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Financial Crime Risk Senior Manager (12 month max term contract)


Financial Crime Risk, within Macquarie’s Risk Management Group, drives a high and consistent level of compliance, advancing Macquarie's global financial crime risk management program.  The team is responsible for anti-money laundering (AML), anti-bribery & corruption (AB&C) and sanctions risk management for bank and non-bank activities. 

This role will provide you the opportunity to play a critical part in Macquarie’s global financial crime risk management program and you will use your solid understanding of money laundering, terrorism financing, anti-bribery & corruption and sanctions risks to provide subject matter expertise on compliance requirements relating to these areas. You will also interpret AML/ CTF Policy and assist with drafting internal guidance and procedures and manage investigations and customer due diligence queries.

Your strong communication, writing and presentation skills will be used to liaise with, and influence a variety of stakeholders in developing and delivering financial crime compliance training. An ability to multi-task priorities will also be key as you manage issues and deadlines. You will also coordinate and manage financial crime risk considerations in relation to new business initiatives and projects.

To be successful, you will have substantial financial crime compliance experience from within a retail banking organisation with exposure across multiple products. You will also have:

  • a solid understanding of money laundering, terrorism financing and sanctions risk
  • robust knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements in respect of financial crime compliance
  • experience in legal training or drafting policy
  • an inquiring mind, methodical approach and attention to detail
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • knowledge of banking operations. This could include previous experience in an Operations or Operational Risk role.

If you are looking for a new challenge within financial crime, please apply online now.  

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

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

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

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Job no: RMG-955321
Work type: Fixed term, Maximum term
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Mid-senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Venus Chan
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