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AML Business Control Director

Dublin, , Ireland;

Job Description:

Job Title: AML Business Control Director

Corporate Title: Director 

Location: Dublin & Chester

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities, and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity within our High-Risk Detection team. The High-Risk Detection Group is part of AML Operations supporting Global Banking, Global Markets, Consumer & Small Businesses LOBs with responsibility to detect high risk within the business scope through ongoing monitoring and due diligence. This is done through 4 Functional teams: AML Screening, Periodic Transaction Monitoring, Enhanced Client Diligence and Sanctions Monitoring. This role is to lead the high number of concurrent Corporate Audits, Regulatory Exams, and Internal Audit issues.  With the high number of Compliance related exams, the High-Risk Detection Team have this role is a senior director role to manage the portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for interaction with regulators globally (local and FRB/OCC).
  • You will be responsible for planning and managing all exams and corporate audits across HRD both direct and indirect but impacting HRD.
  • You will be partnering with the AML Audit and Exam team to ensure we have the right oversight for all programs underway including ensuring all comms are managed centrally.
  • You will work alongside functional leads to both answer and manage the communication with Global Regulators and internal Audit Partners.
  • You will provide regular reporting to senior leadership on status and ongoing planning for up-and-coming Exams.
  • You will be responsible for internally testing the team’s processes to identify opportunities for improvement and working with the leaders on planning and implementation for suggested changes including Designing, measuring, Monitoring, and reporting controls.
  • You will be responsible for operationalizing policies and standards.

What we are looking for:

  • You will have experience of face to face interaction with external regulators under Exam conditions.
  • You will have worked in the Regulatory space across multiple lines of business understanding the requirements of both regulatory framework and the business.
  • You will have Global Regulatory experience with advantage of having worked in AML space.
  • You will have the ability to interpret and build practical method for delivery on new Laws Rules and Regs.
  • You will have covered functions like Transactional monitoring, Enhanced Due Diligence, Screening (Sanctions, PEP and Adverse media)

Skills that will help:

  • Process improvement and six-sigma and/or data analysis experience with knowledge of using associated tooling.
  • Powerful executive presence and good communication skills
  • Advanced/Expert PowerPoint Skills to build and present data in an informative, structured, and smart format.
  • Organizationally savvy and influential skills can work across organizational lines and regions to gain consensus and buy-in from senior stakeholders; leverages relationships to influence outcomes and drive decisions.

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender/sex, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, membership of the Traveller community, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, civil status,  socio-economic background, responsibility for dependants, family status or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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