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Job Title: Director, AML ( ID: A8132 )
Career Category: Aml/atf, Compliance, Government
Posted Date: 2016-11-14
Location: Toronto
Description:  
Our Government Agency client is looking to add a Director, AML to its team.

Reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Compliance the role is part of the Compliance Leadership Team and is an integral part of the Governance, Legal, and Compliance Group. This role is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the AML team that administers the program to prevent and detect money laundering activities. This includes providing expert advice on AML issues to a variety of stakeholders, creating and enhancing AML policies, training, monitoring, analytics and regulatory filing activities, issues management, internal reporting and advocating on behalf of the client on AML public policy issues.

Your responsibilities will include:
•Creating, maintaining and monitoring corporate AML policies, frameworks and related training.
•Creating, maintaining and enhancing the AML compliance program, including regulatory reporting procedures, the risk assessment framework, monitoring and testing procedures, issue management and reporting procedures and the associated training materials.
•Overseeing AML training development and implementation.
•Ensuring FINTRAC compliance and reporting obligations are met including overseeing the processes for the client to report suspicious transactions, possession of terrorist property, large cash transactions, electronic fund transfers and casino disbursements.
•Managing and reporting on AML compliance events/issues.
•Working with Service Delivery Management to obtain information from Service Providers required to support the client’s AML program.
•Providing accurate and appropriate reporting and management information on projects and initiatives undertaken within the AML program, including progress against strategic priorities.
•Managing the requirements of the client’s Modernization Program as it relates to the AML compliance program including additional reporting and training responsibilities.
•Researching changes in regulation and incorporate those into the AML compliance program.
•Acting as industry, regulatory and law enforcement liaison on matters concerning the client’s AML program.
•Advocating on behalf of the client on AML public policy issues including legislative changes
•Establishing and cultivating productive relationships with AGCO, FINTRAC and law enforcement agencies.
•Maintaining key relationships within the organization to ensure that AML policies and procedures are up to date and relevant, and that they are effectively communicated to all stakeholders.

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you:
•Have a university degree in law, business, accounting, economics or related discipline
•Have a proven ability to lead and develop an AML Compliance program including structuring AML professional roles and responsibilities.
•Have 10+ years of related experience in increasingly senior AML risk / compliance management roles.
•Are knowledgeable about anti-money laundering legislation, trends, best practices, processes and strategies that are applicable to the client.
•Have the ability to learn the client’s corporate business model in order to understand the strategic implications of the AML program for the organization and its businesses.
•Have proven people management skills including the ability to train and motivate staff, set objectives and monitor performance.
•Industry experience is an asset though not required.

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a congenial team that provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, send us your details

        

 

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