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Sr. Manager, Sanctions Compliance

$126,800- $187,550/ year
Posted May 11
Full Time
On Site
Austin, Texas

About the team and the role:

Do you want to be a member of a best-in-class team advising and executing eBay's Anti-Money Laundering / Counter Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF) and Sanctions compliance programs? Do you want to join an innovative compliance team providing sanctions compliance expertise to lead and to enhance a high functioning program while contributing to the culture of compliance in a company on the technological edge?

eBay Commerce Inc.'s (eCI) AML and Sanctions compliance team performs a meaningful role in the execution and management of eBay's Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/anti-money laundering (AML) and Sanctions compliance programs: adhering to a set of required standards and processes regarding sanctions compliance; ensuring eBay's compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including the BSA, the USA PATRIOT Act, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs contributing to a "culture of compliance" to ensure efficient and effective management of AML and sanctions risk.

This position's responsibilities primarily involves providing guidance to eCI and eBay Inc. on the requirements and risks related to sanctions compliance, particularly compliance related to those sanctions programs administered by OFAC. The role will work in close coordination with the AML leadership team, including the Sanctions Compliance Officer and the AML Officer, and other compliance staff.


What you will accomplish:

  • Execute the strategy of the sanctions compliance program across the enterprise

  • Provide guidance and support to the Sanctions Compliance Officer, AML Officer, senior AML leadership and business units on OFAC and other sanctions matters

  • Prepare regulatory reports and other legal documents and correspondence

  • Implement and make enhancements to sanctions compliance solutions, including sanctions compliance screening systems

  • Review laws, regulations, U.S. executive orders, OFAC designations and related regulatory announcements for business impact

  • Assist in testing and audits of the sanctions compliance program and periodic OFAC and sanctions risk assessments to identify enhancement opportunities and potential solutions

  • Review, draft, and revise enterprise-wide sanctions compliance policies and procedures

  • Identify, interdict, escalate, report, and maintain records pertaining to any activity prohibited by OFAC's regulations

  • Exercise strong leadership, collaboration, and execution skills with project teams, outside vendors and consultants

  • Provide compliance input and guidance on business action plans, new products, projects, or operational requests


What you will bring:

  • 4+ years sanctions compliance work experience

  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory data source, industry regulations and regulatory compliance

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a dynamic environment while staying highly organized

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level



  • J.D. Degree

  • Admitted to bar in a U.S. state or the District of Columbia

  • 5+ years of work experience in a financial services institution, regulatory organization, fintech company, legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply OFAC and other sanctions regulations to complex transactions, products, and services in a fast-paced, real-time environment

  • In-depth understanding of OFAC's reporting requirements with an ability to manage preparation and submission of required regulatory reports

  • Deep understanding of online/e-commerce

  • ACAMS certification (or equivalent)


The pay range for this position at commencement of employment in California, Washington, or New York is expected in the range below.

$126,800 - $187,550

Base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including location, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a target bonus and restricted stock units (as applicable) in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as PTO and parental leave). Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employees will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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