Specialist, AML & CF of Terrorism, MLRO

  • Job Reference: 6901
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Compliance/Risk/Internal Audit
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Great role developing and implementing Jersey MLRO and AML/CFT Framework, liaising with Regulators and ensuring legal and regulatory requirements met.  Postholder will investigate internally Jersey Suspicious Activity Reports and submit external report(s) to Financial Intelligence Unit equivalent; respond to Court orders and requests for information received; manage Obliged Persons Framework; provide support and specialist advice on AML & CFT matters; develop and deliver AML & CFT training and mentoring; prepare and submit periodic reports to governance structures; conclude JFSC Risk Data Collection; update AML & CFT handbook; establish and maintain stakeholder, audit and regulatory relationships; ensure AML & CFT Codes of Practice being complied with; sign-off business referrals for new high and special risk accounts; prepare and implement AML & CFT Business Risk Assessment on annual basis; follow up on mitigation and track and report on the progress with respect to the implementation of remedial actions against due dates; monitor regulatory and legislative changes and industry updates and review business impact; participate in projects.
Candidate should have Legal Degree or Degree in Audit/Risk Management/Compliance; ICA/CISI qualification; preferably membership of a relevant regulatory or compliance institute; 3-4 years experience in financial services, specifically Compliance, and preferably with experience in Wealth, Private Clients and Trust services; role requires compliance monitoring experience/equivalent (Audit (Internal or External)); 3-4 years regulatory approval to act as MLRO (Money Laundering Reporting Officer) of Jersey licensed entities, and the requisite skills to fulfil this role. Deputy MLRO experience would be considered.