SunTrust Banks BSA/AML Risk Management Innovation Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: W460528

Job Description

Responsible for leadership of assigned AML Operations Analysts that perform various functions in a dynamic capacity to support the AML department in initiating and managing change.

Assigned teammates are responsible for:

Implementation, management, and reporting of KRIs & KPIs to effectively monitor AML Risks

Preparation of materials for executive committees to demonstrate AML program activities.

Managing and providing subject matter expertise on critical special projects, including cross-workstream, cross-LOB efforts & process improvement initiatives (AML Risk Profile, AML Robotics/AI, Expected Behavior Deviation Rollout, etc.) as needed within Enterprise AML group.

Primary point of contact for any data and analytics work with the Data Office, including requesting and prioritizing reporting requests involving AML data. Working with subject matter experts to ensure proper reporting requirements are provided and conduct acceptance testing of provided reports or analytics from the Data Office.

Assist in establishing and evaluating vendor relationships, contract negotiations, and providing input to strategic priorities. Responsible for identifying new vendors and/or products/services that would be of interest to the AML program.

Leading business change management & organizational readiness activities to better prepare AML teams for systems & process changes.

Department administrative activities like Access Attestation, Business Continuity, Forms/Website Management, & Record Retention functions for AML department.

Serving as a key partner for SunTrust Audit Services & Risk Management teams to address Audit items & Archer findings.

Other activities as requested by management and executive leadership. Team adapts to the ongoing needs of the department and responsibilities frequently adjust accordingly.

Responsibilities and Primary Activities: * Responsible for leading assigned teammates & their assigned work functions as well as coaching them for personal and career growth & development. * Responsible for process engineering, mapping, oversight and improvements within the department. * Responsible for building relationships with department and segment partners to identify client-friendly approaches to address execution issues and needed enhancements such as procedures, templates, standards and tools to the Segment and Enterprise teams. * Responsible for ensuring quality and timely execution of team functions. * Working with other internal partners to ensure timely delivery of requested items, such as reports. * Attend training sessions or self-directed study of AML industry news and trends to stay up to date on latest AML regulations and requirements. Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:


Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a relevant field.

5-10 years progressive work related to banking, risk management, and process efficiency skills.

5 - 10 years of experience managing projects

Six Sigma certifications or equivalent process management certification.

Sophisticated analytical skills and ability to solve complex technical and business problems.

Demonstrated ability to lead a team and coach others.

Demonstrated ability to achieve desired results.

Demonstrated problem-solving, partnership, communications, persuasion, and negotiation skills.


Master’s Degree or MBA

ACAMS Certification

PMP Certification

Direct working knowledge & experience in Risk, Compliance and/or BSA/AML/OFAC areas.

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