ACA Compliance Group Holdings, LLC

  • Director - AML Compliance Officer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Iselin
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The individual in this leadership position is responsible for developing and managing the delivery of business process outsourcing services for anti-money laundering and related financial crimes services to financial institutions. This includes coordination with clients to determine needs, development of compliance programs, management of AML transaction and sanctions reviews, customer due diligence, lookbacks, and all related activities. The individual in this position is also responsible for coordinating with the Sales Team to demonstrate our excellence in this field and to coordinate with the Professional Services team to deliver ancillary services required by clients. Additional responsibilities include working with clients and ACA senior management as an expert in the financial crimes market as well as participating in AML compliance advisory engagements.


    • Coordinate with the Sales Team to identify, develop and generate business opportunities to provide a comprehensive offering of compliance services to new and existing clients
    • Develop a standard template for AML transaction monitoring including sanctions alert/case reviews
    • Develop a standard template for client due diligence
    • Develop in conjunction with the ARC a staff recruiting and retention plan and participate in the hire of a large team of analysts and their managers.
    • Oversee managers responsible for sanctions match hits, transaction monitoring alert/case reviews and client due diligence
    • Modify policy and process to meet client specific requirements
    • Work with clients to identify ancillary services and coordinate as needed with the Professional Services Team
    • Coordinate / provide direction to IT, Legal, technology and other stakeholders requirements for security, data privacy, and business continuity
    • Manage, develop and grow strategically important clients and prospects
    • Increase ACA’s brand awareness by conducting research and surveys, writing articles, speaking/presenting at industry conferences, and/or making internal or client presentations on compliance-specific issues
    • Assist with the identification and/or development of company-wide goals, strategies, and business opportunities
    • Perform, oversee and review the work of project teams including delivery, operations and sales support
    • Supervise, train, evaluate, oversee, and provide feedback to junior colleagues
    • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives


    • A recognized leader and subject matter expert in AML compliance for banks and other financial institutions
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with Senior leadership over a large transaction monitoring group / FIU
    • Worked in a senior capacity for a bank, regulator, consulting firm or law enforcement, with direct interaction with “C-Suite” level executives over a wide range of regulatory compliance matters
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Demonstrated professional integrity
    • Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, small-team environment
    • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
    • Highly motivated and goal oriented; proactive in one’s own education and career progression; volunteers for and shows initiative on both internal and external projects and tasks
    • Dedicated to upholding ACA’s high-quality standards and customer service focus
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail  
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet
    • Willing to travel – up to 50-75 percent
    • Available for client work and/or travel Monday through Friday on a general basis, including occasional nights and weekends


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