AML Service Lead, Letterkenny




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MPA Recruitment has been appointed by a leading financial business in Donegal to source an AML Service Lead to join their team in Letterkenny. This is a significant organisation which continues to grow their Irish operations in Donegal and they are looking for an Analyst to support their Legal, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs department.

You will be responsible for performing Compliance reviews related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations. You will perform 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.  You will perform reviews related to client onboarding and transaction monitoring and will conduct detailed analysis of potential and existing clients to identify high-risk criteria, document results.

You will monitor new or existing clients for potential suspicious activity, including transaction monitoring for money laundering, terrorist financing or fraud, and undertakes appropriate review including the drafting of resulting Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and documents cases as appropriate. You will exercise 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.

You will have 4-6 years working experience of anti-money laundering and OFAC compliance/investigation reviews required (e.g., transaction monitoring, sanctions screening, case management), preferably in wealth management, broker dealer, insurance, or mutual funds industry. You will be experienced in conducting complex investigations and analysis (CDD/KYC, PEP/AME, etc.); with AML screening and case tools (e.g., Actimize. Mantas, etc.); and have knowledge of anti-money laundering / sanctions compliance principles under BSA, Patriot Act, OFAC, etc.

You will be joining an award-winning employer rated amongst the best places to work in Ireland. You will receive a market leading salary and benefits package reflective of your experience.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Andrew McSparran at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up-to-date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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