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Financial Crime Risk Advisor, Senior Manager

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-senior
Job category
Compliance & Regulatory, Risk Management
We have an outstanding opportunity within our Financial Crime Risk Team. This Team manages and oversees financial crime risk supporting our Macquarie Commodities Business.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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You will be the first point of contact for all financial crime risk advisory matters covering Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorism Financing, Anti-Bribery and Corruption. You will work closely with our EMEA Business/Desk Heads and provide day-to-day advice to them on client and transaction risk assessments, due diligence, and Know Your Customer / Customer Identification Procedure requirements, with a particular focus on higher risk client engagements. You will also be responsible for delivering a comprehensive, succinct and risk focused Enhanced Due Diligence, including risk assessments and recommendations on relationships with Politically Exposed Persons, and for making recommendations to our senior management team on the approval or rejection of higher risk clients / transactions.

What you offer

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  • 5 years' of experience of working in an equivalent financial service institution.
  • Strong knowledge of local regulations, legislation and best practice and internal best practice
  • Strong knowledge of investment banking products and services, particularly across the physical and financial commodities markets, including derivatives, lending and financing, and physical execution and logistics services in the energy, metals, and agricultural sectors. 
  • Experience in currencies, and fixed income, along with awareness and understanding of local cultures and knowledge / exposure to emerging markets.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with different levels of employees, including periodically meeting with desk heads.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About the Risk Management Group

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In our Risk Management Group, you will be part of an independent, and centralised function, responsible for independent and objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to Macquarie’s material risks. Our divisions include Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Prudential Risk, and Risk Management Group Central.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include:
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary carers are eligible for minimum 20 weeks paid leave and minimum 6 weeks for secondary carer
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.