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 Compliance and Enforcement in the Enforcement Division of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The Director plans and guides an array of program activities and manages a sizeable staff in conducting complex compliance and enforcement activities.

Duties

The Director, Office of Compliance and Enforcement duties:

  • Serves as the key advisor to the Associate Director for the Enforcement Division on the formulation, planning, development, and implementation of compliance and enforcement strategies that have industry-wide, national, and/or international impact, including those related to national security.
  • Develops and manages a sizeable staff of managers, investigators, and compliance and enforcement specialists, identifying objectives and implementing office-wide practices for effectively evaluating and advancing a large caseload of compliance and enforcement matters.  Provides direction and strategic guidance on all enforcement cases.
  • Directs line managers in developing and implementing intelligence-driven targeting and investigative plans, applying facts to law, assessing the strength of evidence, and determining appropriate use of FinCEN authorities.
  • Directs line managers in conceptualizing, planning, drafting, and editing FinCEN enforcement actions and supporting memoranda. The incumbent ensures that FinCEN enforcement actions and supporting memoranda are clear, consistent, concise, and accurate.
  • Mentors line managers in developing clear and consistent case review styles and techniques, ensuring that FinCEN enforcement actions and supporting memoranda are improved at each step of the process.
  • Represents the Department of the Treasury and FinCEN in internal and interagency meetings involving the coordination of examinations, investigations, and enforcement actions.
  • Participates in important management conferences, planning sessions, or other meetings to present proposals and discuss options concerning enforcement activities that impact other programs in FinCEN.
  • Exercises first level supervision over line managers and staff involved in highly complex compliance and enforcement program activities.  Collaborates with and provides overall strategic program direction to line managers.  Formulates program goals, approves key operational processes, oversees the development and conduct of performance evaluations, promotes team building, settles disputes, recommends personnel actions, and promotes adherence to public policy, including diversity and equal opportunity in employment.
  • Helps develop appropriate standards for the referral of BSA violations to FinCEN for possible imposition of civil enforcement remedies.
  • 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.