Global Financial Crimes: Investigations Program Oversight Executive Director

Morgan Stanley



New York, NY


Position summary

FC coordinates day-to-day implementation of the Firm's financial crime prevention efforts. Including governance, oversight and execution of the Firm's Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions, Anti-Corruption and Government and Political Activities Compliance programs.
If you are passionate about financial crimes prevention, seeking a rewarding and dynamic career, and focused on making a difference, then GFC might be the right team for you.

Your Key Responsibilities:
As an experienced Program Oversight Executive Director in GFC, you will:

  • Provide oversight to the implementation of the strategic target operating model for GFC Investigations, Screening and FIU;

  • Take action to continuously improve quality and effectiveness of GFC Investigations and SAR processes;

  • Provide subject matter expertise to enhance the Firm's procedures, training and similar controls while working in collaboration with Program Execution lead(s);

  • Liaise with Transaction Monitoring on behalf of GFC Investigations to oversee the effectiveness of the program by monitoring key performance and risk indicators;

  • Provide vendor management & oversight for Transaction Monitoring alert processing owned by GFC Investigations;

  • Coordinate regulatory and audit reviews, compiling responses on behalf of the department for exams and audits;

  • Periodically assess risks and corresponding process controls to ensure they are running effectively; and

  • Lead strategic, global initiatives including but not limited to GFC Annual Plan, Key Initiatives and Audit action plans as required.


What We're Looking for in You

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent military experience

  • 10 years of investigative or related consulting experience with emphasis on BSA/AML

  • Excellent communication, leadership, and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively through all levels of the organization

  • Experience leading business transformation efforts, including the evaluation and enhancement of global processes.

  • Advanced analytical capabilities and an understanding of data structures in order to transform large data sets to user-friendly information for management review;

  • Self-motivated and independent operator with the ability and maturity to make decisions and operate in fast-paced and dynamic setting.

  • CAMS or equivalent AML certification/license, or ability to obtain certification within first 15 months of employment

Where You'll be Working
This role will require in office attendance 4 days/week. Two of those days will be Anchor Days where you will be in the office with your teammates to learn, grow, and collaborate in person.

Expected base pay rates for the role in New York will be between $160,000 and $250,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base pay if hired will be determined on an individualized basis and is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, incentive compensation, discretionary bonuses, other short and long-term incentive packages, and other Morgan Stanley sponsored benefit programs.

Equal Opportunities Statement
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing, and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.