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Manager AML/CTF Ops

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Job Description

Our financial crime business unit is looking to hire a Manager that has a strong background (Senior Analyst - Manager level) within financial crime, AML / CTF, Sanctions and would like to join our professional team.

There are a number of reasons to join CBA, main benefits include:

  • Great team culture
  • Ongoing development and training - we are constantly upskilling our people
  • Access to flexible working arrangements
  • Based in new Sydney CBD offices

Do work that matters:

The Regulatory and Control Operations (RACO) team is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing leadership of the Groups financial crime shared services. RACO leads the Groups approach to managing AML/CTF, and Sanctions risks and obligations through the provisioning of the following services. RACO is a team of dedicated individuals, and we partner closely with line 2 financial crime compliance and line 1 Risk teams across the group. Our external stakeholders are AUSTRAC and Law Enforcement.

The team plays a vital role in managing the Group's exposure to money-laundering and terrorism financing risks. The team is looking to hire an experienced team leader that has a previous background managing AML/CTF, financial crime, transaction monitoring, quality assurance, compliance or risk teams.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about training, mentoring, building a positive culture and driving performance. It is essential that the chosen candidate has experience working in a fast paced environment, has previous operational management experience and has a strong understanding of AML/CTF within banking.

In any given week you will be responsible for;

  • Leading a team of Senior Analyst & Analysts (coaching, mentoring, providing feedback and upskilling)
  • Manage the planning, execution and completion of AML/TF monitoring services
  • Manage resources to assess AML/CTF alerts in accordance with agreed timeframes
  • Communicate matters as relevant/appropriate and in accordance with agreed escalation reporting processes
  • Provide statistics, analysis and commentary for reports as required and update Bank systems accordingly

We're interested in hearing from people who:

  • Previous managed a similar team ideally within financial crime operations
  • Strong background/understanding of AML/CTF within the banking and finance industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and solve problems to achieve optimum outcomes
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management skills

Whether you're passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career here is for you.

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive and flexible workplace. One where we're driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you'll thrive. You'll be supported when faced with challenges, and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We really love working here, and we think you will too.

We're determined to make a real difference for Australia's first peoples. We encourage all interested applicants to apply. If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick [link removed] to submit a valid application. We're keen to support you with the next step in your career.