Dual role - AML / Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Sector: Corporate And Institutional Banking
Area: Compliance And Legal
Ref: 3271
Location: Ireland
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Contact: Ciarán O’Connell

Dual role - AML / Regulatory Compliance Specialist

 A leading Irish bank based in Dublin now requires a AML Compliance Specialist to support the Regulatory Compliance Manager (AML) and the MLRO in relation to the AML/CTF and Sanctions Frameworks across the Bank, in addition to taking a lead role for a number of activities.


The Role;

  • Assisting the business with implementation & embedding of procedures that give effect to the Group AML Standards
  • Developing & documenting procedures for the processes / activities managed within AML (Regulatory Compliance)
  • Lead the review of the AML/CTF Standards
  • Assisting in the ongoing review of policy documentation owned by Compliance
  • Assist the MLRO and the Bank in preparing for the changes to AML Legislation and obligations on foot of the 4th EU AML Directive
  • 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
  • Assisting with documentation, implementation and ongoing review of Service Level Agreements with the business
  • Conducting quarterly and ad hoc reviews and/or sample testing, where required, in order to provide assurance to the MLRO
  • Liaising with the Compliance Monitoring Team in relation to monitoring reviews that impact AML
  • Development & delivery of the annual AML training plan and Assist in the delivery of ongoing AML & Sanctions awareness

The Person:

  • 3rd level qualification
  • Compliance Qualification (e.g. LCOI) completed or in progress
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience within Financial Services
  • AML and/or Regulatory Compliance experience necessary
  • Strong organisational skills, time management and attention to detail
  • Analytical skills – capable of evaluating information and providing clear interpretation to team members and management
  • Proven communication and influencing skills Up-to-date knowledge of AML legislation & industry guidelines in Ireland
  • Banking experience and product knowledge an advantage
  • Excellent document writing skills
  • Good command of MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access


This AML Compliance Executive is an exciting opportunity to join a top bank. Reporting directly and aiding the Senior Manager, 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: coconnell@paragonexecutive.com