$90,000 - $110,000 + super + bonus
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Mark Montgomery
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22 days ago
  • Responsible for AML/KYC, reporting to AML Manager
  • Must be bilingual in Mandarin and English
  • Permanent position - Sydney

I am looking to recruit a AML Officer for the legal & compliance team for an International Bank, based in Sydney. This bank operates purely in the Corporate & Intuitional Banking sector and are involved in large Syndication lending towards government, infrastructure, aviation etc. projects that are $500M+.

The legal & compliance team area responsible for all legal, regulatory, compliance and financial crime related matters, protecting the bank.

This role supports the AML Manager. Its a great role for a mandarin and english speaker who is interested in moving into corporate/institutional banking and to get exposure working at a bank that is in the top 10 in the world for assets under management.

Role Responsibilities
  • Assist in the administration and review of client risk scoring, client identification and review of KYC documentation submitted by business units;
  • Responsible for performing KYC/CDD/EDD on new customers and during periodic account reviews. Work with business units to resolve account opening issues, obtain necessary information during investigations and perform ongoing reviews of customers. Track all documents required to satisfy AML/KYC requirements;
  • Conduct KYC periodic reviews;
  • Maintain the Client Registers;
  • Strong experience with research tools (e.g. Worldcheck);
  • Escalate high risk issues to management;
  • Assist management with inquiries from employees, managers, auditors and HO by providing information and guidance in a timely manner;
  • Assist in transaction monitoring reviews, sanctions checks, ITFI and alert resolve quality checks;
  • Provide training (re AML/KYC) – including induction training for all new staff and ongoing compliance & legal training;
  • Review and update policies and procedures that support the compliance framework (with a focus on AML/KYC).

Role Requirements
  • 2-3 years of experience performing the duties/responsibilities;
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Certification, preferred;
  • Tertiary education, preferred;
  • Language skills to accurately translate between English and Mandarin;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Confident and able to communicate effectively with both peers and management.

For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please contact Mark Montgomery on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.