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Senior Manager Financial Crime Risk - Institutional Banking

Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, London

The Financial Crime Risk team, reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, provide day to day Line 2 support to Macquarie businesses, driving a high and consistent level of compliance and broader financial crime risk management. 

We are currently looking to recruit a highly-experienced financial crime professional to be based in Sydney focused on the institutional businesses within Macquarie in Australia and New Zealand.  The Financial Crime Risk team is responsible for anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing, anti-bribery & corruption and sanctions risk management for bank and non-bank activities. Key responsibilities will include:

  • provide advice and direction to the institutional businesses regarding financial crime risk management, fostering an outcomes-focussed, customer responsive and risk aware compliance culture;
  • create increased visibility of ML/TF, B&C and Sanctions risks, driving solutions to better understand and address exposures;
  • oversee and conduct enhanced due diligence on counterparties, transactions and prospects to ensure financial crime risks are identified and managed appropriately; and
  • work with Macquarie's compliance, operations and business teams to streamline and consolidate AML/CTF, AB&C and sanctions activities, including policy and guidance review and management.

To be successful, you will have substantial AML/CTF, AB&C and/or sanctions control experience from within a large banking organisation with exposure across multiple products.  You will also have:

  • thorough knowledge of business areas of capital markets, asset management and/or asset finance;
  • very strong understanding of Enhanced Due Diligence, AB&C and/or Sanctions compliance obligations;
  • exceptional stakeholder management capabilities with demonstrated ability to influence key stakeholders through effective communication and persuasive presentations; and
  • outstanding leadership skills used to drive team outcomes and maintain high employee engagement.

If you are interested in this exciting role please apply directly.

About the Risk Management Group

Risk Management Group is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Credit; Prudential, Capital and Markets; Market Risk; Operational Risk; Compliance; Quantitative Applications; and Internal Audit.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

About Macquarie

The best investment you can make is in yourself.

Whether you’re looking to take on a new project; progress within your division; explore an opportunity in a different team; or relocate globally – we let our people decide which direction they want to take.

At Macquarie we uncover the opportunities others may miss. Our culture promotes innovation, balanced with robust risk management, to realise opportunity for our clients, community, shareholders and our people.

Macquarie is a diversified global financial group providing clients with asset management, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Headquartered in Sydney and with offices in 31 markets, it is the breadth of our operations, combined with a strong capital position and risk management framework, that has contributed to our 51-year record of unbroken profitability.

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Job no: RMG-949189
Work type: Full time
Location: Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, London
Category: Mid-senior, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Wynnie Tran
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