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AML Compliance Officer

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: c£45,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Sam Anderson
  • Expiry Date: 12 August 2022
  • Job Ref: SA/18985

We are working with a professional trustee company that are looking for an experienced professional to join the wider Risk & Compliance function in the role of AML Compliance Officer.

As an AML Compliance Officer, you will work closely with the Head of Risk & Compliance and the MLROs/MLCOs to support AML compliance across the business to provide guidance and support to Risk & Compliance and the wider business in respect of AML requirements.

Key Skills, Experience & Responsibilities:

•Keeping up to date with legal and regulatory obligations in respect of KYC/AML.

•Having in depth knowledge of our policies and procedures applicable to AML, client onboarding and ongoing monitoring.

•Demonstrating a good understanding of the business and its aims and objectives.

•Providing expert and constructive support to the business in respect of AML and KYC and acting as a central point of contact for our CMI teams and the wider business in respect of AML issues

•Escalating issues to CMI team Managers / Head of Risk & Compliance / the MLRO where appropriate.

•Working closely with CMI team Managers to provide operational oversight, guidance and support within CMI team, promoting collaborative working and opportunities for continual improvement.

•Taking responsibility for quality assurance and technical excellence in respect of AML and KYC issues, meeting and promoting quality standards and controls, ensuring consistency of output and appropriate record keeping.

•Understanding our AML policies and procedures and supporting appropriate application across the business; continuously identifying areas for improvement and promoting technical knowledge and competencies.

•Co-operating with Internal Audit function.

•Proactively building and developing relationships with other functions to ensure effective sharing of knowledge.

•Cascading technical knowledge and feedback from the business to Risk & Compliance function, and contributing to bulletins, lessons learnt and feedback loops to support continuous improvement and best practice

•Supporting Head of Risk & Compliance to provide training to the business and undertaking liaison activities, acting as a credible ambassador for Risk & Compliance.

•Ensuring clear and accurate audit trails are maintained to demonstrate steps taken in respect of AML/KYC and to evidence our decision making.

•Drafting communications to the business, using own initiative (with support from Head of Risk & Compliance).

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.