AML PRIME Specialist

  • DOE
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Half - US
  • 26 Sep 16

Robert Half Financial Services is currently recruiting for an AML PRIME Specialist role within a European Commercial and Corporate Bank, based in midtown New York. Our client requires at least 5 years AML Compliance experience with strong knowledge of the PRIME transaction monitoring system.

THE COMPANY

Robert Half Financial Services is currently recruiting for an AML PRIME Specialist role within a European Commercial and Corporate Bank, based in midtown New York. Our client requires at least 5 years AML Compliance experience with strong knowledge of the PRIME transaction monitoring system.

THE ROLE
The AML PRIME Specialist will report into the AML Officer for the US branch and have responsibility for calibrating, testing and maintaining the AML PRIME transaction monitoring system. The role has been created due to new NY State Regulations and comes with significant visibility to, and support from, management in the region considering the changing regulatory environment and increased attention from regulatory bodies on banking in general.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Calibrate, test and maintain the AML PRIME transaction monitoring system.
• Perform system and model validation for the AML PRIME transaction monitoring system.
• Contribute towards the Americas’ AML Compliance program

QUALIFICATIONS
• At a minimum relevant undergraduate degree; Masters’ degree preferred
• Minimum of 5 years’ relevant BSA/AML/OFAC Sanction experience from a Commercial/Corporate Bank known for contemporary practices
• Deep knowledge of PRIME AML transaction monitoring and payments filtering frameworks
• Strong knowledge of, and experience with, US-specific regulatory requirements in relation to Anti-Money Laundering programs and risk assessment processes
• Experience from European financial institutions is especially useful
• Experience of dealing with one or more of mentioned external regulators (e.g., FINRA, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the New York State Department of Financial Services) is highly valued
• Working knowledge of EU regulation and how it differs from the US is a plus
• CAMS Certification or equivalent a plus

The AML PRIME Specialist role is located in Midtown New York so please only apply if you are able to travel to this location, and have relevant Commercial/Corporate Banking AML experience. The salary is flexible dependent on experience, if your profile matches the above criteria please contact me on **trishan.khareghat@roberthalffs.com**