AML Compliance Specialist 12 Month Contract Dublin or Meath
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of Financial Crime (HoFC). The successful candidate’s responsibilities include assisting the HoFC in reviewing and tracking queries in the Financial Crime team, researching regulatory matters (as part of regulatory horizon process) executing AML monitoring and reporting and assisting the HoFC and wider compliance team to ensure that the requirements as set out by the relevant regulatory bodies are adhered to.
The AML Compliance Specialist must be capable of dealing with AML / CTF and FS matters in a broad range of regulated environments and understand and research technical, legal and regulatory issues and be able to recognise these in the workplace.
They should ensure a professional relationship is maintained with clients and stakeholders at all times. The person must also show confidence in their knowledge, develop an understanding of how the business works and to ensure that they communicate effectively to their peers and management.
Main Accountabilities : Review and Analysis
Review and Analysis
Review and analyse AML and Compliance queries from Stakeholders ensuring queries are tracked to completion.
Assist stakeholders in interpreting the AML / CTF and FS policy to ensure full compliance with the policy
Review documentation received for MLRO approval and liaise with the business to ensure they are complete and accurate.
Assist in the oversight of Screening on all clients and assist in reviewing possible matches to identify if True matches
Assist in the oversight of the AML / CTF and FS program for the Group in Ireland
Reviews and highlights any regulatory changes in Ireland and in the European Union
Reporting -Board, Committees, Management etc
Ensure the report timetable is adhered to by Financial Crime team
Assist in preparation and timely delivery all AML / CTF and FS compliance reports and deliverables including data analysis and report writing.
Assist in the preparation of the Annual AML Risk Assessment including data analysis and report preparation.
Working with the HoFC to ensure that reports are complete accurate and issued on time
Assist and provide training to Stakeholders
Oversight of AML inboxes with escalation of queries / notifications as appropriate
Assist HoFC assigning responsibility for the preparation of responses to regulatory queries
Liaise with internal departments and Group Offices to complete AML compliance requirements
The Person :
A third level Business / Finance / Legal qualification with experience in Financial Services preferred. LCOI or CAMs certified qualified.
A knowledge / experience of Irish and European Legislation and best practices in relation to Compliance (Anti Money Laundering) is desired
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent reporting skills.