Compliance and AML Officer

  • Permanent
  • Location: Wicklow
  • Ref: 917602

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What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Compliance and AML Officer for our financial services client, based in North Wicklow.

The Compliance Officer and MLRO will report to the CEO and the Board of Directors of and is responsible for the management of all aspects of the day-to-day compliance and AML requirements within the company as well as fostering and encouraging a culture of compliance throughout the workplace.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that the company is fully compliant in accordance with the provisions of the relevant legal Acts and the regulatory notices as issued by the Central Bank of Ireland
  • Ensuring that the Board of Directors and CEO stay informed of emerging relevant statutory and legal requirements and notifying the relevant officers in a timely manner
  • Advising the Board of Directors and CEO on new and impending statutory and regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Developing and implementing an annual compliance plan including systems and controls to ensure the company complies with statutory and regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Monitoring daily activities under the compliance plan and reporting to the Board of Directors on a regular basis, at least quarterly
  • Monitoring the systems and controls in place to ensure officers comply with any applicable individual legal regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Ensuring that all obligations in relation to AML are met and producing a monthly and annual report to the Board of Directors updating them on all issues as per the AML policy
  • Reporting compliance and AML exceptions and breaches to the Board of Directors and the CEO
  • Reviewing proposals in relation to new products and services, material modifications to existing products and services and major management initiatives to ensure compliance with current and planned statutory and regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Updating the compliance and AML policies and plans to take account of new or updated compliance and AML requirements, new products and services, material modifications to existing products and services and major management initiatives
  • Developing and documenting the compliance policy and procedures
  • Ensuring that sufficient ongoing training is being undertaken to ensure that all officers have the necessary knowledge to comply with their statutory requirements

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Previous experience working within financial services is essential with a min. 3-5 years in middle to senior role within Compliance and AML
  • Must have excellent multitasking skills with a personality that thrives in a vibrant, energetic work environment
  • Excellent knowledge of financial compliance and AML regulations is essential
  • ACOI Diploma in Compliance or working towards same
  • Must conform with the Central Bank Reform Act 2010
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, both verbal and written

Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you.

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