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Financial Crime Risk Manager - Investigations & Reporting - 12 Month MTC


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Anti Money-Laundering Investigations and Intelligence Manager to join our Australian Financial Crime Risk Team. The role reports to the Head of Investigations and Reporting and is focused on supporting key reporting and investigations activities relating to transactions, projects, and initiatives as part of Macquarie's Australian Anti- Money Laundering (AML) / Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) program.

You will be responsible for developing detection conceptual models, analytics and visualisations to transform raw source data into actionable intelligence to facilitate investigation assessments. You will attend Austrac’s Fintel Alliance monthly meetings and other industry intelligence forums to gather and interpret intelligence, AML risks and red flags for the purpose of sharing data and providing insights. You will use relevant regulatory guidance to conduct AML risk assessments, identify red flags, typologies and scenarios which need to be developed into transaction monitoring rules as well as perform and provide subject matter expertise on Financial Crime investigations, regulatory reporting and enhanced customer due diligence relating to AML, CTF, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption (AB&C) risks.

Part of this role, will require you to support the development of a team of AML investigators to manage the prioritisation, execution, tracking and reporting of key investigation activities, related regulator reporting and internal reporting in line with the Macquarie AML / CTF program and emerging financial crime risks. You will assist with the development of appropriate metrics and reporting relating to investigations, regulatory filings and other financial crime risk management activities for consumption by business and senior management as well as co-ordinate escalated issues and participate in the group-wide coordination of escalations. You will assist in developing regulatory relations including preparation for meetings with regulators and work with other risk management teams locally and globally coordinating with the implementation of various Financial Crime Transaction Monitoring and Regulatory Reporting initiatives to ensure consistent a global approach for global Financial Crime Risk management activities

To be successful in this role, you must have experience within the financial, legal or consulting industries ideally in AML investigation, intelligence, risk management or compliance focused roles. Experience in retail or investment banking or dealing with regulators will be highly regarded.  In addition, you have 5 years of investigations/intelligence/data scientist AML experience and knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements in respect of financial crime compliance. You have a high analytical and methodical approach to problem, an ability to extract and interrogate and interpret data and communicate this to both expert and senior audiences. You are a strong leader and possess great communication, negotiation and prioritisation skills.

If you are enthusiastic team player and want to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you!

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 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, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: RMG-959164
Work type: Maximum term
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Hannah Pain
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