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Senior Analyst - AML operations

Our Client provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, they serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

 

As part of the Ireland Investor AML Operations team, they are currently recruiting for a 6-month Maternity cover role that requires the completion of a workload, with guidance from colleagues and line management, to support all aspects of AML of investors in line with:

 

  • AML Legislation/Regulation & Guidance/Best Practice.
  • The Ireland Investor AML Department’s processes and procedures.

 

In addition, the role requires partners to hold, build and maintain strong relationships with the Transfer Agency and Client Services Departments, as well as other key stakeholders, to deliver a robust AML service to entire client and investor base.

 

The key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of AML operations workload allocated on a daily basis.
  • Actively participates in AML operations review off investor documentation for all investors, including the review of investor documentation in adherence with AML policy and procedures.
  • Works with colleagues and line management in reviewing such investor documentation and efficiently sourcing outstanding investor due diligence documentation (if any) with professionalism of approach and timely escalation of material issues arising.
  • Is aware of and has the ability and confidence to assess adverse media on investor accounts as well as assessing high-risk factors linked to accounts, such as the involvement of PEP’s.
  • Escalates, and assists with, the resolution of more complex problems and critical issues as referred to the Investor AML Operations team, as well as those received from other internal and/or related external parties.
  • Ensures that all queries from internal and external parties are dealt with efficiently and professionally, with support from line management where required. 
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with clients and partners in other departments.
  • Works with line management to ensure that the Investor AML team meets the required audit, risk and compliance standards as determined, from time to time, in accordance with changes in legislation and guidance.
  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of AML regulation and best practice and uses this knowledge to promote enhancements to the AML processes and procedures.
  • Performs additional work where volume or absence requires such workload to be completed across AML Ongoing Monitoring.


Skills & Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of day-to-day AML and Transfer Agency operations and the wider funds administration business.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Effective risk management.
  • Ability to research, understand and deliver solutions to issues, including more complex issues as agreed with line management.
  • Previous experience in an AML, Compliance or Transfer Agency role is preferable.
  • Knowledge or awareness of the AML regulatory environment in Ireland and the UK.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and drive workloads forward using own initiative.
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications relating to designated areas of responsibility.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Kennedy

jessica.kennedy@collinsmcnicholas.ie

021-2427110