Manager AML Advisory

Manager AML Advisory

ProViso Consulting

Selling Points of Position:

• client exposure

Best Vs Average Candidate:

• Best person will require all the must have and nice to have skills
• How will performance be measured: Based on deliverables

Must have:

• 7+ years of relevant experience in AML, compliance, legal and risk management as Sr. Analyst/ Manager
• 10+ yrs reporting, business intelligence and analytics
• Strong technical skills in MS excel – 10+ years
• Previous financial institution/ banking experience

Nice To Have

• Analytics tools – Tableau, Alteryx – 1-2 years
• Exposure to sanctions and bribery advisory support – 2 years
• Unrelated experience
• The Wholesale Banking AML Advisory Team within Global AML is responsible for the design, implementation and management of the AML/Sanctions/ABAC compliance framework for the Wholesale Banking segment.

Job Description & Key Accountabilities:

• Note: This is a 15-month contract position.
• The Global Transaction Banking (GTB) AML Advisory team, which is part of Wholesale Banking AML Advisory, is responsible for providing AML and sanctions advisory support and oversight for Correspondent Banking and Trade Finance business lines within Global Transaction Banking. Additionally, this team is also responsible for developing and generating data analytics and Management Information (MI)/Business Intelligence (BI) reports with respect to correspondent banking, trade finance and transaction monitoring.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Develop and generate MI/BI reports to analyze correspondent banking and trade finance activity;
• Provide AML and sanctions advice to Correspondent Banking and Trade Finance Front Office and Operations teams on transaction escalations, new products, complex clients and/or transactions, changes to AML and sanctions processes/controls and business initiatives and projects with AML or sanctions impact;
• Assist with review and updates to the AML Policies and business unit procedures with respect to Correspondent Banking and Trade Finance;
• Manage and oversee the quarterly review of payment reports to identify and follow-up on travel rule exceptions;
• Conduct in-depth payment reviews/analysis and ad-hoc investigations relating to correspondent banking activity and summarize the analysis and findings;
• Assist with the development and delivery of specialized AML and sanctions training for Correspondent Banking and Trade Finance businesses;
• Prepare Requests for Information (RFIs) to be sent to correspondent banking clients, based on findings from payment reviews and/or ad hoc investigations and assess RFI responses;
• Respond to AML/KYC and sanctions questionnaires or inquiries from correspondent banking clients;
• Oversee the Trade Finance irregular transaction escalations to ensure they are actioned appropriately;
• Participate as an AML SME in projects and initiatives led by the business and/or Global AML;
• Provide guidance and oversight to the AML Advisory Analyst, as needed;
• Provide research, analytical and/or operational process support to the Senior Manager AML Advisory, as needed.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree or equivalent with over 10 years of relevant experience in AML compliance, legal or risk management;
• Sound knowledge of Canadian AML regulations; international AML standards and industry best practices with respect to correspondent banking and trade finance (ie. FATF, Wolfsberg); a working knowledge of sanctions and export control compliance;
• Sound knowledge of correspondent banking and trade finance businesses and related AML and sanctions risks;
• Good organizational knowledge and understanding of banking products and services, including payments;
• Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
• Advanced Excel and technical skills; Experience with data analysis tools such as Tableau and Alteryx is an asset;
• Effective presentation and communication skills, in particular with respect to delivering content effectively;
• Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft clear, accurate and concise reports, policies, procedures, and business correspondence;
• Sound judgement, strong work ethic, diligence and attention to detail;
• Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and evolving environment, and ambiguous or unclear situations;
• Ability to work independently within defined parameters and timelines;
• Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and stakeholders, and build relationships;
• Ability to organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines; good process management skills.

Job Details



15 months



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