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Financial Crime Manager

Ref: 76060

  • 80,000-85,000
  • 11 Nov 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Financial Crime Manager

About the Position

This role will support the whole organisation in respect of assurance regarding compliance with applicable statutory and governance obligations as well as the provision of advice and support in relation to  compliance obligations. The successful candidate will also provide Compliance and AML services to the relevant agencies, which are subject to relevant anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing legislation. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and maintaining oversight of the execution of the Compliance Function plan
  • Performance of monitoring and reviews and documenting findings 
  • Drafting compliance related procedures
  • Managing certain annual processes including relevant Code of Conduct undertakings and Annual Statements of Interest, with support from team members
  • Managing market abuse control processes 
  • Applying a continuous improvement mindset to the ongoing automation and enhancement of Compliance Function processes
  • Working with the other team members in the delivery of accurate and timely board/committee reports, including coordination/review of inputs;
  • Developing a sound knowledge of and keeping up to date with statutory and governance obligations as they apply
  • Co-ordinating risk attestation processes for the Compliance Unit and related areas
  • Provision of compliance related training
  • Provide support in addressing ad hoc queries and issues that may arise.
  • Providing assurance regarding compliance with affiliate agency Anti Money Laundering Policies and procedures as required, including assisting in the drafting/updating of associated compliance procedures and MLRO reports to Boards and Committees, monitoring of third parties, providing second line assurance and responding to ad hoc queries
  • Acting as an escalation point for AML related queries, including financial sanctions/PEP screening
  • Provision of ongoing training and communication of AML requirements
  • Ad-hoc projects related to financial crime compliance 


  • 5-7 years compliance experience in the financial services sector with strong experience in AML
  • Ideally, have experience of working with diverse groups of stakeholders, managing project risks and issues
  • Experience of working in a pressurised environment, managing internal and external relationships
  • While a compliance qualification is not essential, ideally the candidate should hold a relevant third level qualification
  • Deep understanding of financial markets and knowledge of products, services and practices within the financial services sector. Ideally, the candidate would have experience of working in a management or supervisory position in the financial services sector.
  • Strong understanding of AML and market abuse obligations, ideally with practical knowledge of AML and previous experience having worked in this area
  • Awareness of the compliance and financial crime risks faced
  • Understanding of compliance matters in a public sector context 
  • Strong IT skills to include familiarity with MS Office, MS Teams and project management tools

Remuneration Package

Salary €80 - €85k doe, defined benefit pension scheme, flexible working models. 

For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey in Brightwater on 01-5927885 or email me. Alternatively please apply via the link below.

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