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Job Title: Director, Compliance/Chief Anti Money Laundering Officer ( ID: O7136 )
Career Category: AML, ATF, Compliance
Posted Date: 2011-03-16
Location: Toronto
Our client, a financial services institution is expanding. They are looking to add a Director, Compliance/CAMLO to their Toronto team.

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, you will provide AML/ATF subject matter expertise at the enterprise, regulatory and industry level. You will continuously improve the AML/ATF program to monitor adherence to applicable regulations and policies for the business units supported.

Your responsibilities will include:
-Drafting compliance policies and procedures relating to AML/ATF to ensure the business unitís ongoing compliance with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and company internal policies.
-Designing and continuously improving the AML/ATF programs to monitor adherence to applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and company internal policies
-Acting as subject matter expert to work with business partners to develop proactive strategies, tactics, and controls to effectively manager their AML/ATF compliance risks, foster the establishment of a compliance culture.
-Acting as center of expertise with respect to Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA), Economic Sanctions (ES), Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), Customer Identification program (CIP), etc.
-Staying current with the evolvement of regulatory development, liaising with industry regulators / associations, peer group at other financial institutions, as well as internal support groups, assess emerging risks and recommend action plan accordingly.
-Conducting complex compliance reviews; develop recommendations for business/compliance management based on findings of issues and deficiencies.
-Leading AML/ATF initiatives, including implementation of monitoring technology, automation of transaction review system, etc.
-Creating and conducting in-house training on the subject matter.


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-have good knowledge of AML/ATF/ES laws and regulations and minimum of 5 years AML/ATF work experience.
-are knowledgeable about consumer and commercial banking business (mortgage, deposits, lending, etc.)
-have solid analytical and investigative skills.
-are highly organized with good time-management skills.
-have the ability to effectively manage competing priorities and escalate as necessary.
-are able to challenge the status quo and influence change
-are business savvy in client engagement, balancing evolving compliance priorities and business needs
-have good research skills, and are able to work independently in ambiguous environment
-have proven leadership skills with the ability to coach and guide junior team members

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a fast-paced dynamic company that provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, send us your details!



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