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U.S. Bank AML Officer - Dublin or London in Dublin, Ireland

A leader in the payments industry, Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than one million merchants around the world. If you want to make a difference in your life, your community and your world, join us at Elavon. We know our company is only as strong as our people, and we are committed to your professional growth and success. Elavon is part of the U.S. Bank family, a diverse workplace, where we celebrate the individuality of each member of our global team.

Job DescriptionU.S. Bank Enterprise Financial Crime Compliance (“EFCC “)

U.S. Bank Enterprise Financial Crime Compliance (EFCC) sits within U.S. Bank Risk Management and Financial Crime Global Enterprise and is part of the bank’s second line of defence. The role of EFCC includes but is not limited : (a) to provide formal assurance within the organisation and externally to regulators and other key stakeholders that U.S. Bank, its domestic and international subsidiaries and affiliates, including joint ventures and its subsidiaries are compliant with applicable regulations and legislation, (b) to provide advice and guidance to the Board and Senior Management on key Financial Crime Risk issues and, (c) to act as a control and advisory function in the three lines of defence. A core tenet of this is the provision of oversight and challenge in relation to the bank’s regulated activities. This is achieved, in the main, under the U.S. Bank’s AML Program.

AML officer : Dublin or London This role is a fixed 18 month fixed contract with benefits. This role is junior to mid level in US Bank.

We are currently seeking a candidate to join our Financial Crime Compliance team as an AML officer. This candidate must have good knowledge of the AML and Sanctions framework in Europe and the US specifically around CDD, EDD, Periodic Reviews and Customer Risk Assessment.

The position will interact directly with local and international Risk and Financial Crime departments as well as business lines, 1st line business risk partners and other key functions.

Key responsibilities of Position will include but not limited: Work on critical enterprise deliverables as appropriate such as EFCC Risk Assessments and Policy Gap Assessments; Work on Enhanced Due Diligence and customer Periodic Reviews; Provide guidance to the business in the development of effective processes for customer due diligence and ongoing monitoring of customer relationships; Provide guidance to the business on the established governance, policies and procedures; Ensure appropriate identification and response to AML risks within the business; Review new product and business initiatives as they relate to AML regulations; Support the maintenance of AML CFT policies and procedures in accordance with Bank requirements and local regulation; Actively ensures compliance with policies, procedures the U.S. Bank Code of Ethics, Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, Bank Secrecy Act, information security and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements; Actively participates in any required corporate and business line training in relevant AML and Sanctions areas; Actively work with business lines to understand the product and services, as appropriate for this position; Understand of the AML/Sanctions risks for U.S. Bank/Elavon and how the risk applies to each of our business lines; Support your EFCC colleagues where required.

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience and other professional certification(s) will be favourably considered; Minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant Financial Crime Risk management environment.

Indicative Skills and Experience: Knowledge of Anti Money Laundering & Sanctions Laws in Ireland and the UK preferably; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications; Ability to operate in a matrix organisation, build relationships across business lines with strong communications skills; Ability to understand and interpret regulations, regulatory guidance and apply such in a practical manner for an operational environment; Prior banking experience; experience with various internal banking systems and products; Prior experience with EDD remediation projects, and interacting with senior leadership; Extensive collaboration skills and an ability to manage through time sensitive deliverables; Attention to detail, with an ability to analyse and make sense of large amounts of information; Strong knowledge and discipline around business controls and reporting; Must be flexible in approach to work, and be able to prioritise as business needs require.

Competencies: Is collaborative in approach with strong emphasis on delivery and execution; Exhibits a positive ‘can do’ attitude with excellent problem-solving skills; Adapt quickly to changing priorities; create new and better ways for the organisation to be successful; Maintain high ethical standards; gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity.

U.S. Bank Core actions and behaviours: Adapt quickly to changing priorities; create new and better ways for the organisation to be successful; Help others to continuously improve and achieve results; Explore multiple solutions to overcome obstacles; Anticipate future needs that may affect the team or organisation; Search for ways to enhance the customer experience; Set high standards of performance for self and team; Help others meet commitments, goals and deadlines; Achieve results that have a clear, positive and direct impact on the business; Meet commitments and persist despite setbacks or obstacles; Demonstrate our core values through words and actions; Treat others with professionalism and respect by honouring agreements and commitments, while managing priorities; Create a climate where people are motivated to help the organization achieve its objectives.

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.

This is an Elavon posting. Elavon is a part of the U.S. Bank family.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.