AML Manager

AML Manager required for a Fintech company newly established in Gibraltar.  To manage anti-money laundering (AML), countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) and sanctions (collectively financial crime) compliance programme and to ensure appropriate policies, procedures, systems, controls, processes and training are in place and provide guidance to the various lines of defence on financial crime related matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the exchange’s financial compliance programme and support and assist the exchange in meetings its financial crime obligation
  • Assess and monitor financial crime risk and the exchange’s compliance with its financial crime obligations
  • Escalate issues to Head of Compliance and Risk and, where necessary, update the relevant stakeholders and committees on the financial crime risk profile
  • Conduct employee financial crime compliance training and awareness
  • Assist management in developing and maintaining an effective financial crime compliance culture
  • In consultation with management, create and maintain the financial crime risk-based approach and the risk assessment of the exchange’s customers, products and services
  • Draft and maintain up to date financial crime policies and procedures
  • Oversee the operation of the exchange’s ongoing customer due diligence programme
  • Ensure that appropriate financial crime compliance controls are in place
  • Ensure all internal suspicious activity reports (SARs) received are investigated without delay.
  • Ensure that a SAR is submitted to the relevant law enforcement agency in respect of all suspicions that have substance
  • Remain aware of any relevant sanctions, prohibition or advisory notices. Also, if necessary, advise management and relevant staff of the names of any individuals and institutions on the sanctions list.
  • Assist management in promptly responding to any reasonable request for information from the regulator and/or law enforcement agencies
  • Provide guidance to the first line of defence in relation to customer due diligence, the investigation of money laundering alerts or transaction considered suspicious or unusual and develop and/or review monitoring system rules for efficiency and performance.
  • Keep the business abreast of relevant financial crime regulatory changes and provide advice on the impact of and compliance with such changes. Where applicable, update the policies, procedures, and training manuals to reflect all regulatory changes
  • Recommend any changes to the policies, operating procedures and training, as required, resulting from such regulatory changes
  • Implement improvements to the financial crime compliance programme
  • Assist in the investigation of any suspected breaches of legal or regulatory requirements or internal compliance policies and standards and prepares reports on such breaches
  • Be the first point of contact for all financial crime related matters

Professional Qualifications/ Education Level:

  • Money Laundering certificate/ACAMS
  • Compliance experience, minimum 7-10 years in a financial crime related role
  • Literate with a good standard of written English.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Efficient and well organised.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Credible and assertive manner.
  • Professional manner with the ability to influence and persuade
Job Category: Latest jobs in Gibraltar
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gibraltar
Salary: DOE

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