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.

Incumbent serves as the Office Director, Global Analysis in the Intelligence Division of FinCEN.   The incumbent directs a staff of Intelligence Research Specialists and Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialists and associated contract staff in conducting internationally-focused proactive and reactive strategic and tactical analysis.   In particular, the Office of Global Analysis houses an analytic corps of experts on international illicit finance and financial criminal networks.  These experts provide data-driven tactical and strategic perspectives to a broad range of customers, including law enforcement, regulators, the intelligence community, foreign partners, and the financial industry.  The analyst corps leverages its expertise to analyze more than 170 million Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) records, among other sources of information, focusing on international illicit finance networks, compromised financial institutions and jurisdictions, and schemes and methods for illicit finance.  Developing technological tools will allow the division to derive new insights and leverage those insights to not only understand ongoing and historical patterns in the data but to predict future trends as well.

Duties

The Director, Office of Global Analysis Duties Include:

  • 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 internationally-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 internationally-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.