Transaction Monitoring Lead, Financial Crimes - USDS

TikTok

4.5

(6)

Mountain View, CA

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.
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    Position summary

    is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
    Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
    To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
    At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.
    Join us.

    Team Intro
    USDS Financial Crime Compliance is responsible for overseeing and operationalizing all aspects related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Compliance activities related to TikTok USDS's operations. Collaborating cross-functionally with stakeholders across the U.S. and global, we address complex and cutting-edge challenges, which include the identification of money-laundering, terrorist financing and sanction violations. We seek a highly motivated, and experienced professional to join our team.

    In order to enhance collaboration and cross-functional partnerships, among other things, at this time, our organization follows a hybrid work schedule that requires employees to work in the office 3 days a week, or as directed by their manager/department. We regularly review our hybrid work model, and the specific requirements may change at any time.

    Position Overview
    As the Transaction Monitoring Lead, you will be at the forefront of our efforts to combat financial crime, specifically focusing on transaction monitoring activities. You will lead a team in implementing transaction monitoring strategies, investigating suspicious activities, and ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements. This role is critical to safeguarding our organization from money laundering, fraud, and other illicit financial activities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead and manage a team responsible for conducting transaction monitoring activities, ensuring timely and accurate detection of suspicious transactions and compliance with BSA/AML regulations.
    • Develop and implement transaction monitoring strategies, policies, and procedures to identify and mitigate financial crime risks, in alignment with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
    • Oversee the review and analysis of transaction monitoring alerts and investigations ensuring thoroughness, accuracy, and compliance with internal policies and regulatory standards.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, TikTok Shop, TikTok Live, and legal, to address emerging financial crime risks and enhance transaction monitoring capabilities.
    • Stay informed of changes in regulatory requirements, industry trends, and emerging threats related to BSA/AML compliance, providing guidance and recommendations to internal stakeholders.
    • Prepare and present reports, metrics, and insights related to transaction monitoring activities to financial crime leadership and internal stakeholders.
    • Conduct regular reviews and assessments of transaction monitoring alerts, investigations, and case management processes to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness.
    • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the transaction monitoring function, identifying opportunities to enhance processes, tools, and technologies to better detect and prevent financial crime risks.
    • Perform special projects and additional duties and responsibilities as required.

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in BSA/AML compliance, with a focus on transaction monitoring within the financial services, payments or fintech sector.
    • Strong understanding of BSA/AML regulations, including the Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, and FinCEN requirements.
    • Previous experience managing a team of analysts, including performance management, coaching, and professional development.
    • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex data sets, identify patterns, and draw actionable insights.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex concepts to stakeholders at all levels.
      Preferred Qualifications
    • Proven track record in developing and implementing compliance programs for financial institutions, with a focus on BSA/AML requirements and regulatory obligations.
    • In-depth familiarity with transaction monitoring systems used in the financial services and fintech sector, including experience implementing solutions that meet U.S. regulatory and compliance expectations.
    • Advanced understanding of regulations and their implications for fintech, ecommerce, and payments, with prior experience developing compliance programs tailored to these requirements.
    • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to engage with regulators, industry associations, and internal cross-functional teams to stay informed of best practices and emerging issues in compliance.

    D&I Statement
    TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

    Accommodation Statement
    TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at https://shorturl.at/ktJP6

    Data Security Statement
    This role requires the ability to work with and support systems designed to protect sensitive data and information. As such, this role will be subject to strict national security-related screening.

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $147000 - $374000 annually.

    Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

    Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

    We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

    Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

    We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

    Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.