AML Compliance Analyst

Peoples Group - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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About us:
Peoples Group has been providing financial services to the Canadian marketplace for over 30 years with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal. Our mission is to exceed our customers’ expectations by providing exceptional customer service backed by extensive product knowledge and experience.

Our culture here at Peoples Group is formed by our values; Strength-Based, Relationship Focused and Passionate Execution. We believe people don't choose a company to work for, they choose a company to join. We also believe that people come first and each day we strive to be willing, trustworthy and creative.

About the opportunity:
Reporting to the Manager, AML & Privacy Compliance, the AML Compliance Analyst will help ensure that business units are compliant with government anti-money laundering legislation.

In addition, the AML Compliance Analyst will provide support to the business units in AML compliance matters, assist with AML policies and procedures, department audits, and other ongoing projects related to AML compliance.

About the day-to-day:
Assist in the implementation of Peoples Group AML/ATF program to ensure compliance with all legislative and regulatory requirements, including PCMLTFA and OSFI Guideline B-8
Ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions and reporting of suspicious transactions to the CAMLO and FINTRAC within specified timeline
Administer the implementation of regulatory compliance control databases
Ensure that actual and potential compliance violations and risk situations are pro-actively identified, investigated and resolved or escalated in an appropriate and timely manner
Perform monthly AML audits of various business units/branches
Assist with keeping AML/ATF related policies and procedures current
Maintain current understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including policies, procedures, regulations, industry best practice, criminal typologies and developing trends
As an AML/ATF subject matter expert, provide direction and guidance to business units on AML/ATF related matters including high risk accounts
Timely execution of instructions received from manager and/or CAMLO
Assist with Peoples Group annual AML training module and other compliance training to business units as needed
Assist with AML Self-Assessment and Bi-annual AML Risk Assessment
Support regulatory examinations and external/internal audits
Other AML/ATF compliance tasks as assigned

Desired Qualifications:
Minimum 3-5 years of AML compliance experience within the financial services industry in Canada
A solid understanding of current AML/ATF legislation and regulations
Exposure to regulatory AML/ATF compliance, risk management disciplines and best practices
Bachelor's degree in business or criminology would be considered an asset
Certification in a professional association such as the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) or the Canadian Money Laundering Institute (CAMLI) would be considered an asset
Proficiency with MS Office (focusing on Word, Excel, Outlook)
Knowledge of Navaera is desirable Able to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
Strong critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills
Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to deliver written and oral messages confidently and accurately
A self starter who can work independently and as part of a team

Help us get to know you better by answering our application questions! Your participation is an expected and essential part of our selection process.

NOTE: Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest; however only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Peoples Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.