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U.S. Bank Financial Crime Controls Analyst in Arklow, Ireland

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions, enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed in the right ways, all more confidently and more often—that’s what we call the courage to thrive. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bank, Elavon is committed to building the platforms and ecosystems that help over 1.5 million customers around the world to achieve their financial goals—no matter what they need. From transaction processing to customer service, to driving innovation and launching new products, we’re building a range of tailored payment solutions powered by the latest technology. As part of our team, you can explore what motivates and energizes your career goals: partnering with our customers, our communities, and each other.

Job Description

The Financial Crime Controls Analyst will provide advisory oversight of Financial Crimes Compliance Controls Programs specific to AML/BSA and Sanctions risks, including adherence to enterprise policies, documentation of controls, alignment of new products, services, and initiatives, and documentation of applicable risks.

The position will primarily work with internal Payment Services team members (CRO & MPS EU/UK), as well as other internal U.S. Bank departments (e.g., Enterprise Financial Crimes Compliance (EFCC), Corporate Audit Services, etc.) to effectively support PS CRO FCC Advisory functions and MPS EU business enablement with key growth initiatives from a financial crimes perspective. This includes tasks such as escalation/inquiries from various partners, assist with variety of reviews including but not limited to relationship specific Due Diligence reviews, regulatory returns, and specific audit or regulatory exams based on risk/region.

Competencies

  • Drive for Results

Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously in fast paced environment with limited supervision and delivering high level of accuracy.

Ability to assess escalated situations and apply a risk-based methodology that strikes a balance between revenue and AML/KYC policy requirements.

  • Collaboration

Accountable for effective partnership between the Business Line and the Lines of Defense (LOD). Specifically, interfacing with business leaders, risk groups, EFCC and other second LOD teams to ensure appropriate risk management oversight and implementation of Payments Services Financial Crimes Programs.

Ability to operate in a matrix organization, build relationships across business lines, strong communication skills, both written and oral, including presentations.

  • Risk Management

Monitors business line activities, progress and adherence to regulations and enterprise standards involving financial crimes compliance (AML, sanctions, etc.).

Maintain high level of compliance awareness and ability to understand and interpret regulations, regulatory guidance so can apply such in a practical manner in an operational environment.

Proactively assess risk in business process and work with business lines on developing controls and executing remediation plans, as necessary. This will include assessing control efficacy and performing root cause analysis/resolution.

Manages the controls and record keeping required to evidence the Business Line’s internal risk management policy and regulatory reporting requirements

Determine potential areas of risks, appraise their significance and make recommendations to improve.

Ability to assess escalated situations and apply a risk-based methodology that strikes a balance between revenue and AML/KYC policy requirements.

Comprehensive understanding of the risk and control environment in a financial services organization

  • Ethics and Trust

Acts in manner consistent with company policies; complies with banking and information security regulations, protecting U.S. Bank and our customers.

Demonstrates our core values consistently.

Requirements

  • Minimum 5-7 years of financial experience in the compliance, BSA/AML or Sanctions Screening disciplines or similar industry experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, a Diploma in Compliance (or similar), or equivalent experience

  • Strong organization, project management, research & analytical skills plus use of good judgment in decision making

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and communication (including presentations) skills

  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications

  • A self-directed and independently motivated individual, who places a high value on organizational skills and maintains strong business acumen

  • Handle multiple priorities and deadlines effectively and efficiently

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Benefits :

We offer an exciting, fast-paced and diverse working environment with employees of many different nationalities. We provide benefits to help you protect your health and financial security; and give you peace of mind. We also invest in your career growth with development resources that give you the opportunity to stretch and shine.

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