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Guidehouse Senior Consultant (full time role) - FFI (Financial Crime, Fraud, and Investigative Services) Advisory in McLean, Virginia

Job Family :

Risk & Regulatory Compliance Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Active Top Secret SCI (TS/SCI)

What You Will Do :

  • Review and analyze requests for exceptions and authorizations to conduct transactions that are generally prohibited by existing U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs;

  • Review and analyze a wide range of financial and business data included in license and exception applications across OFAC sanctions programs;

  • Review, analyze, and process older licensing cases across OFAC sanctions programs to reduce the backlog and better serve OFAC's customers;

  • Draft responses to potential exception requests, including but not limited to license denials, interpretive guidance, or return without action letters;

  • Research, analyze, and document complex financial, trade, and other business activities from a variety of sources, including commercial and open sources, to support sanctions programs;

  • Review pre-publication requests for sensitive or classified material; and

  • Prepare weekly meetings and progress reports for leadership review.

What You Will Need :

  • A minimum of 3 years of prior relevant experience;

  • An active and current TS/SCI federal security clearance;

  • Flexible and able to work in-office (Guidehouse’s Tysons Corner office), with the opportunity for hybrid scheduling;

  • Ability to work at the client site in Washington, DC;

  • A deep understanding of comprehensive and sectoral sanctions programs, for example related to Russia/Ukraine/Belarus, Iran (including proliferation and terrorism), transnational illicit finance, or narcotics trafficking;

  • Knowledge of methods, techniques and subject matter analysis applied to sanctions programs and investigations, plus skills in researching, collecting, and analyzing large amounts of raw data from various databases; and

  • Experience analyzing and investigating sanctions and financial crimes.

What Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience;

  • Prior experience working in or with OFAC and/or related sanctions, law enforcement, and intelligence task forces;

  • Prior experience with the submission or receipt of OFAC licensing and exception requests, whether on behalf of public or private sector bodies;

  • Data and link analysis experience inclusive of common tools such as i2 Analyst’s Notebook, Palantir, Tableau, and Gephi;

  • Public record and open source databases such as Voyager, LexisNexis, CLEAR, and PACER;

  • General knowledge of the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) organizational structure, functions, sources, and types of records maintained; and

  • Foreign language skills pertinent to current sanctions programs (including but not limited to Arabic, Belarussian, Farsi, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian).

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.