AML Compliance Officer

Coopman are currently partnered with an active investment manager looking to hire a AML Compliance Officer on a permanent basis, to build upon and improve existing processes.
This role will sit on the second line and be focused on advising on, and implementing, the regulatory AML compliance framework.
Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Support the Head of AML/MLRO to implement and manage the compliance plan and framework to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations.
  • Managing AML/CTF requirements of both domestic and international operations. 
  • Perform preliminary assessment on suspicious transactions and PEP.
  • Analyze regulatory and legislative developments and assess their applicability and impact to the business. 
  • Identify, assess, and advise on the internal control environment to manage AML/CTF compliance risks.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate policies, procedures and practices to meet existing and upcoming regulatory requirements.
  • Perform on-going monitoring and testing of AML/CTF activities.
  • Assist the MLRO in the preparation of reporting to senior stakeholders.
  • Perform due diligence on site reviews of outsourced service providers, as required as part of the wider business AML/CTF outsourcing framework.

Your Profile

  • At least 2 – 5 years’ experience financial services environment with relevant experience in AML compliance in the 2nd line. 
  • 3rd Level Degree, legal content is desirable.
  • A formal qualification in AML Compliance is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment as it pertains to Irish financial services companies (knowledge of the cross-border asset management or would be an advantage).
  • Can establish themselves as a Reliable Point of Contact for internal and external parties.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, both internally and externally, to be a trusted advisor on compliance obligations.
  • Italian and German language skills an advantage.
  • Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office products (incl. Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc). IT skills to include Advanced Excel and ideally some Data Analysis or Data Visualisation experience.

“Coopman Search & Selection is a purpose-led financial services recruitment company that combines lateral thinking with sector expertise across Financial Services operating in Dublin, London and New York. Coopman’s expertise spans across front office, compliance, risk, accounting and finance – delivering solutions on a retained, contingent and interim basis.
As a Certified B Corporation™, we take a different approach to how we do business. Recognised on an international scale as a company that operates for good, we value & incorporate the interests of all of our stakeholders to grow in the most sustainable manner. As a recognised Great Place to Work™, we ensure our workplace is one that fosters professional growth and collaboration.”

At a glance

  • Location: Dublin
  • Job type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Job sector: Asset Management
  • Salary: €60000 PerAnnum
  • Published: December 6, 2023