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AML Specialist

Ref: 9220205

  • €40,000 - €45,000
  • 09 Jan 2020
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm



AML Specialist required for Fund Services Company.

Your core responsibilities in this role will involve performing risk assessments to clients and investors daily and adhering to SLA’s. A key objective is to ensure clients and their investors meet the requirements of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010- 2018, and the Proceeds of Crime Law in the Cayman Islands. The AML team is responsible for effectively managing competing internal deadlines and priorities. The department acts as primary point of contact for clients regarding AML queries.

Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessing all new and existing investors and clients and escalate potential risks as applicable
  • Preparing investor and client files for sign off (AML clearance)
  • Liaising with investors and clients, through telephone/written communication, until all requested AML documentation has been obtained
  • Maintaining a record of complete and incomplete AML investors and ensuring action is taken to receive all outstanding documentation
  • Clearing and/or investigating/verifying possible matches as generated by LexisNexis application used to scan investor base against PEP lists, adverse media, and sanctions screening.
  • Timely follow up on pending AML requests
  • Subject matter expert for AML an internal point of contact for other teams
  • Assist in the delivery of the compliance monitoring programme
  • Drafting of desk policy procedures
  • Learn about new regulation and assist the business in complying with its regulatory obligations
  • Handling and escalating complex queries and complaints in accordance with company policy; Preparing investor files for review by the Senior Manager, Compliance or MLRO
  • Carry out AML refresh projects and keep AML records up-to-date
  • Manage the AML Mailbox and assist with different reporting
Essential Requirements
  • Work in a timely and accurate manner with a structured and determined approach to work
  • Willingness to take ownership of problems and ability to communicate with clients and colleagues at all levels, while maintaining a high level of professionalism
  • Proactive and common-sense approach to problems and escalate where necessary
Desirable Requirements
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • ACOI qualifications
  • Experience in working to tight deadlines
  • Third level or professional qualification desirable
For more information about this job, or other Risk, Compliance and Financial Services Jobs, contact Dara Carroll by e-mail in Brightwater at 01-662 1000 or click ‘Apply’ below.