AML / KYC Specialist (Various Levels)

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

• Plan and execute the firm’s periodic Financial Crime risk assessment and the firm’s monitoring and testing program, in accordance with industry standards and expectations of management, auditors, and the Central Bank of Ireland
• Maintain and enhance risk management policies and methodologies
• Design queries and conduct analysis of large data sets to measure risk factors and controls
• Identify and monitor new and emerging risks
• Assess and maintain control inventory and framework
• Liaise with business partners on new initiatives, products, and other matters as it relates to the risk assessment
• Evaluate risks associated with AML, Sanctions and anti-fraud processes and recommend enhancements, where appropriate
• Develop compliance solutions that satisfy relevant regulations while executing sound business judgment
• Manage and develop a small team

Qualifications & Experience

• University degree or higher
• 2+ years of relevant AML, Sanctions and Fraud experience, preferably at a large broker or other financial institution with an international customer base, gained in either an AML, Risk or Audit function
• In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, industry standards, risk management and controls
• High degree of comfort with technology and a functional understanding of how technology can be applied to business and regulatory solutions
• Willing to take on additional responsibility, potentially including expansion of the role to cover other Compliance, non-AML areas
• Outstanding leadership, communication, analytical, and project management skills
• Ability to work under pressure, formulate and articulate solutions and defend assumptions

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