Transaction Monitoring & Sanctions Team Leader

Banking Services Dublin, Ireland


Transaction Monitoring & Sanctions Team Leader

Dublin - Ireland


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Citco Bank provides fully integrated transaction, deposit, foreign exchange and credit facilities to our Fund Services and Governance Services clients. Operating in strategic global centres Citco Bank provides access to best of breed process and technology.

The Team lead of the Transaction Monitoring & Sanctions Team is responsible for the daily management of the team whose main responsibility is the compliance with any transaction monitoring requirements on a day-to-day basis for the Citco Banking Division. The work would involve responsibility and leading the team for daily client and related party screening, pre-event transaction screening and post event transaction monitoring.

Your Role:

  • You will be involved in the day to day management of the Transaction Monitoring & Sanctions Team;
  • You will ensure the processes for daily client and related party screening, pre-event transaction screening and post event transaction monitoring as well as other tasks that fall in the teams responsibility are properly organized;
  • Monitor and control work flows and distribution amongst the Transaction Monitoring officers within the team;
  • You will ensure oversight and control of the central group email boxes;
  • You will provide feedback on your teams tasks, assisting with goal-setting and 1-1s to further each team members development and performance
  • You will provide, manage and update the Transaction Monitoring Procedures , work instructions, process flows and templates and making sure that the Team follows those Procedures;
  • You will do the transaction monitoring (TM) status reporting to management and represent Citco Bank in meetings on TM related issues;
  • You will liaise with other Citco entities, stakeholders and clients to obtain documentation;
  • You will actively manage operational Risk within the team, ensuring timely reporting of incidents and closure of action plans;
  • Ad hoc duties might arise from time to time.

About You:

  • You have a degree in Corporate Law, Business Administration, or similar proficiency gained through work experience;
  • You can demonstrate in depth expertise and knowledge of the Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions Act and European equivalent legislation as well as have very strong understanding of AML/CFT risks and the controls used to apply them;
  • You have demonstrated experience in Transaction Monitoring/AML and/or KYC work within the financial service industry, Hedge fund industry and/or trust business experience is an advantage;
  • You have previous experience in overseeing and leading a team;
  • You have strongly proven managerial and operational skills;
  • You have good communication skills, both verbal and written (in English);
  • You must have good planning and time management/prioritization skills in order to meet strict deadlines;
  • You can work successfully within a team as well as individually;
  • You are capable of knowledge sharing and mentoring other team members as required.


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