Compliance Associate

Full-time, Contract

$80-85k

3 weeks ago in Accounting and Finance

Job Description:

Our client, a downtown financial services requires a Compliance Associate to join their team on a one year contract basis. In this newly created role, the Compliance Associate will provide analytical and administrative support to the Head of Compliance in the execution of Regulatory Compliance Management program, with a  focus on implementing AML governance controls, including but not limited to enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of AML sanction screening and transaction monitoring across all business lines.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform sanction screening and transaction monitoring;
  • Work with internal stakeholders and technology vendor to streamline the AML operations, in addition to fine-tuning the AML/ATF monitoring measures to enhance the alerts reporting effectiveness;
  • Conduct enhanced due diligence and prepare STR as required;
  • Report on AML/ATF KPI’s timely and accurately as per established schedule;
  • Participate in the Branch Compliance Testing on effectiveness of the 1st line of defense;
  • Assist the department head in preparing reports for both internal stakeholders and external regulators;
  • Participate in select areas of the Regulatory Compliance Management program as assigned;
  • Maintain /update the relevant sections of regulatory compliance management (RCM) documentation

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in business or law, hands-on experience in AML or
  • RCM compliance is an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience in a FRFI either AML or compliance function
  • Basic knowledge of the AML legislation, regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multitask, continuously prioritize workflow and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills. Attention to details.
  • Advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience with on-line research systems.

To apply, upload your resume and complete the required information in the “Apply For The Job” section located to the right of the posting. Alternatively, quote the position title and email your resume to: Sherry; s.boyle@tdspersonnel.com

If you are already registered with TDS Personnel please contact your Consultant.

TDS Personnel is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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