27th February 2020

AML Risk/Onboarding Specialist

Reference: NS17633

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £28,000 Date Posted: 27/02/2020

AML / Risk Onboarding Specialist


  • Abacus Group are exclusively working with a leading global alternative investment management firm to recruit for an AML / Risk Onboarding Specialist for their new Belfast operation. You will be working with a large company but with a great local company feel.


  • Responsible for performing risk rankings of new and existing clients, reviewing new account documentation, performing periodic reviews of clients, and any other tasks that may be requested.
  • Effectively utilize systems, both internal and external, to perform job function and maintain accurate records.
  • Communicate regularly with managers, sales people, and other designated contacts within the organization.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics or equivalent preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in AML client onboarding.
  • Working knowledge of Anti Money Laundering regulations including:
    • BSA/AML Regulation, OFAC and USA Patriot Act of 2001,
    • CIP, KYC and client onboarding documentation.
  • Individual must be dependable, responsible, motivated and demonstrate the ability to be successful with minimal supervision. Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed during challenging circumstances, including strict deadlines and technical issues and maintain composure under pressure.

Salary and benefits

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm
  • Generous salary depending on experience
  • Career progression opportunities


Nicky Strutt – those that meet the criteria will be contacted

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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