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AML Risk Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Financial Crime

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Georgina Housden

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 1252

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Our Client

Our client, a leading global crypto fintech, is urgently looking for a AML Risk Manager in Ireland to join them on a completely remote working basis, reporting into the Head of Compliance.

They are growing at a rapid rate, having recently closed one of the largest Series A funding rounds in fintech, entailing a huge valuation: this is therefore a truly exciting time to join.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and managing the 2nd line of AML programme/risk management framework

  • Liaising with the 1st line monitoring and regional MLROs

  • Performing annual risk assessments in AML, Sanctions and SARs and analysing the results through to remediation work

  • Providing input and guidance on risk-related topics in relation to product expansion

  • Promoting a culture of risk awareness and compliance through training and mentoring

  • Owning and managing the customer/ country risk rating methodology

  • Member of the Financial Crime Risk Committee

Your Profile

  • A wealth of AML risk experience in preferably fintech payments/crypto but would also look at investment banking backgrounds

  • Experience of designing and implementing an AML risk management programme

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and think on your feet

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Management experience desirable

  • ACAMS/ICA qualification also desirable ​

Salary is market-led but working with a guidance of €80,000 - €100,000 + unlimited holidays, share options, etc.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Phone: 020 3778 1252
Reference Code: 11609

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, network,s and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.