Job Overview

Summary

Become part of the team that safeguards the financial system from the abuses of financial crime. At the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), we are at the forefront in preventing and detecting terrorist financing, money laundering, and other financial crime. Serve at the nation's financial intelligence unit and protect the United States financial system from criminals and terrorist financiers.

The incumbent serves as the Director, Office of Domestic Analysis and leads a major office of the U.S.  Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) within the Intelligence Division of the bureau.  FinCEN’s mission is to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat money laundering and promote national security through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence, and strategic use of financial authorities.  FinCEN is the financial intelligence unit (FIU) of the United States and part of a network of more than 130 such FIUs worldwide.  It analyzes and disseminates financial intelligence to a variety of stakeholders, including law enforcement, regulators, industry, and foreign partners.   FinCEN also is a regulator with overall authority for regulatory enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), including both concurrent and distinct responsibilities, depending on the sector of the financial industry.

Duties

The Director, Office of Domestic Analysis Duties:

  • Develops and manages a staff of analytic managers, senior and junior analysts, identifies objectives, and sets office-wide plan for conducting research and analysis on highly complex domestically-focused illicit finance targets. 
  • Leads and oversees deployment of a variety of data analysis tools, techniques and procedures using cutting-edge software to position the office to target complex domestically-focused illicit finance threats, including on a predictive basis.
  • Implements a standardized FinCEN analytic product line, including tactical, strategic, reactive, and proactive analytic products for a broad customer base, including law enforcement, regulators, intelligence community, foreign partners, and industry.
  • Directs the staff in conceptualizing, planning, drafting, editing, and presenting of individual FinCEN analytic products. The incumbent ensures that the office’s analytic products and presentations are clear, consistent, concise, timely, relevant and accurate.
  • Mentors subordinate managers in developing clear and consistent editing styles and techniques, ensuring that the office’s analytic products and presentations are improved at each step of the process.
  • Ensures coordination of the office’s analytical products with other stakeholders and analytic partners, and encourages analytic exchanges and joint products and briefings to the extent possible.
  • Ensures the office provides relevant analytic support and feedback to regulated BSA-filing industries to help those filers maximize the effectiveness of their BSA reporting.
  • Represents the Department of the Treasury and FinCEN in senior-level internal and interagency working groups developing strategies and operations related to the specific areas of responsibility of the office.
  • Provides input on technology and budget matters and makes business case for office resources.
  • Seeks to maximize communication with all other components of FinCEN and at all levels to ensure each component’s unique expertise and authorities are brought to bear in a collaborative effort for maximum impact against the most serious money laundering and national security threats.
  • Collaborates with other supervisors within the division on the establishment of broad program objectives, organizational goals, policies, priorities, methods to assess the accomplishment of such objectives, and the resources required to be successful.  Provides for the reporting and evaluation of program accomplishments.
  • Collaborates with other supervisors within the division on the establishment of employee performance standards, evaluates performance, promotes team building, settles disputes, recommends personnel actions, and promotes adherence to public policy, including diversity and equal opportunity in employment.
  • Provides effective leadership, mentors, develops, and motivates staff.