AML Compliance Manager

Sector: Retail Banking And Credit
Area: Compliance And Legal
Ref: 3855
Location: Ireland
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Contact: Ciarán O’Connell

AML Compliance Manager

 A leading Irish bank based in Dublin now requires a AML Compliance Manager to work alongside the Group MLRO to Lead and drive the AML/CTF Sanctions Framework to improve the groups policy and procedures for the compliance and risk requirements across the Bank.

The Role;

  • Provide support and advice to management on the application of AML / CTF / FS regulation and oversee the management of financial crime risks in their business areas
  • Build and manage effective relationships with management and staff in business units
  • Review and update AML/CTF & Financial Sanctions (FS) frameworks, policies and standards. Prepare submission for approval at Bank’s governance fora.
  • Maintain and update the AML/CTF & FS risk assessments.
  • Provide oversight of AML/CTF & FS processes including CDD, Suspicious Transaction Reporting, Sanctions, PEPs
  • Review operational policies and procedures for consistency with AML/CTF Policy.
  • Provide feedback on identification and management of financial crime risks in the 1st line through formal 2nd line risk assessment processes Assisting
  • Development and delivery of AML/CTF & FS training across the Group, including the online course for all staff, bespoke training for the Board and Senior Management and targeted training for key business areas
  • Assist in the management of regulatory inspections and investigations
  • Manage MLRO Oversight Reviews Manage 2nd line Customer Risk Assessment processes
  • Assist in the development of a Group Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy on foot of enactment of legislation
  • Review / Sign-Off of Enhanced Due Diligence cases and of potential Sanctions hits and/or PEP matches

The Person:

  • 3rd level qualification
  • Compliance Qualification (e.g. LCOI) completed or in progress
  • Have a deep understanding of AML/CTF/FS regulation and how to apply it in a business environment readily instilling confidence as an expert professional in your field.
  • A professional qualification in Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering or other relevant discipline.
  • At least 5 years in a 2nd Line of Defence AML/Financial Crime Compliance role, with proven experience in a retail financial services environment.
  • Experience of providing oversight on AML/CTF/FS frameworks, policy and processes. Banking experience and product knowledge an advantage
  • Excellent document writing skills
  • Good command of MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access

 This role is a ‘controlled function’ as defined by the Central Bank Reform Act 2010 Regulations 2011

This AML Compliance Manager is an exciting opportunity to join a top bank. You will have two direct reports and will be reporting directly and aiding the Head of Financial Crime Compliance & Group MLRO this role will be required to deliver specific aspects of support to the growing department, with view of a strong career progression internally with time while aiding and deputising for the senior manager.


For a private and confidential conversation and for a full job description please contact

Ciarán O Connell on 01-8746770. Or email:

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