Senior Manager - Anti Money Laundering (AML)

Full time

Rise is building a bank all businesses love, and can't live without! This turns out to be a pretty wild endeavor, so we’re looking to bring someone smart onto our risk team to help us out.

We are looking for a full-time Senior Anti Money Laundering Manager to join our team in Montreal, QC.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Reporting to the Head of AML, the candidate will lead a team of AML analysts who are responsible for the AML investigations and PEP/Sanction screening
  • Create a strong culture of AML compliance, investigation and risk prevention
  • Through collaboration with other groups within the organization increase knowledge of AML compliance and risk management
  • Work closely with other compliance groups across the organization
  • Oversee the team’s workflow and ensuring deliverables are completed timely
  • Tracks and manage the progress of deliverables and project by enhancing existing tools and artifacts or developing new ones and ensure adherence to internal policies
  • Assist with AML policy and procedure drafting and updating
  • Assist with law enforcement inquiries, banking partner requests
  • Assist with quarterly internal audit
  • Assist with projects involving data analytics, independent audit and regulatory exams
  • Prepare quarterly AML committee to be presented to the board of directors
  • Perform quality check on AML alerts and Sanctions/PEP screening
  • Liaise with multiple other Neo financial teams such as Finance, Product, Risk and Fraud
  • Provide guidance, training and technical assistance to the AML analysts and other members of Rise on AML and KYC/B related issues
  • Manages personal development to ensure knowledge and skills related to AML/ATF and reporting trends and developments are continually enhanced by researching best practices, trends and taking courses designed to enhance skills

Who we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years experience in anti money laundering or regulatory compliance
  • 2+ years experience in managing an AML team
  • CAMS Certification required (Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist)
  • A solid understanding of FINTRAC requirements for banks or money service businesses
  • Strong knowledge of money laundering detection and prevention methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of the AML/ATF and Sanctions program and its various elements
  • Proven experience implementing processes/systems, enabling effective AML operations
  • University Degree in Business, Economics or other relevant fields is an asset

What it’s like to work with us:

At Rise, you’ll be working with industry-leading technology that changes the way we live and realize a better financial future. It’s a serious deal, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know a thing or two about having fun. Our entrepreneurial environment gets our adrenaline pumping and beats the regular 9-5 job. We’re in it together, always. Gain hands-on experience and be part of the future.

About applying with Rise:

Rise is an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and may require a credit check.
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