Compliance Optimization Manager

Brown Brothers Harriman   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Financial Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 395 days ago

Compliance Optimization Manager

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating withothers to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can.  Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.  If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you

Join us as a Compliance Optimization Manager

Brown Brothers Harriman is currently recruiting for a Compliance Optimization Manager to join our Core Compliance team.  In this role you will be responsible for providing support to the Co-Heads of Core Compliance relating to key Core Compliance processes, projects and functions.  The primary focus of the role will be related to providing support and analysis for Compliance-related technology projects.  The role will also include involvement in various projects and initiatives, preparation of Compliance senior management reporting, designing and implementing enhancements to Core Compliance functions, collection and analysis of data relating to the Core Compliance Program and assisting other members of the Core Compliance team as needed.

Some of your key responsibilities include:  

  • Compliance Technology--Serve as Business Analyst for Compliance technology projects and initiatives; lead meetings between Compliance and Systems to develop and document Compliance's system needs, goals and workflows; coordinate and build Compliance system user acceptance testing for new system rollout and change management.
  • Management Reporting and Project Management--Work with Core Compliance team to collect data and metrics,  design and develop reporting templates and enhance existing approach to Compliance data management; provide PM support to Core Compliance projects by tracking deliverables and outstanding issues, assisting team with audits and maintain and updating the Compliance Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA)
  • Compliance Advisory--Provide advice on various core and regulatory compliance issues as needed; support and represent as needed Core Compliance management in firm wide projects and initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 7 - 10 years of relevant compliance experience
  • Prior experience in a large financial organization
  • Experience evaluating, selecting and implementing Compliance technology solutions
  • Detail oriented and ability to identify and resolve problems  and work independently
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong data analysis skills, including fluency with Excel

What We Offer:

  • A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can
  • Direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world
  • Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself—without leaving the firm
  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective
  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing  good health, financialsecurity, and peace of mind
  • Rewarding  work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage
  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others