• $128,470.00 -177,500.00/year*
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Legal
  • Full-Time
  • 13022 Haven Farm

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Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Director, Compliance AML for our San Antonio, TX or Phoenix, AZ facility.

The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Director of Compliance is a position within the Enterprise AML Financial Investigative Unit (FIU) which supports the priorities established by the Enterprise AML Officer and the Head of the FIU. This position will report to the Executive Director Enterprise AML FIU Operations, and will oversee the Regulatory Reporting team that files Suspicious Activity and Currency Transaction Reports as well as Quality Control and Quality Assurance for the FIU.

This role will work in close collaboration with the Enterprise AML leadership team, AML Compliance colleagues, Enterprise investigative units outside of AML, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) (e.g., data and analytics, investigations, detection, compliance testing, AML Governance), as well as functional colleagues in other areas of compliance and oversight (e.g., internal audit, regulatory affairs). USAA is looking for a Director of Compliance to be part of a dynamic AML compliance environment committed to contributing to an Enterprise-wide AML program through collaboration and team partnerships.

Manages and leads a staff in the development and implementation of strategic and tactical solutions to protect and minimize operational compliance risk to USAA. Provides operational compliance oversight for USAA, its affiliates, and USAA partnerships with external companies. Builds effective relationships with industry and regulatory authorities.

Job Requirements

  • Provides oversight and manages the changing regulatory environment.
  • Directs the review of state and federal regulatory compliance requirements to include analysis of business impact/operational risk assessment for enacted laws/regulations and recommended company compliance actions to insure regulatory compliance.
  • Proactively identifies strategic and tactical regulatory solutions by providing compliance subject matter expertise for CoSA project/process/product initiatives.
  • Identifies compliance action plans that have regulatory impact on the company's business.
  • Directs research and feasibility studies to assess regulatory compliance impacts and recommended actions on CoSA initiatives.
  • Directs the implementation of appropriate strategic/tactical solutions for compliance business requirements.
  • Ensures adoption and identifies any outstanding compliance issues.
  • Directs the monitoring and managing of regulatory requirements and reporting.
  • Manages federal/state regulatory agency relationships to obtain regulatory approvals and provides required regulatory feedback.
  • Provides oversight for compliance adherence through self assessment programs and examinations.
  • Responsible for personnel actions for staff to include hiring, coaching, employee development, recognition, performance management, promotions, dismissals, and disciplinary action.
  • Determines action(s) required to best allocate resources.
  • Develops, monitors, and analyzes budgetary and/or operation performance of department resources.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required. 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 8 or more years of AML industry experience.
  • 3 years or more years of leadership experience.
  • Develop and manage talent.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.


  • Experience with filing Suspicious Activity and Currency Transaction Reports.
  • Experience leading a quality control and quality assurance team.
  • 2+ years of financial crimes experience other than AML (e.g., financial fraud, employee investigations, insurance investigations)
  • CAMS, CFE and/or other financial crimes designations

***Selected candidates will attend and complete the Management Development School program in San Antonio, TX, during their first six months in position.***

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidatesto apply to the opening is 02/18/19 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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