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AML Manager

Job Details

Gibraltar Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Angelique Pearson

AML Manager |Financial Services |Gibraltar | Six figure £package plus relocation

The Role

SRGEurope have been appointed to recruit an experienced AML Manager for an exciting International Financial Services company based in the thriving jurisdiction of Gibraltar. You will be a professional yet charismatic individual, leading from the front across the following key areas of anti-money laundering (AML), countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) and sanctions compliance programme . You will ensure appropriate policies, procedures, systems, controls, processes and training are in place and provide guidance to the various lines of defence on financial crime related matters.

If you are an experienced AML Manager and looking to take the next step in your career then this could be the role for you.

What's on offer to you?

  • £6 Figure Salary package

  • Above market rate Base Salary

  • Bonus

  • Career changing opportunity with an International Organisation

  • Reporting to the Director of Risk and Compliance

What You Will Be Doing

  • Manage the exchange's financial compliance programme

  • Assess and monitor financial crime risk and the exchange's compliance with its financial crime obligations

  • Escalate issues to Head of Compliance and Risk, update the relevant stakeholders and committees on the financial crime risk profile

  • Conduct employee financial crime compliance training and awareness

  • Assist management in developing and maintaining an effective financial crime compliance culture

  • In consultation with management, create and maintain the financial crime risk-based approach

  • Draft and maintain up to date financial crime policies and procedures

  • Oversee the operation of the exchange's ongoing customer due diligence programme

  • Ensure that appropriate financial crime compliance controls are in place

  • Ensure all internal suspicious activity reports (SARs) received are investigated without delay

  • Ensure that a SAR is submitted to the relevant law enforcement agency in respect of all suspicions that have substance

  • Provide guidance to the first line of defence in relation to customer due diligence and the investigation of money laundering alerts or transaction considered suspicious or unusual

  • Develop and/or review monitoring system rules for efficiency and performance

  • Keep the business abreast of relevant financial crime regulatory changes and provide advice on the impact of and compliance with such changes

  • Assist in the investigation of any suspected breaches of legal or regulatory requirements

  • Be the first point of contact for all financial crime related matters

What You Will Need to Succeed In This Role

  • Money Laundering certificate/ACAMS

  • Previously an approved person by the Gibraltar FSC or UK FSA

  • Compliance experience, minimum 7-10 years in a financial crime related role

  • Literate with a good standard of written English

  • Ability to work without supervision

  • Efficient and well organised

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Credible and assertive manner.

  • Professional manner with the ability to influence and persuade

If you are an experienced AML Manager, and this is the challenge that you are looking for in your career, get in touch with me today.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV and a Cover Letter or alternatively contact Angelique Pearson, Managing Director by email angelique.pearson@srgeurope.com or call Gibraltar +350 200 69999.

Why Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula neighbouring Southern Spain. It boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, a relaxed out of work lifestyle and is easily accessible to the rest of Europe from Gibraltar and Malaga airports. The primary currency in Gibraltar is pounds/sterling and there are excellent English speaking schools if you are relocating with your family. We will help you with your relocation process about which you can read here: https://www.srgeurope.com/working-in-gibraltar/relocating-to-gibraltar.