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Regulatory Operations Manager

Ref: 78561

  • 50,000-60,000
  • 12 Jan 2023
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Regulatory Operations Manager

About the Company

Cross border insurance company with circa 100 people in Dublin. Part of a leading Northern European financial services company. 

About the Position

The role will interact with the Compliance, Operations, Risk, Legal, Customer Service and IT departments - acting as a link between Regulatory Operations in projects such as process improvement, product or regulatory changes, deliveries and new releases/initiatives. Join a team of 2 with a lot of interaction, this is very much a hands on role and will suit someone with a strong AML background. The role sits in the 1st line. 

Key Responsibilities

  • A solid understanding of the regulatory environment and an ability to understand and interpret new/existing regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to assess the applicability of new and existing regulatory requirements and to oversee their implementation within the business.
  • Must be a ‘hands on’ manager who will work with all administrative and reporting tasks.
  • Support the AML5 Improvement Plan, including training, advice, periodic reviews, best practice and company instruction updates etc.
  • Support the AML & Sanctions Operative Responsible (Head of Regulatory Operations) in the preparation of the annual Risk Assessments on Financial Sanctions, Product & Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.
  • Assist the Data Protection Responsible (Head of Regulatory Operations) with various tasks pertaining to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • First line oversight of PEP, Financial Sanctions and FCRM (Financial Crime Risk Management - transaction monitoring) alert handling, including the management of technical queries
  • Conduct FATCA, CRS & DAC6 robust quarterly controls and prepare quarterly and annual submission to tax authorities.
  • Assist in the preparation of AML KRIs which are reported on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Prepare and perform quality checks to meet Spanish, Belgian and Italian monthly and annual fiscal and regulatory reporting obligations.
  • Participation in various AML, Financial Crime Prevention (FCP) and Sanctions Group projects and working groups
  • Management responsibility for one direct report
  • Ad hoc projects as required


  • Relevant third level degree
  • Must be adept with advanced skills in MS office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to write reports and prepare presentations to an executive standard
  • Highly motivated and independent and able to operate with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Presentation skills with ability to engage an audience, communicate comfortably and clearly and articulate with visual aids
  • Proven ability to work to multiple tight deadlines
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • A high degree of accountability, with strong decision-making skills and strong interpersonal and collaborations skills with peers and colleagues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements for the Life Insurance Industry
  • Previous experience working on AML design and implementation including systems, policies, processes, procedures, governance related issues and/or end-to-end operating models, is an advantage
  • Proven leadership ability

Remuneration Package

Perm role, hybrid working (3/2), salary €50 - €60k plus benefits package applies. 
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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