Sanctions Specialist

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL

Full-time
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for analyzing and managing risk management issues. Identifies, measures, and makes decisions on operational and enterprise risks.

Responsibilities

Maintains the data quality of risk management systems.
Documents and communications business risks to management.
Identifies risks and mitigating factors of potential investments, including asset types and values, legal and ownership structures, professional reputations, customer bases, and industry segments.
Devises systems and processes to monitor validity of risk-modeling outputs.
Provides the business with recommendations to control or reduce risk.
Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Risk Management, Operations, or related field
2+ years of experience in AML, Compliance, Risk, or related field
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:
6+ years of experience in AML, Compliance, Risk, or related field
Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.

Work Perks:
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Adoption Assistance
Annual Flu Shots
Commuter Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Mother’s Rooms
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Recognition Program
Service Anniversary Awards
Tuition Reimbursement

Health:
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner

Financial Wellness:
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Financial Engines
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs