A Financial Institution is seeking for a proactive and eager professional for the position of AML Officer to join the Compliance/AML department.
The role supports various Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes, which include transaction monitoring of Suspicious Activity and Reporting, global Sanctions Screening, Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) or other AML processes. The AML Officer will also work closely with the rest of the AML team for continuous improvements, AML auditing and reporting requirements.
Primary duties and responsibilities
Investigate, analyze and identify AML transaction alerts which may lead to filing Suspicious Activity Reports as required by law
Detect potential suspicious activity when complex manual processes are needed
Participate in the Compliance audits on AML issues according to the Annual Activity Plan
Participate in the fine tuning of the AML systems
Conduct Sanctions, PEP, and adverse media checks
Cooperate with law enforcement officers and local authorities by providing accurate records within a legal framework, ensuring all their enquiries are dealt with
Previous experience 4-6 years in similar position within a Bank
Knowledge of current AML legislation, Global Sanctions and Embargoes, Money Laundering techniques/patterns.
Strong IT skills. Previous experience in the Fine tuning of AML systems will be considered an asset
Willingness to educate other colleagues who are less aware of the risk of Money Laundering displaying a supportive and understanding mindset
A proactive, can-do attitude with strong attention to detail
Ability to think outside the box and help improve the business, department and processes
Excellent knowledge of English skills (written and verbal)