Anti-Money Laundering & On-boarding Analyst

Looking for a new challenge within a key part of the Macquarie Group

The Market Operations Division (MOD) provides a key segregated control function for institutional and corporate businesses. Built on strong operational risk management and a control culture that is consistent and resilient. MOD is currently seeking to appoint Analysts for Sydney based roles. The successful candidates will be joining the Counterparty Lifecycle Management Team which performs a range tasks with touch points on new and existing customers to fulfil Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulatory requirements in multiple jurisdictions so Macquarie Bank can engage with clients in a risk compliant manner.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting research on new and existing clients to obtain Know Your Customer (KYC) data from public sources
  • Liaising with the client, front and middle office staff to obtain required KYC and legal documentation prior to set-up
  • Managing on-boarding and refresh cases, interfacing with the business desks on any CLM related query
  • Screening of entity names against sanctions, adverse news and politically exposed persons lists
  • Escalating red flags and due diligence findings to Financial Crimes Compliance
  • Maintaining customer data and documents into customer database
  • Compliance to on-boarding procedures and develops a risk awareness mindset
  • Assisting with the day-to-day operations of the on-boarding function including monitoring urgent requests/ queries and aged items

To be successful in the role you will be enthusiastic, flexible and able to demonstrate initiative in a challenging, and varied role.

You will also have:

  • High levels of resilience
  • Ability to problem solve abstract concepts
  • Clear and articulate verbal communication skills allied with ability to engage stakeholders throughout a deal life cycle
  • Strong written communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation and prioritisation skills to manage multiple tasks at the same time
  • Research and analytical skills, with the ability to summarise complex findings
  • Motivated, independent and ability to work in a fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Strong commitment to completion and delivery
  • Knowledge of the client KYC on-boarding process and knowledge of AML regulatory requirements is preferred but not essential
  • A vision for your career in MBL
  • Adaptable to change and open to overtime if required

If you are looking for a new challenge then please apply using the links below, for further information please contact Laura Cooper by email;

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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