Senior AML/CFT Compliance Support Officer

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: Compliance

Permanent, Full Time

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the HoC / MLCO with compliance policy and procedure (including departmental) reviews and updates
  • Accurate preparation of reporting and key risk indicator information within agreed timeframes
  • Supporting with AML related matters such as sanction screening process and reporting on matters arising or omissions and remediation as required
  • Day to day oversight of CDD outsource service provider
  • Responsibility for overseeing the CDD deficiencies monitoring / escalation process, including periodic CDD reviews and High Risk reviews
  • Responsibility for overseeing the regulatory updates register and circulation of notifications / actions to key stakeholders in the business
  • Receipt and processing of Liaison Notices received from the Joint Financial Crimes Unit
  • Assisting the MLCO with compliance reviews of new business files / updating register
  • Where Apex is an approved intermediary, assisting the MLCO with obliged person questionnaires / on-site reviews
  • Undertaking the initial compliance review of PEP forms / reviews
  • Responsibility for the maintenance of certain registers
  • Responsibility for maintenance of the Compliance, Screening and Fund Solutions mailboxes.
  • Assisting the Head of Compliance / MLCO with the JFSC’s risk-based supervision data collection and completion of periodic jurisdictional AML/CFT returns, as required
  • Assisting the compliance monitoring manager with monitoring reviews / tracking actions, as required
  • Assisting with ad-hoc tasks / projects, as required
  • Assisting other members of the team with shared workloads, as required
  • Assisting with the mentoring, development and coaching of team members, as required
  • Ensuring own knowledge of and compliance with relevant policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a clear understanding of the risks involved in all business activities carried out and escalating any identified concerns to relevant stakeholder
  • Maintaining an up to date awareness and understanding of the relevant, in particular AML/CFT, legal and regulatory requirements, commensurate with responsibilities
  • Strong academic background and industry relevant experience and / or professional qualifications, preferably an ICA qualification.
  • Sound working knowledge of statutory requirements and financial services (in particular funds) legislation, together with relevant guidance notes and Codes of Practice.
  • Sound knowledge and application of relevant AML/CFT legislation, the AML/CFT Handbook and relevant guidance notes and codes of practice.
  • Previous experience of working within in a similar role within a fiduciary setting.
  • Confident in using all systems necessary for day-to-day tasks and ability to identify own training needs.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent standard of oral and written communication, including ability to effectively communication with colleagues at all levels.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly, business-friendly and technical language.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills, with the ability to identify and suggest procedural improvements.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and manage timescales.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • 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 visit our CSR policy page.

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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"Working here I have the space to be creative, take ownership and develop continuously. It’s a great company with a purpose, which in turn enables its people to identify with the core values and mission."

Diane Mero, Office Manager, Dubai

What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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