Investor Anti Money Laundering “AML” Administrator

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Transfer Agency Operations – AML Team

Employment Type: Full Time

The Investor AML Administrator - Senior Associate is responsible for ensuring Investors are on boarded from a KYC perspective in line with group and local regulatory requirements.  This will include preparing an Investor Risk Assessment, screening checks, assigning a risk rating, updating TA platform and ensuring appropriate documentation is received and in order prior to Investor being made compliant.

The candidate is responsible for the day to day duties and are the first point of contact for all investors and clients.  The candidate will be responsible for both preparing files (maker process) for review and sign off along with signing off on other AML administrator completed Investor AML files (checker process).

The Senior Associate must ensure adherence to both internal and Regulatory AML requirements at all times

Key Responsibilities:

  • AML servicing for existing client base and investor on-boarding
  • Review and understand AML requirements and the purposes of acquiring AML documents
  • Assigning risk ratings to investors
  • Processing AML for Investors in a timely manner to be in line with jurisdictional and Apex group requirements & procedures.
  • Upfront and ongoing screening for investors and related parties
  • Responding to investors on AML related queries and AML escalations in timely manner
  • Provide a high level of service to both clients and Investors
  • Participation in and ownership of ad hoc projects
  • Managing day to day activities in line with internal and external SLA timeframes
  • Managing and overseeing day to day activities in line with internal and external SLA timeframes - pro-active escalation to AVP of any potential non-compliance matters.
  • Work through and clearance of screening checks looping in Compliance/management where appropriate
  • Liaise with the compliance team where required
  • Ensure all deliverables are met and any anticipated delays escalated
  • Train team members on all aspects of AML requirements to ensure sufficient coverage across the board
  • Investor FATCA/CRS classification on TA platform
  • In addition to AML checks, be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of all aspects of the FATCA/CRS Process
  • 3 years+ proven experience in an Investor Services/Transfer Agency team with particular experience in a AML supervisory role
  • Detailed knowledge of Transfer Agency operational processes and its integration with AML processes
  • AML Knowledge of local and global requirements
  • FATCA/CRS – ability to review Self Certification documents, classify accounts and understand XML reporting requirements
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work with all levels within the organization
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • The ability to adapt to changing priorities and varied decision-making scenarios
  • An understanding of fund structures and the fund administration business.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory
  • The ability to define marketing processes to drive innovation and have a tangible impact on the business
  • Be part of a dynamic and fast-paced team that makes a genuine impact on revenue and sales pipeline.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global marketing team.
  • The opportunity to innovate, bring discipline to brand activity and really make a difference.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please see our CSR Policy.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

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