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2022-36655 -

Director of Sanctions Strategy & Operations

Location(s): Mountain View, California
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Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

With Intuit, you’ll work at a leading innovative tech company that powers prosperity around the world through our global financial platform of products including TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, Credit Karma, and MailChimp. We are using AI, data, and emerging technologies to solve challenging financial problems for 50M+ people. Through our innovative products, expert services, and social impact initiatives in distressed communities, we’re driven every day to bring a better financial life to everyone.

Intuit is consistently rated one of the “Best Places to Work” by our employees as a result of our commitment to our core values and always having an employee first mindset. We strive for an inclusive environment and a work-life balance because we value each person individually.

Intuit Risk organization is seeking a Director of Sanctions Operations and Strategy  to help drive our sanctions program for the company. This leader will be responsible for the operations of our sanctions screening program and identifying ways to  efficiently leverage our processes, data, and technology. This leader will lead a team of 10+ business operations and program management professionals along with contingent heads to accelerate the organization’s highest priorities by driving alignment, accountability and operational rigor across the product and business segments. The right candidate will be a well-rounded and strategic thinker, be a boundaryless leader looking for creative ways to overcome challenges and serve as a talent steward. They should be highly motivated to succeed, and empower their team to do so, in an influential manner, that engenders trust and confidence at all levels across the organization.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years in sanctions screening operations, ideally at a high-growth technology company.
  • Proven experience ensuring revenue and efficiency goals are achieved through the balancing of both the short- and long-term strategy.
  • Excellent leadership skills; comfortable working in ambiguity and demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment and ability to both influence and develop strong partnerships at all levels.
  • Strong communicator who knows how to translate analysis into business insights and objectives, and communicate objectives, plans, status and results clearly.
  • Solutions-oriented, with a track record of identifying and implementing creative solutions.
  • Strong coach and experience in building high performing organizations.
  • Experience driving large-scale strategic initiatives.
  • Strong business acumen, backed by a data-driven foundation.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, bias for action and a passion for delivering great customer experiences.
  • Willing to travel 10% of the time to work directly with distributed team members.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a high performing team to drive the overall strategy and planning process for the sanctions operations organization; drive the day-to-day business operations of the group, including 3 and 1 year planning processes, as well as annual and quarterly goal setting and tracking. Work in close collaboration with the leadership team to deliver the annual plans, identifying and prioritizing opportunities and risks.
  • Continue to evolve the sanctions program in the coming months and years ahead — including how to enhance application of data science, strategy, and technology platforms to make this capability world class for Intuit.
  • Partner and be the thought leader with Legal and Compliance to develop operating rigor to drive efficiency and adherence to compliance requirements. Build strong cross functional relationships with Legal, Security, and Technology to support the onboarding of new products, changes to the regulatory landscape and evolution of existing product offerings.
  • Ensure strict adherence to program compliance requirements by overseeing/managing regular reviews/QA of metric dashboards and agent-initiated decisions
  • Build and foster strong leaders in the team that can lead operations  of Sanctions Screening and Embargo Country Blocking program.
  • Manage maintenance of adequate documentation to support strong governance around Sanctions/OFAC screening and monitoring including operations policies and procedures.
  • Perform enhanced due diligence and reviews on high risk customers.
  • Monitor regulatory developments and industry trends.
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