership

A practical problem-solver


Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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