Current vacancy

Head of Financial Crime

A market leading, global Fund Management firm are recruiting for a Head of Financial Crime/MLRO (PCF52) for their Dublin office. Reporting to the Head of Anti Financial Crime, Europe, the role will be responsible for updating and maintaining the Financial Crime framework (which consists of AML and Terrorist financing, Sanctions, Bribery and Corruption and Tax Evasion) for Ireland and three European branches.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Continue to embed, enhance, and maintain the anti financial crime framework.
  • Create, update, and manage the Anti Financial Crime policies, procedures, and supplements.
  • Identify and pro-actively manage current and emerging financial crime risks, legislative changes, developments and provide a summary and impact assessment.
  • Provide timely compliance advice and support to internal stakeholders.
  • Be the point of contact for all financial crime related queries from, regulators, and intermediaries.                       
  • Create, manage, and deliver Financial Crime Training, including tailored face to face Training.
  • Establish and execute an assurance program and work with the compliance monitoring team to create specific financial crime testing programs for oversight of outsourced third-party relationships.
  • Identify, advise, and create appropriate anti financial crime related language in contractual documentation, marketing and customer documents.
  • Enhance the annual risk assessment model and process for AML, Sanctions and Bribery and Corruption.
  • Enhance the AFC management information for reporting to Senior Management, Audit and Risk Committees and to the Board.
  • Ad hoc project work relating to other financial crime matters as required.
  • Represent AFC at client due diligence visits, external forums and meetings and events.
  • Investigate Suspicious Activity/Transactions escalated to AFC.
  • Record and file suspicious transaction reports to the authorities where required.


The Head of Financial Crime will have a strong understanding of Anti Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist financing, sanctions and Anti Bribery and Corruption requirements, risk, regulatory expectations, industry practice, business systems and processes in Ireland and the UK. Proven track record in an AFC role within a Fund Management Company/Asset Management 2nd Line AFC experience preferred but not essential. Previous PCF approval from the CBI would be beneficial.




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