U.S. Bank Payment Services CRO Sanctions Specialist in Fargo, North Dakota


The Payment Services (PS) CRO Sanctions Specialist will partner with assigned Lines of Business, other Risk/Compliance/Audit (RCA) Consultants, and RCA Managers, and Enterprise Financial Crimes Compliance (EFCC) stakeholders to, depending on their function, create, implement, maintain, review or oversee an effective risk management framework related to Economic Sanctions (ES).

Participates or leads in projects and/or activities that ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, US Bank policies, and business procedures and practices. Identifies gaps and inform solutions that manage risks resulting from inadequate internal processes, systems or human errors.

Conducts risk assessments, drives implementation plans, coordinates action plans with stakeholders, demonstrates ability to “connect the dots” among functions, projects, and risk disciplines. Identifies, responds and/or escalates risks as appropriate.

Serves as a functional liaison between the Line of Business, EFCC, AML CRO, and the various Lines of Defense.

This position will report to the Financial Crimes Specialized Functions Lead


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • 5 years of audit, project management, risk management, and / or people management experience

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Considerable knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, financial services, and regulatory trends that impact their assigned line of business

  • OFAC / Sanctions / Financial Crimes Experience

  • Understanding of the business line’s or Bank’s operations, products/services, systems, and associated risks/controls

  • Considerable knowledge of Risk/Compliance/Audit competencies

  • Strong process facilitation, project management, presentation, and analytical skills

  • Must possess business acumen and credibility to help business line(s) proactively identify and address changing workforce needs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications


Must be willing to travel – up to 20% including potential international travel

Candidate must be able to support initiatives and operations in multiple time zones

Job: Compliance / Quality Control

Primary Location: United States

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 170030120

U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.