Assistant Vice President, AML and Compliance

Job Reference: 993309

The Agency is recruiting for an Assistant Vice President, AML and Compliance on behalf of a client.

Why Apply for the role:

Professional Growth and Development: This role provides an opportunity to develop leadership skills and engage in continuous learning and knowledge transfer, mentoring the AML Compliance team.

Collaborative and Engaging Work Environment: You will work closely with various divisions, fostering teamwork and collaboration. This role offers the chance to engage with multiple aspects of the business, ensuring a well-rounded experience.

Leadership and Responsibility: The successful candidate will assist in developing and implementing policies, contributing to the efficiency and service quality. This role offers significant responsibility and the chance to shape our client’s compliance framework.

  • Facilitate the seamless onboarding of new clients.
  • Participate in new business calls, providing AML guidance.
  • Stay updated on evolving regulatory requirements and AML/KYC due diligence.
  • Approve low and medium-risk client account openings and amendments.
  • Examine high-risk accounts and perform periodic reviews to ensure data integrity.
  • Update due diligence records and AML documentation for high-risk accounts.
  • Provide electronic approval on trapped wires and review transactions and account activity.
  • Offer guidance on compliance screening results.
  • Promote a Risk-Based Approach to AML/KYC, transaction monitoring and ensure timely reporting of suspicious activities.
  • Mentor and assist in the training and development of the AML Compliance team.
  • Collaborate with senior management providing back-up support as needed.
  • Establish and maintain high standards of service quality for clients.
  • Assist in policy development and implementation to enhance efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or a related field.
  • Relevant Professional Certification in Compliance.
  • At least 5 years of experience in banking of finance.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Highly organized with strong prioritization abilities.

If you are dedicated, detail-oriented, and ready to take on a challenging role that offers both responsibility and the opportunity to lead, apply now to become part of our client’s exceptional team.

We believe in inclusive workplaces, and we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that candidates may require during the recruitment process; you will be asked if you require any during the application process. If you’d like to request additional options, please email

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Mary-Clare Treglia
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