Risk Assessment Consultant

Manhattan, New York Temporary USD65 - USD75 per hour
  • 6 month contract ONSITE (5 DAYS) located in New York, NY
  • Opportunity to assist with the development & execution of the Risk Assessments

About Our Client

Our client is located in (Midtown) New York, NY. They are a foreign investment bank that is looking to hire a Risk Assessment Consultant for their legal and compliance department.

Job Description

The Risk Assessment Consultant will be responsible for the following:

  • Collaborating in the development, execution, and upkeep of Compliance risk assessments.
  • Identifying potential risk factors across different assessments such as BSA/AML EWRA, OFAC EWRA, CCRA, Fraud, and ABC.
  • Analyzing quantitative data to understand risk implications.
  • Identifying internal controls pertinent to risk assessments.
  • Working closely with Legal, Corporate Compliance, and other teams to identify relevant regulations and inherent risks.
  • Initiating the identification, development, and mapping of controls and risk factors to business lines.
  • Coordinating training sessions or workshops on risk assessment processes.
  • Supporting Business Units and other departments in understanding BSA/AML, OFAC, Corporate Compliance, Fraud, and ABC risk-related requirements.
  • Conducting initial reviews of Business Unit responses for all Risk Assessments.
  • Analyzing Risk Assessment results and drafting comprehensive reports with observations, recommendations, and action plans.
  • Collaborating with vendors on risk assessment solution requirements, where necessary.
  • Demonstrating risk awareness by adhering to all policies, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Promptly escalating identified risk issues to the Risk Assessment Officer.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Risk Assessment Consultant should have the following background:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years in BSA/AML, Sanctions, Corporate Compliance Role, Fraud and/or Anti-Bribery and Corruption Role
  • 2+ years in a Risk Assessment support role preferred
  • ACAMS, ACFCS, CFE or similar certification preferred
  • Must have knowledge and familiarity with BSA/AML, Sanctions, Corporate Compliance, Fraud, and/or ABC laws, rules, regulations and best practices.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

What's on Offer

Our client is offering an hourly market rate and medical and commuter benefits.

Lauren Dvorscak
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Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Compliance & Legal
Financial Services
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Lauren Dvorscak
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