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AML / KYC Manager

Reference: 20826


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

01 March, 2023

AML/ KYC Manager

We are delighted to be recruiting for a AML/ KYC Manager on behalf of one of the world’s largest inter dealer brokers. Our client has consistently won awards for being the Best Broker globally and keen to add to their growing team in Belfast. You’ll be joining a forward-thinking leader in their field who are keen to hire like-minded individuals


Health Cover, Company Pension, work from home, discretionary bonus


The Manager will be responsible for the management and oversight of all Business As Usual (BAU) activities for the team across all business areas for EMEA, including:

  • All client lifecycle events including initial Client On-Boarding.
  • Client Off-Boarding.
  • Ongoing sanctions screening monitoring.
  • Ensuring that all clients are onboarded appropriately, undertaking the relevant KYC/AML checks, and due diligence.
  • Ensuring that we act, in relation to any negative media alerts.
  • Ensuring that we complete any remediation necessary, in relation to policy changes.
  • Ensuring that we prepare, distribute and store any necessary client documentation.
  • Ensuring that all client data is managed appropriately, based upon agreed governance structure, and responsibilities.


  • Must be legally eligible to work in the UK.
  • 2 years+ people management experience.
  • Strong, demonstrable experience of effectively managing a KYC/AML team or similar across the client lifecycle.
  • Sound knowledge of the financial markets and financial regulation affecting client lifecycle management including MiFID II.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing the employee lifecycle i.e. recruitment selection, one to one’s, goal-setting, performance mgmt. and performance appraisal.
  • Experience of communicating with and managing senior stakeholders.
  • Experience of leading a team to provide a service to tight SLAs.
  • Experience of designing, executing and interpreting MI to demonstrate team success and implement process improvements.
  • Strong proven experience in the management of a multi-functional team that operates under pressure.
  • Experienced in building and establishing teams, and through mentoring, empower them to achieve, and deliver against evolving goals.

Primary Contact:

Nicky Strutt – a more detailed job specification will be provided upon request.

Next Steps:
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