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AML Manager

Reference: 20356


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

18 October, 2022

AML Risk Manager


Abacus Group are working with a leading Bank to recruit for an AML Risk Manager to join the team. You will be joining a firm that is a leader in their industry and are looking for a candidate to take the next step in their career to lead a successful team of specialists with existing and emerging risks across the bank.

Why this role?

  • Generous salary depending on experience
  • Ability to make the role your own
  • 13.5% pension
  • Hybrid working – 2 days in office


  • Provide subject matter expertise, advice and guidance on AML risk and issues;
  • Participation in strategic and operational project teams;
  • Ensure an effective AML risk control framework is in place
  • Review and interpret data in a timely manner and make recommendations as required;
  • Manage, support, and oversee any issues in line with framework requirements
  • Ensure the team has continuous development in AML matters
  • Interpret AML regulatory change and work with the business to implement appropriate controls
  • Provide sign off on business unit policy and procedures and making decisions on appropriateness of AML crime controls
  • Provide appropriate Management Information & Reporting into relevant governance forums (including Risk Committee)
  • Support the annual AML risk assessment process
  • Provide and engage with appropriate regulators when required.
  • Perform quality assurance over the process & controls within the team and perform thematic quality assurance of the business areas
  • Establish/build or directly represent the Bank with critical external forums.


  • At least three years extensive experience across a AML risk and AML Operational area for either consumer & business products
  • A willingness to study (if not held) towards industry qualifications (e.g. ICA International Diploma in AML)
  • A strong working knowledge and practical experience of AML regulations risks, controls and issues with practical experience of managing AML risks, controls and issues within financial services
  • A self-starter used to working autonomously within a demanding environment
  • Ability to provide intellectual rigor to business controls monitoring and risk assessment, development of business solutions and decision making
  • Excellent written skills and able to communicate with all levels of the organisation with the ability to influence senior management and the wider internal and external stakeholders

Primary Contact:

Contact Nicky Strutt for more information

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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