AML SPECIALIST - NEW OFFICE SETUP (M / F)
THE JOB :
Review of documentation linked to new account opening and account maintenance specific to established AML requirements;
Quality checking physical and soft copy investor files;
Perform research if needed to understand investor type, company structures, etc.
Investigate and solve potential issues;
Review, approve and provide sign off on the status of AML for investor accounts;
Train, coach and mentor new employees, develop and motivate staff;
Maintain a good working relationship with external clients as well as with internal relationship managers and other business units within the company;
Perform quality control checks and approval on client correspondence;
Share AML expertise with clients and colleagues, and act as a reference point for complex queries;
Coordinate with the MLRO to ensure its satisfaction with regulatory obligations;
Sign off on client reporting of outstanding AML documentation and ensure the accurate and timely delivery to clients;
Identification and escalation of high risk items to AML Manager within required deadlines where necessary;
Review audit samples and liaise with auditors and Risk Management;
Awareness of broader departmental deliverables ( Investor Services) and ensuring that team prioritise deliverables accordingly;
Development and implementation of quarterly plans to ensure that team goals and objectives are met;
Adhoc tasks / Project work as required;
THE CANDIDATE PROFILE :
5+ years AML experience, preferably with Alternatives / Hedge Fund experience;
Experience in supervisory skills and / or coaching / mentoring;
Experience of compliance and regulation within the Financial Services Industry in Europe;
Very strong risk awareness (preferably EU / Luxembourg legislation driving AML regulations);
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills;
Strong organizational and administrative skills;
Self-starter with the ability to independently manage multiple projects and deadlines;
Ability to multi-task, prioritize work and manage time to maximize efficiency and to meet strict deadlines;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Fluency in English Language (both verbal and written) essential;
Individual who takes initiative and ownership of assigned responsibilities;
Positive 'can do' attitude with excellent problem solving skills;
Flexible / Adaptable;
proficient, particularly Excel and Word.
In-depth knowledge of Luxembourg Anti-Money Laundering requirements;
Fluency in foreign language an advantage (both written and verbal);
Third level qualification, preferably in Finance, Business or Law.
THE CLIENT :
Our client is a leading global provider of asset management and investment technology solutions.
At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate can be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, for example, copies of diplomas or proof of previous jobs, and a standard criminal record check might also be requested.