Senior Executive, Anti Money Laundering (AML)

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Victoria AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Russell Reynolds Associates Australia Pty Ltd
  • 04 Apr 18 2018-04-04

This financial services organisation has grown to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s most respected banks. To serve customers better, maintaining a strong AML and financial crime governance and oversight framework is vital to growing and sustaining their business and achieving trust and confidence in their industry. • Global responsibility for enterprise wide AML strategy • Deliver future ready customer focussed governance & compliance • World-class, best practice focus

This senior leadership position will be responsible for the enterprise wide AML strategy across all lines of business and operations globally.  A critical focus will be to ensure accountability and clear lines of responsibility and governance across the organisation, and the creation of world-class monitoring and surveillance programs based on best practice.  This role will provide leadership in the creation and management of future ready AML policies, elevating risk sensitivities, and fostering a culture of heightened compliance sensitivity and compliance.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Extensive experience leading an AML or financial crime governance function in a complex financial services organisation or another heavily regulated global organisation;
  • A deep understanding of AML requirements at a global level;
  • Previously led large-scale enterprise wide transformation projects that incorporated proactive and innovation solutions to address business challenges and achieve organisational goals and objectives;
  • Proven leadership experience at the Group Executive level and strong relationships with industry regulators and global risk organisations;
  • Developed and led a high performing team, preferably through a period of change; and
  • Relevant tertiary and post graduate qualifications.

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