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Associate Director-Economic Sanctions and Export Controls

Montvale, New Jersey


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Associate Director-Economic Sanctions and Export Controls

Requisition #: 83891

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Birmingham, AL; Bentonville, AR; Tempe, AZ; Boulder, CO; Denver, CO; Hartford, CT; Stamford, CT; Washington, DC; Ft Lauderdale, FL; Jacksonville, FL; Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL; Atlanta, GA; Des Moines, IA; Boise, ID; Chicago, IL; Lisle, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Louisville, KY; Baton Rouge, LA; Monroe, LA; New Orleans, LA; Shreveport, LA; Boston, MA; Baltimore, MD; Detroit, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Minneapolis, MN; Kansas City, MO; St Louis, MO; Jackson, MS; Charlotte, NC; Greensboro, NC; Raleigh, NC; Winston-Salem, NC; Lincoln, NE; Omaha, NE; Montvale, NJ; Short Hills, NJ; Woodcliff Lake, NJ; Albuquerque, NM; Las Vegas, NV; Albany, NY; Melville, NY; New York, NY; Rochester, NY; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Oklahoma City, OK; Harrisburg, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Providence, RI; Greenville, SC; Knoxville, TN; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Richardson, TX; San Antonio, TX; Alexandria, VA; McLean, VA; Norfolk, VA; Richmond, VA; Milwaukee, WI

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, Economic Sanctions and Export Controls to join our Risk Management organization.


  • Contributes to the Economic Sanctions and Exports Controls programs and is responsible for helping to drive outcomes which have a material effect on the department as a whole
  • Accountable for defined projects within the Economic Sanctions and Exports Controls program, including gathering information from stakeholders, comparing and evaluating possible courses of conduct and tracking progress of the project
  • Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgement; relies on guidance for more complex decision-making; provides recommendations for strategies and programs to improve productivity, service level and quality of advice and guidance that make a meaningful impact
  • Establishes trust with peers and management across the Risk Management function and influences the thinking and approach around individual projects; contributes to enhancements of economic sanctions and export control processes, guidance and tools, as well as the group’s strategic planning
  • Manages relationships with third party service providers who support sanctions screening, including planning of short-term needs, oversight of work product and acting as the first point of escalation; manages relationship with screening software service providers and internal IT resources to identify and resolve technology issues and improvements
  • Develop economic sanctions and export control training content for in-person and web-based trainings; prepare draft responses to ad hoc export control or sanctions questions from the business; liaise with other departments to file U.S. export control declarations for exports of IT resources; determine export control classification numbers (ECCNs) and Bureau of Industry compliance requirements for applications 


  • Minimum seven years of recent relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field from accredited university or college; Juris Doctor or Master's in related field preferred
  • Draft export controls and sanctions compliance procedures for the U.S. and Americas
  • Experience analyzing sanctions screening results; proven track record of process engineering and relationship building skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, MS Teams and in a sanctions screening system, preferred

Colorado Salary Statement:

The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role.  Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: Low: $120000 - High: $200000

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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