Client Due Diligence 1st line of Defence Officer

  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Dublin
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

Client Due Diligence 1st line of Defence Officer

Provide support to the Europe and Asia Task Force Remediation team by performing customer due diligence, client risk assessment, and other first line of defence (LOD) AML/KYC with activities covering Ireland.


  • Part of the Europe & Asia Task Force Remediation team responsible for completing all remediation tasks in line with internal Audit and External Regulatory timeline deliverables. Perform Client Risk Scoring, Client Identification, and AML/KYC documentation reviews including refresh/remediation of existing client base.
  • Work closely and provide support to other areas of the Global Due Diligence teams including the Client onboarding & Independent Quality Assurance (QA) groups.
  • Adhere to AML/KYC remediation process flow and ensure all controls and gate approvals are completed.
  • Priority focus on completing High – Risk designated Client population first in line with remediation standards.
  • Track and report on individual file progress including percentage completed, sign off status, pending responses, and action plan to obtain necessary information.
  • Provide technical support to other members of the remediation team with a strong focus on collaboration.
  • Ensure that all relevant MI is kept up to date and in line with Senior Management and Steer-Co reporting requirements.
  • Ensure robust communication protocols are in place with individual country level stakeholders to ensure Client lists are constantly reviewed and any changes approved in line with current standard protocol. Continue to support weekly/bi–weekly country meetings in order to ensure strong governance and oversight are place to track remediation progress.

Experience Required :

  • Good knowledge of AML/KYC process, Cass Rules
  • Project management skills and history of delivering against targets..
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in difficult situations, solve problems and implement solutions.
  • Track record of implementing innovation and change.
  • Demonstrated ability to support change initiatives and projects.
  • Pertinent industry & Regulatory/Compliance requirements
  • Operational & Client service experience

This role will be appointed initially as a contract role for 9 months.

Further details :  Contact Barbara Donnellan – 01 474 4512

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Barbara Donnellan

Barbara Donnellan

  • Banking & Finance Manager