Compliance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Financial Crime Risk Management Associate

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world's leading provider of online travel and related services, provided to consumers and local partners in more than 220 countries and territories through five primary consumer-facing brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. For more information, visit BookingHoldings.com and follow us on X (formerly known as Twitter) @BookingHoldings.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the BHI Financial Crime Risk Management (“FCRM”) team for a Senior Associate role. This role will be fundamental to the successful and smooth operation of the Group’s FCRM program.

The BHI Financial Crime Risk Management Senior Associate will sit in the Financial Crime Program Office and will be responsible for managing key parts of the Financial Crime Program, including strategy and administration, across the BHI group of brands and businesses.

You will act as a key point of contact and coordination for FCRM  matters and will be working closely with teams across Booking Holdings’ Brands and businesses to ensure a coordinated approach across the Group as we drive improvements to our program and manage any Financial Crime-related issues. You will also help deliver on FCRM strategy and senior management presentations, training content development, and oversee the administration of the FCRM Program, including strategic decisions on resources, budget allocations, and vendor engagements.

In this role you will get to:

  • Maintain an awareness of Financial Crime regulations and requirements to support the development of policies and processes and build a culture of Financial Crime compliance, awareness, and prevention within the BHI Group of brands and businesses.

  • Build and maintain a training program for Financial Crime, including induction training and E-Learning, to effectively embed our Financial Crime culture and awareness.

  • Develop strategic presentations and reporting for senior management on the FCRM Program and its strategic vision.

  • Conduct gap analysis in Financial Crime Risk Management and present areas of improvement to senior leadership. 

  • Administer FCRM resource oversight, budget allocations, and vendor engagements.

  • Work closely with teams across the brands and businesses, including compliance, to manage  Financial Crime-related issues and ensure a coordinated response across the group. Support the business and the compliance team with ad hoc compliance matters and act as a key point of contact and coordination for all Financial Crime Risk Management matters in the Group.

What you have:

  • Excellent communication and cooperation skills.

  • Excellent in slide presentations and memo writing.

  • Accounting and budget management.

  • Project and program management,

  • Relevant experience working in a Financial Crime prevention function within a bank, FinTech, Payments company, or consulting

  • Good knowledge of current Sanctions regimes (OFAC, EU, OFSI)

  • Dynamic, proactive, and possess excellent communication skills. Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and engage people at all management levels.

  • Tenacious and high attention to detail with the ability to identify issues, solve problems, and propose practical solutions

  • Open to international travel

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity, and collaboration.

There are a variety of job-related factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible to be considered for an annual bonus and equity grant.

The base salary range for Connecticut and the NYC-metro area is $84,600-$103,400.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program designed to keep you and your family healthy, plan for the future, and make the most out of life. For a glimpse of our benefits offerings, please see here. In addition to competitive health and wellness benefits, we currently offer other perks to eligible employees, such as: tuition reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, discounts, and more! 

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to click the "apply" button!

EEO Statement:

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email reasonableaccommodation@bookingholdings.com with your request. M/F/V/D/S

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