Junior Compliance & AML Data Analyst

Posted 25 May 2022
LocationCounty Meath
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinancial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Junior Compliance and AML Data Analyst for our financial services client, based in Meath.

Reporting into the Compliance Manager, this role will suit you if you have data and analytic skills. Compliance knowledge would be an advantage but is not essential as there will be training at the beginning of the job. This company are currently growing and working on a number of exciting projects, so this is a great time to join the company!

The role is a permanent role. It is based on site for the most part.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

·           Support the Compliance Manager by performing analysis and reporting activities.

·           Perform ongoing AML/CTF monitoring on customer transactions.

·           Ensure that adequate training materials and up-to-date procedures are in place regarding Anti-Money laundering and Combat Terrorist Financing.

·           Share AML/CTF expertise with colleagues and act as a reference point for complex queries.

·           Request appropriate CDD documentation and perform Enhanced Due Diligence where required.

·           Maintain and report on complete and incomplete CDD records and perform timely follow up on pending CDD requests.

·           Risk assessment and categorisation of all customers as required.

·           Maintain as the Risk Administrator for Compliance, AML and GDPR, the required reporting mechanisms to the Risk function.

·           Conduct regular risk assessments in relation to Compliance, AML and GDPR.

·           Preparation of reports, assisting the Compliance Manager with monthly Board reporting on Compliance / AML / Risk & GDPR activities.

·           In conjunction with the Compliance Manager, respond on a timely basis, to requests from the Central Bank, Data Protection Commissioner submissions etc. Provide information to Management in respect of AML/CDD/GDPR issues arising.

·           Act as first point of contact for all issues related to Compliance, AML & GDPR.

·           Manage, maintain and monitor policy reviews to schedule.

·           Keeping informed with present and future legislation and regulatory developments in the jurisdiction via continuous learning and research.

·           Participate in projects that may be defined in connection with the continuing expansion and evolution of the company.


What are we looking for?

·           Degree qualification in Business or a discipline relevant to the role.

·           1-2 years’ experience in an analytics role.

·           General awareness of Compliance, GDPR, and AML legislation preferred.

·           High level of proficiency in MS Office with particular focus on report writing and analysis in MS Excel (comfortable with pivot tables, filtering, formulas).

·           Ability to handle large data volumes and to translate them into meaningful insights. Prior experience of MS Power BI or similar is advantageous.

·           Excellent attention to detail and accuracy is required at all times. Show initiative by reacting quickly to changes in priorities.

·           Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you. 

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