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AML Fund Servicing Associate



Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global Alternative Funds Team within the Transfer Agency Department. The primary responsibility of the team is to ensure JPMSE duties towards AML KYC and Registration are monitored in line with the regulation as well as the JPMSE standards.

As an AML Fund Servicing Associate within the Alternative Funds Team, you will be completing day to day activity for the AML Onboarding team. In addition, part of your responsibilities will be Sanctions and PEP screening at onboarding.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all Investors and Agents records on the Transfer Agency register are identified/verified and compliant with all AML policies and procedures. The team is also responsible for Sanctions and PEP screening.
  • Ensure compliance with Luxembourg Know Your Customer and Anti Money Laundering regulations together with internal local and group policy and procedure when assessing Investor and Agent documentation.
  • Work closely with internal Compliance as well the Compliance and MLRO of the Funds when reviewing complex account opening requests and seek appropriate solutions.
  • Attend client meeting and Due Diligence calls/Meetings.
  • Be the primary contact of clients for AML KYC onboarding, keep clients updated along to the investor onboarding process. (Tracker update and sending)
  • Work with the frame of the investor onboarding process and ensure that procedure and steps are followed for account opening process (correct requirements being used per domicile country of the funds, case manager process to follow, checklist and risk profile to be completed prior to any account opening, RPs screened and added in the system)
  • Email box and clients and internal queries management. Response to query in timely manner.
  • Identify and escalate to Management/Compliance internal and external where appropriate any risk issues in accordance with internal risk policies
  • Ensure procedures are applied and updated according to new policies and regulations and governance.

Required Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills:

  • Master’s Degree or Equivalent an advantage
  • 3+ years of work experience in a similar position
  • Excellent overall knowledge of the Luxembourg Fund Industry and especially on the Transfer Agent activity
  • Very good understanding of local anti-money laundering local laws, rules and regulations in particular circulars and laws issued by the CSSF as relates to AML/CFT e.g. CSSF Regulation 12-02 AML Law of 12 November 2004, 4th and 5th AML Directive, as well Cayman, Irish , Channel Islands and US regulation.
  • Extensive relevant Compliance AML and data privacy experience or other related experience e.g. legal, risk management, audit etc

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills:

  • Proven knowledge of regulatory requirements and an ability to translate them into operational/process requirements
  • SSAE16/Long Form Report and other Audit experience
  • A self-starter with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Strong leadership skills to work across all levels of the organisation and bringing teams together to achieve results
  • Client facing skills would be considered a distinct advantage