AML Analyst

Job Overview

Our client is seeking a skilled AML Analyst to join their growing operation in Donegal for an initial 11-month contract.

This is a new division in Ireland for this large international operation and the successful people will be involved in the building out of the team.
The focus for the role is performing Compliance reviews related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations.

The successful candidate will receive extensive training from business partners.

You will be partnering with the US arm of the organisation and as a result, the standard working hours are 1 pm to 9 pm daily.

Performs comparative analysis between information on policies, accounts, contracts, and transactions versus a variety of sanctions or high-risk lists and/or basic AML/OFAC risks.
Performs reviews related to client onboarding and transaction monitoring. Performs detailed analysis of potential and existing clients to identify high-risk criteria, document results.
Exercises judgment and discretion in the process of identifying and resolving problems/issues in all cases based on AML/sanctions expertise and experience, and consideration of business line and products involved.
Consult with business partner for guidance to appropriately disposition cases and/or further escalate to Director, where applicable.
Provides AML/sanctions subject matter guidance to business areas by identifying problem situations, analyzing causes and recommending corrective action.
Utilizes negotiating skills with business groups and field offices to obtain appropriate information/documentation to resolve cases.
Manage a small team of AML associates & provide on-site oversight and guidance for quality-related control/work management to associates and lead the AML workstream.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
College Degree Preferred
4-6 years working experience of anti-money laundering and OFAC compliance/investigation reviews required
Experience conducting complex investigations and analysis (CDD/KYC, PEP/AME, etc.)
Experience with AML screening and case tools (e.g., Actimize. Mantas, etc.); strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of anti-money laundering/sanctions compliance principles under BSA, Patriot Act, OFAC
Experience with Mutual fund, Life Insurance, Annuities, and/or retail Broker/Dealer products highly preferred
Excellent English verbal, written skills, and interpersonal skills to work mainly directly with US stakeholders
Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Must be able to work in a high-volume team environment and maintain quality of output
Self-directed and motivated - ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects
Must be flexible and adaptable to changing work requirements as a member of a dynamic team
Legal/Regulatory/Control, counter-terrorist finance or anti-\fraud experience strong plus

If you have 4 years + AML experience and are seeking a role that will bring you to the beautiful North West of Ireland - apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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