Anti-Bribery and Corruption Advisory Principal

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Anti-Bribery & Corruption Advisory Principal for our San Antonio, TX or Remote facility.

The Principal, Enterprise ABAC Advisory is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of Enterprise wide Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC). Ensures compliance with all applicable anti-bribery & corruption (ABAC) laws, rules and regulations, including the FCPA, DOJ Guidance, Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and UK Bribery Act. The position will coordinate programs/policies such as Gifts & Entertainment, Charitable Contributions/Memberships & Sponsorships, client transactions, business development agents/consultants, and other third-party risk. The ABAC Principal will execute the ABAC programs/projects aligned and integrated with corporate strategies, plans and initiatives.

Job Requirements

  • Develop, implement, and administer an Enterprise wide ABAC Risk Management Program, Policies & Procedures.     Design, evaluate and drive ABAC compliance behaviors across the enterprise.  Ensure compliance with all applicable ABAC laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for incorporating appropriate policies procures and controls into the enterprise program to mitigate risk exposure.  Drive ABAC compliance behaviors across the enterprise. 
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert and point of contact for the business on issues and/or risks related to Anti-Bribery & Corruption. Serves as a key advisor to the business on proper remediation of examination and/or audit findings.
  • Develop and implement training across all levels of the organization to support a strong Anti-Bribery & Corruption compliance culture across the enterprise, as well as in individual business units.
  • Act as a liaison with regulators, as needed, regarding Anti-Bribery & Corruption matters including audit issues and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of Anti-Bribery & Corruption compliance, new and amended laws and regulations impacting the business, and ensure the business incorporates evolving requirements and expectations in to practices and/or procedures.
  • Lead compliance and enterprise initiatives that may impact and/or benefit the successful implementation of the Enterprise Anti-Bribery & Corruption compliance program.
  • May serve as a proxy for the Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer in senior leadership forums as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Four additional years of experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 4+ years experience working within Compliance, Legal, Operations, Finance, Risk or Control functions, with 4+ years in Anti-Bribery & Corruption function.
  • Expert knowledge of Anti-Bribery & Corruption, industry practices and emerging trends.
  • Expert knowledge of requirements under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act regulations.
  • Experience applying Anti-Bribery & Corruption knowledge - including relevant industry best practices - across a broad range of financial products and services.
  • Experience interacting with legal counsel, law enforcement, regulators, and examiners on Anti-Bribery & Corruption issues.
  • Experience collaborating with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


  • MBA, JD, CCEP, CAPM, PMP or advanced degree in a related field.
  • Proven experience with ABAC policy and procedures development.
  • Provide senior level ABAC risk management direction and guidance as critical second line of defense.
  • Experience in overseeing, advising and providing guidance on ABAC laws, rules and regulations, and related policies and procedures (e.g. Gifts & Entertainment, Charitable Contributions, etc.).
  • Experience developing, maintaining and delivering targeted ABAC training to employees and management.
  • Solid understanding of banking, finance and products.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Self-starter and action oriented.
  • Ability to build rapport with key partners and interface with businesses and functions in order to facilitate the successful implementation of an enterprise wide ABAC Program.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.