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AVP, Compliance in Brighton, MA at Global Atlantic

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.

Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with leading investment and risk management, alongside a strong financial foundation.

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the life and annuity insurance industry and is well-positioned as a leader across our businesses. Global Atlantic invests in its people because it believes they are critical to the long term success of its business.


Global Atlantic seeks an experienced compliance professional with a minimum of five years of financial services industry experience to join its Compliance Department, with a focus on anti-fraud and anti-money laundering, and data privacy related matters.  The Assistant Vice President will join the Boston, MA-based team to play a key role in addressing compliance and regulatory issues affecting Global Atlantic’s businesses.  This position will involve close collaboration with other compliance professionals, attorneys and business stakeholders across Global Atlantic, including personnel in Operations, Information Security, Technology, Treasury, HR, and other functional areas within the organization. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop strategic, comprehensive programs governing anti-money laundering, fraud prevention and privacy, and work closely with senior management to establish effective governance for the programs
  • Define, develop, maintain and implement internal policies and processes that enable consistent, effective practices that minimize risk to the company, its policyholders and other stakeholders
  • Perform or oversee initial and periodic risk assessments/analyses, and corresponding mitigation and remediation
  • Lead response efforts in relation to privacy inquiries and regulatory investigations, in collaboration with Legal; maintain research repository concerning applicable state and federal privacy/data breach notification requirements
  • Conduct ongoing compliance monitoring activities in coordination with other compliance and operational risk assessment functions
  • Oversee, develop and deliver ongoing training to the workforce in the areas of privacy, fraud prevention, anti-money laundering and related issues
  • Conduct research on legal, regulatory and compliance issues as needed
  • Assist with ad hoc projects, special project work, and various Legal & Compliance Department initiatives


  • A. from accredited four year university; Juris Doctor preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in anti-money laundering and fraud laws and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience in state and federal privacy laws
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in the financial services industry
  • Strong knowledge of the business and regulatory regimes related to life insurance and annuity products is a plus
  • Relevant certifications such as in the privacy, fraud or anti-money laundering areas, preferred but not required
  • Ability to make decisions, use independent judgment, establish priorities and work effectively on multiple initiatives concurrently
  • Ability to work across the enterprise and present complex matters to senior business leaders
  • Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team
  • Exemplary communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated self-starter, strong work ethic, high level of personal integrity and accountability, and demonstrated level of maturity, discretion and judgment
  • Team player - collaborative, enthusiastic and results-oriented
  • Excellent academic credentials and references

Global Atlantic is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.


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