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IT Advisory Senior, Financial Services, Regulatory Compliance – Sanctions

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We help some of the leading financial institutions in the world stay ahead of key regulatory requirements in the Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management and Insurance spaces. We aim to deliver industry leading regulatory and technology insights to help our clients mitigate risks to their business.   At EY, we hire professionals from around the world who have a diverse range of financial services, regulatory and technology backgrounds.  This allows us to provide a broad range of advisory services in areas such as traded products and wealth management, financial crimes, consumer compliance, and regulatory transformation.

The opportunity


You’ll focus on technology improvement in a broad range of compliance areas, including economic sanctions, helping global financial services firms with their strategic enhancements of technology systems or operational processes, remediation of data quality issues, regulatory issues and findings.

Your key responsibilities


Providing strategic enhancement of sanctions technology systems or operational processes supporting the regulatory compliance function within financial services firms. Practical experience in data mapping, data quality analysis, model validations, system assessment, vendor selection, and performance testing & tuning.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Interfacing directly with clients and performing project management functions

  • Gathering sanctions and financial services compliance business requirements

  • Translating business requirements into technology system functional requirements

  • Developing system change and configuration options

  • Implementing changes to third-party and custom development systems

  • Testing sanctions screening system changes and configurations

  • Assessing sanctions compliance programs and technology

  • Performing data analysis on subsets of client and transaction data and assessing data availability, adequacy and quality

  • Documentation skills (BRD/FRD), and able to document client inputs, analysis, findings etc.


To qualify for the role you must have


  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, management information systems, engineering or applied sciences

  • More than three year’s relevant work experience gained within the financial services industry

  • Experience in working with at least one economic sanctions subject area, such as customer and payment screening, watchlist management, watchlist filtering, sanctions risk assessments, export control, sanctions/Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) program audit, sanctions compliance analytics, model risk management, tuning and optimization

  • Ability and comfort in researching client inquiries and emerging issues relating to economic sanctions, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Experience in working with sanctions technology platforms, including but not limited to FircoSoft – Firco Continuity & Firco Trust, LexisNexis - Bridger, NICE Actimize - WLF, CGI - HotScan, Accuity – Compliance Link

  • Experience working with any one of the list provider databases, including but not limited to such as Factiva, Dow Jones, and World-Check

  • Experience in working with any one visualization tools such as Spotfire, Tableau, and Qlikview

  • Experience working with databases like Oracle SQL Developer and Microsoft SQL Server

  • Understanding of one or more global payment systems like SWIFT, Fedwire, and ACH

  • Preferred certifications such as Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fraud Examiner Certification (CFE)


What we look for


EY offers a superb working environment thanks to our commitment to flexibility, inclusiveness and development.  Our employees have different backgrounds and skills, but similar values.  We look for high performers who consistently deliver quality work while continually looking for ways to improve.  We want you to have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability, and know how to build relationships by doing the right thing.  This often takes people with the courage to lead, and who inspire and motivate others in times of both prosperity and challenge.


What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:


  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


Join us in building a better working world.  Apply now.



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