Global Financial Crimes Compliance Specialist
Bank of America Corporation
11d ago

Corporate Title : Vice President (VP)

Location : Dublin

Line of Business : Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC)

Are you a dedicated, diligent compliance professional? Want to join a dynamic, diverse team? An exciting opportunity in our Dublin office is available as a Global Financial Crimes Compliance Specialist within Dublin GFCC and Operational Risk for Financial Crimes including Fraud.

You will assist GFCC business partners in support of the identification, critical issue and timely mitigation of compliance risks in alignment with the Compliance Risk Management (CRM) Program and the Financial Crimes and Global Compliance Enterprise Policies (GC Policy).

You are responsible for ensuring consistent quality of activities, processes and outputs by engaging in effective review practices across the team.

You will be supporting the Country MLRO in Ireland (MLRO) in the execution of their role including implementing and adhering to the Global Compliance Standard Operating Procedures and executing the requirements that comprise CRM.

What will your main responsibilities involve?

  • Assisting the MLRO with oversight of the Front Line Units’ and Control Functions’ implementation of, and evaluating the adherence to, our GFCC Policy and Standards (both enterprise and country level), as applicable, in their region
  • Assisting the MLRO with oversight of the development and maintenance of the Country Level Standards for the jurisdictions within their region in accordance with the requirements of Company’s Financial Crimes Compliance Policy, to include oversight of the maintenance of the inventory of laws, rules and guidance which form the jurisdiction’s legal framework relating to financial crimes compliance
  • Conduct of financial crimes risk assessments, as required and in accordance with GFCC’s Risk Assessment processes
  • Leading testing activities and assisting with building the associated plans. This may include the recommending new testing activities or revising existing testing activities
  • Effective identification and management of any risks, issues or improvements associated with our GFCC policy
  • The appropriate raising of any matter relating to the implementation or execution of our GFCC Policy and Standards, as applicable, business leaders
  • Assisting the MLRO with any examination by a regulatory authority in Ireland
  • In conjunction with the MLRO and with the assistance, where required, of other key members of GFCC conducting investigations relating to potentially suspicious activity
  • Contributing to the completion and submission of a management information reports
  • Collaborating with the MLRO in the provision of input to GFCC Training undertaken in Ireland
  • What skills and qualifications will you ideally possess?

    Qualifications :

  • Educated to degree level or having equivalent experience
  • Legal, Compliance or Regulatory qualifications are helpful
  • Skills :

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid influencing capability across all levels of management and with regulators
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • You can make decisions in a high-energy, rapidly changing environment
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to self-identify priorities, deliver to deadline and handle challenging demands and partners
  • Great teammate, willing to interact and discuss issues in a team environment
  • Competencies :

  • A deep understanding of relevant financial crime related legislation ideally acquired through having worked in the regulated sector
  • Keen interest in the securities markets and banking world, regulation and changing legislation
  • Experience in dealing with regulators
  • Sound risk management skills and an ability to apply good judgement, take decisions when required and to call out issues when necessary
  • A flexible and solution driven perspective, able to solve problems and a determination to seek answers to complex issues
  • The ability to synthesise laws, rules and regulations into practice
  • Benefits Package :

  • Private healthcare coverage
  • Pension plan - 6% of base salary (we match employees contributions up to a maximum of 12%, or 15% after 15 years’ service)
  • Life assurance
  • Vacation 25 days (ability to flex down or up with manager approval)
  • Health screen
  • Group income protection
  • Personal accident insurance
  • As a valued member of our team you will also be eligible for a number of optional benefits including cycle to work scheme, dental cover, retail vouchers and reduced costs on selected leisure and entertainment.
  • About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services.

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

    The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.

    Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s responsibility platform.

    In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


    If you re interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.

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    We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-

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    As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment

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