Financial Crimes Compliance

Bermuda |
USD $150-$175K


  • Advise on issues related to Know Your Customer (KYC) obligations including reviewing complex structures and higher risk customers for AML related risks
  • Draft and negotiate contractual provisions pertaining to AML sanctions, and anti-corruption issues all across the business
  • Review, advise on, and oversee the execution of transnational due diligence pertaining to AML, sanctions, and anti-corruption concerns
  • Assist in identifying and reporting suspicious activity
  • Understand, advise on, and assist with implementing the Firm’s Global KYC Standards
  • Review, interpret, and advise on relevant laws and industry best practices pertaining to AML
  • Participate in internal governance committees
  • Represent the Firm in relevant industry groups and other external forums
  • Assist, and work with outside counsel as necessary in representing the Firm, before regulatory authorities in matters related to AML legal issues
  • Provide support for special projects arising from the administration of the GFC program
  • Develop content for and deliver specialize training to relevant internal audiences concerning AML legal issues
  • Liaise and coordinate with key stakeholders across the firm, including legal, compliance, regulatory relations and risk – to ensure appropriate execution of the Firms enterprise-wide financial crimes prevention program


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, preferably at a consultancy business, financial institution, law firm, or government/regulatory body
  • Ideally experience from a Big 4 firm, or a boutique specialist AML consulting firm
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and banking transactions
  • Detailed understanding of the laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to AML as well as sanctions and anti-corruption
  • Ability to understand and assess a wide variety of complex commercial transactions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to provide viable solutions in a time-sensitive environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, attention to detail, and effective time management
  • Strong project management skills
  • Sound judgment and an ability to appropriately escalate issues internally
  • Proven ability to handle highly confidential information professionally and with appropriate discretion
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team-player attitude
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Certification as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by ACAMS or equivalent AML certification/license

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