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Senior Manager Financial Crime Risk – Sanctions

Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, London

Are you a Financial Crime Risk (FCR) professional looking for your next career step? This is an opportunity to join our specialist team based in Sydney.

We are currently looking to recruit a highly-experienced financial crime professional  working within Macquarie’s Global Financial Crime Risk Sanctions team.

In this dedicated new role you will be responsible for the Global Sanctions function including management and maintenance of Macquarie’s global sanctions framework, oversight of sanctions screening controls and providing sanctions advice on clients, transactions and the impact of new sanctions. 

The scope of the role is broad and covers governance, advisory, solutions, monitoring & assurance and training.  You will play a key role in influencing and shaping Macquarie’s sanctions policies, controls and risk appetite. You will manage day to day advisory to key stakeholders on the sanctions risks associated with new and existing clients, complex transactions and the impact on Macquarie of new sanctions and periodically review of sanctions policies, procedures and guidance documents, including ensuring these are embedded into relevant operating procedures

The role will also include management of the annual risk assessment process, including reviewing the methodology to ensure sanctions risks are adequately identified and assessed. You will also develop a sanctions training and awareness program, contributing input to global financial crime on-line training and delivering targeted face-to-face sanctions training.

To be successful in this role you will possess experience in economic sanctions compliance ideally  working in an equivalent financial services institution. You will hold strong OFAC, EU & UK sanctions knowledge with knowledge of investment banking products and services an advantage.  Your ability to analyse and interpret regulatory and technical information with an understanding of payments initiation, validation and sanctions screening processes would be an advantage as would experience in the implementation of sanctions screening solutions.

If you are interested in this exciting role please apply directly.

About the Risk Management Group

Risk Management Group is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Credit; Prudential, Capital and Markets; Market Risk; Operational Risk; Compliance; Quantitative Applications; and Internal Audit.

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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 15,000 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-949842
Work type: Full time
Location: Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, London
Category: Mid-senior, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Wynnie Tran
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