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Anti-Money Laundering Manager

Please note we are open to this role being based in either Auckland or Wellington

We are looking for an experienced and motivated AML / CFT Manager to join our team. The purpose of this role is to undertake a number of key functions in maintaining the AML/CFT Compliance Programme as required under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009.

We are seeking a proven AML professional who can work well independently as well as within a team. You will demonstrate leadership ability and be comfortable working with relevant Business Units in the development of communications and promotional elements for AML/CFT awareness.

You will be a subject matter expert on AML/CFT and liaison with first-line operational units, bringing with you your experience in AML/CFT risk management, policy development, reporting and investigations or other similar areas. You will have a strong understanding and experience with using accepted risk assessment methodologies and display an objective analytical approach.

In return, you'll have both opportunity and autonomy to build on the foundations of our AML/CFT programme, receive support from two AML Analysts, be part of a tight-knit wider team of legal, risk and assurance experts, and enjoy a flexible working environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Report information to external agencies as appropriate such as NZ Police Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), to ensure that legislative obligations are met
  • Ensure Risk Assessment is current and the assessment methodology, programme document and underlying guidelines and procedures are current and fit for purpose
  • Develop and deliver training across the organisation on AML training platforms including face to face and online modules
  • Support and lead components of our biennial audit under section 59 of the AML/CFT Act and any DIA review
  • Monitor and report key operational insights in the AML dashboard including remediation efforts
  • Maintain records for trend analysis and reporting.

To be considered for the role you will have at least 5 years experience in AML / CFT risk management, policy development, reporting and investigations or other similar areas. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to influence and deliver change at all levels of an organisation, including Tier 3 managers as well as frontline operational staff. As AML Manager, you will lead a team of two AML Analysts, so previous experience of managing a team would be highly advantageous.

If you're keen to be considered, don't delay and click apply now and upload a copy of your CV and cover letter.

Please note in order to be considered for this role applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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