JPMorgan Chase OFAC/Sanctions Auditor - Associate in New York, New York

The JPMorgan Chase Audit Department is accountable to the Audit and Examining Committee of the Board of Directors, the Office of the Chairman, senior management and our global and local regulators. The global Audit Department has in excess of 1,000 Audit officers. The Audit Department is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environment across the firm’s line of business. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a team of financial business and integrated technology specialists.

The Corporate Sector Audit team provides audit coverage of key corporate functions including Finance, Compliance (including AML), Tax, Corporate Real Estate, Third Party Oversight and Global Security & Investigations (GS&I). The team also works closely with each Line of Business Audit team to ensure consistent coverage of compliance, finance and risk topics.

Position Description:

The Corporate Sector OFAC and Sanctions Senior Auditor position, based in New York, will report directly into the Corporate Sector OFAC and Sanctions Team Lead who is responsible for audit coverage of Global Financial Crimes Compliance and Chief Administrative Office. The Senior Auditor will be responsible for assisting with ongoing risk assessments, control identification, audit execution and continuous monitoring activities.


  • Lead or assist on audit engagements covering OFAC and Sanctions functions including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, audit report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure.

  • Proactive coordination/interaction with the Global Corporate Sector AML auditors and line of business audit teams.

  • Communicate audit findings to management and identify opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls.

  • Accountable for meeting deliverables, adhering to department and professional standards and utilizing consistent methodology.

  • Provide ongoing continuous monitoring and relationship management for certain key Corporate Sector Groups.

  • Be prepared to travel to locations domestically (10%).

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other quantitative discipline

  • Past experience as a bank examiner, auditor, consultant or compliance professional (4+ years)

  • Proven ability to be able to multi task, complete projects on time and on budget, and adjust to changing priorities.

  • Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness.

  • Proficiency in risk analysis and report preparation.

  • Proven ability and desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically.

  • Excellent communication (i.e., verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change.

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability.

  • CAMS and/or Audit Certification a plus

  • Understanding/experience of OFAC, Sanctions and/or BSA, AML, KYC a plus but not required

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.