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Director – CDD

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: €80,000 - €90,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Sam Anderson
  • Contact Email: sanderson@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2022
  • Job Ref: SA/19190

Job Description:

Our client is an industry leader in administration, asset servicing, banking, and fund financing.

This role involves full ownership of the Client Due Diligence team across various locations and jurisdictions. This is a leadership position with the opportunity to develop and maintain a team of talented individuals. As the Director - CDD you will be reporting to the Executive Director – Client Integration.

Responsibilities:

• Act as escalation point and SME on all KYC matters

• Act as a decision maker in terms of what exceptions to the process can be accepted and which need to be escalated further

• Second level review and sign-off of Client Risk Assessment Forms created by the Client Integration Team (CI), for new clients as part of the on-boarding process including files related to more complex engagements

• Manage a team including all areas of people management, recruitment & selection

• Manage OGM stats and backlogs

• Where required, report on OGM status to various committees

• Where required, review new client documentation in a timely manner and present findings to CI clearly and concisely

• Where required, review and sign off on Client Verification Checklists prepared for new clients by CI

• Spot check of the review of CDD files on a periodic and trigger basis as part of our Ongoing Monitoring (“OGM”) Process

• Maintenance and safe keeping of CDD documents, files and OGM trackers

• Ensure compliance with the AML Framework in place, across all relevant business areas and jurisdictions

• Liaising with Clients through written communication, on a periodic basis until all appropriate CDD documentation has been obtained

• Ensuring queries and emails, both internally and externally are responded to in a timely and accurate manner

• Identify issues and ensure appropriate action is taken or escalated

Key Requirements:

• A minimum of 7 years’ experience within an AML / Compliance role

• Proven track record as a people manager

• Significant experience reviewing AML documents at a client and/or investor level

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.

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