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USAA Compliance Risk Manager Senior - Political Activities Compliance in Phoenix, Arizona

Purpose of Job

"Responsible for the development, implementation and administration of the Enterprise-wide Political Activities Compliance Program as part of the USAA Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC) team. Based in Washington, D.C., and reporting to the Director, Political Activities Compliance.

Additionally, the position will coordinate Political Activities Compliance-related concerns in Gifts & Entertainment, Charitable Contributions/Memberships & Sponsorships, and third-party risk. The Manager will execute the Political Activities Compliance-related ABAC programs/projects aligned and integrated with corporate strategies, plans and initiatives.

Provides second-line independent oversight and guidance regarding business products, services, and processes through a compliance framework to ensure they are executed in accordance with regulatory requirements. In partnership with the business and key stakeholders, continuously drives a strong culture of compliance and demonstrates integrity and professional judgment in protecting the interests of USAA and its members."

Job Requirements

  • Provides guidance to the business to ensure documents, projects, processes or product initiatives comply with regulatory and legal requirements and enterprise policy.

  • Synthesizes analyses, identifies root cause(s) of potential compliance risk, provides recommendations that influence business solutions and validates resolution

  • Responsible for project management by leading and influencing cross functional enterprise or compliance teams.

  • Reviews implementation planning for new laws and regulations and ensures appropriate parties have been engaged.

  • Conveys information and position clearly, concisely, logically and in an organized manner.

  • Executes compliance risk management activities in accordance with enterprise compliance standards.

  • Serves as a resource to team members on escalated issues.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • 6 or more years relevant work experience in compliance, risk, or audit function.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a highly regulated environment.

  • Advanced knowledge in a specific area of compliance laws, regulations and regulatory expectations

  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced knowledge of regulatory compliance to consult and provide insight and guidance.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Experience:

  • MBA, JD, CCEP, CAPM, PMP or advanced degree in a related field.

  • Proven experience with Political Activities Compliance policy and procedures development.

  • Solid understanding of banking, finance and products.

  • Ability to provide senior level Political Activities Compliance risk management direction and guidance as critical second line of defense.

  • Experience developing, maintaining and delivering targeted Political Activities Compliance training to employees and management.

  • Familiarity with requirements under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act regulations.

  • Experience in overseeing, advising and providing guidance on non-U.S. lobbying and gifts to and entertainment of non-U.S. government officials.

  • Ability to incorporate appropriate policies procedures and controls into the enterprise program to mitigate risk exposure.

  • Develops and implements training across all levels of the organization to support a strong political activities compliance culture across the enterprise, as well as in individual business units.

  • Ability to act as a liaison with regulators, as needed, regarding political activity compliance matters including audit issues and regulatory requirements.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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USAA has grown to serve almost 12 million members. USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide by providing a full range of financial services and products. USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 32,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity. These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.