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Finance - Banking Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

International Monetary Fund

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Feb 04,2018

Posted on

Feb 03,2018

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Financial Sector Expert/Senior Financial Sector Expert Duties: Under the general oversight of the General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department and the direct supervision of the Assistant General Counsel in charge of the Financial Integrity Group (FIG), the Financial Sector Expert/Senior Financial Sector Expert will undertake a wide range of substantive policy and technical work in the area of financial integrity (in particular AML/CFT and related predicate crimes, including corruption). Conducting research and analysis on policy issues in the financial integrity area; Providing financial integrity policy and technical advice and related services to IMF departments and member countries; Contributing to the inclusion of financial integrity issues into IMF surveillance, financial sector assessment programs, and IMF-supported programs, consistent with IMF Executive Board decisions and staff guidance, notably by reviewing policy notes and staff reports, conducting analytical work of relevant issues, providing policy advice, and participating in area departments missions, as required; Assessing countries’ implementation of international AML/CFT standards, including by participating in relevant missions to assess compliance with international AML/CFT standards and engaging in related pre-assessment research and post-mission work and reviews; Drafting policy papers and reviewing briefing papers and reports to ensure clarity and consistency with established IMF policies; Contributing to capacity development activities, including by participating in inter-disciplinary missions, as required; and Providing in-depth expertise, undertaking analytical work, and contributing to fostering a global dialogue on financial integrity issues in coordination with relevant regional and global partners.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate will have a degree in law, or an advanced degree in economics, international relations, political science, business administration, accounting, or a related field. An in-depth knowledge of and 5+ years of professional experience with financial integrity issues, including experience at the national or international level, preferably with a financial sector regulator, supervisor, or agency responsible for financial sector policy, a government legal or finance department, financial intelligence unit or related entity or with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) or a FATF-style regional body (FSRB). Deep understanding and practice of financial integrity issues. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; strong analytical and time management skills; sound judgment; diplomatic skills necessary to liaise with government officials; an ability to develop strong relationships with peers (including as part of inter-disciplinary teams), country counterparts and international organizations; and excellent skills at working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels and of different cultural backgrounds. Knowledge of languages other than English with professional-level fluency would be an asset.
Term: 3 years
Start date: May 1, 2015

Additional info

Job Number: 1800042

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
International Monetary Fund
700 Nineteenth Street, NW
Suite 1s-3-1600
Washington, DC 20431