Attorney - Financial Crimes (hybrid) (Remote)

Company USAA Location Phoenix, AZ, United States



Min 6 yrs required


Aug 05, 2022

Nov 18, 2022

Jun 15, 2022


Attorney - Financial Crimes
Duties: The candidate identifies and leads existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role. Ensures risks associated with business activities are optimally identified, measured, supervised, and controlled. Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities. Provides legal counsel to support business objectives and mitigate regulatory, compliance, and litigation risk to USAA. Leads complex legal assignments with a high level of business impact and delivers appropriate solutions. Optimally communicates with partners and varying levels of leadership in both verbal and written forms. Produces clear and concise legal positions. Proactively monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations, and industry and advises appropriate organizational leadership of such changes in a timely manner. Proactively collaborates across USAA and the Chief Legal Office to mitigate risk. Works optimally with outside counsel or contract professionals to complete assignments. May assist more senior attorneys in providing advice and counsel on highly sophisticated matters. Ensures escalation of matters presenting more significant risk to more senior attorneys. Serves as a resource to less experienced team members.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school. A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school is required. Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA. Should have 6+ years of relevant experience with 4+ years of experience as a practicing attorney. Ability to communicate legal advice effectively to business partners. Preferred Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in support of financial crimes compliance (Anti-money laundering (AML), Sanctions, Fraud, Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC)). Familiarity with AML and/or fraud processes, investigations, and reporting requirements. Working familiarity with relevant AML/Sanctions, ABAC, and/or Fraud laws, rules, and regulations. Experience with conducting/supporting internal investigations and ethics issues is a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: R0079640

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
2 N. Central
Ste. 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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