Senior Manager, Financial Crime, Regulatory Consulting

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The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As part of our Financial Crime team you’ll help make this happen. That will mean using your technical knowledge and client facing experience and working with our Directors and Partners to help clients from all industries to make strategic and operational changes about their businesses. Working for some of the world’s most prestigious firms, you will be an integral part of our team.

The opportunity

With our support you’ll work with a range of regulatory projects within our Financial Crime team. We’re currently growing our Regulatory Consulting team across all capabilities to help meet increasing demand; this is true of the Financial Crime team as we have a number of large scale projects for some of the world’s biggest Banks. Our engagements typically involve managing multiple stakeholders and require you to give the best advice to our clients using your knowledge and experience to provide the best outcomes. We are looking for a Senior Manager in Sydney or Melbourne.

Your key responsibilities
  • Create innovative and proportionate insights for our financial crime clients, adapting methods and practices to fit their business needs
  • Provide input into the application of regulatory standards and support the development of solutions to resolve complex financial crime risks and issues
  • Take responsibility for engagement planning, management, and leading teams in financial crime engagements
  • Support bids and proposals for new client opportunities and grow existing valued relationships
  • Mentor staff and conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
  • As a senior manager you will identify and develop business opportunities
Skills and attributes for success
  • A clear understanding of the strategic implications of regulation
  • Being able to effectively implement a variety of regulatory directives
  • Building relationships with colleagues across the business, supporting them and promoting a collaborative culture
  • A background in change or transformational projects
To qualify for the role you must have
  • Functional knowledge of the Australian and Asia-Pacific financial crime regulatory environment (with knowledge of the global environment an advantage)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Financial Crime / AML and / or sanctions work experience/ professional qualification preferred
  • Experience of working with Regulatory bodies such as AUSTRAC or other international regulatory bodies such as MAS or HKMA
  • Sound technical knowledge of financial products and / or customer-facing regulated activities (e.g. complaint handling)
  • Leadership, project management and teamwork skills for delivery of financial crime engagements
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Enthusiasm to be involved in marketing activity and developing the Financial Crime team
  • Strong academic background, ideally to a degree level or equivalent
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Great communication skills
  • The ability to motivate and lead a team
  • A desire to provide excellent client service and solutions
  • A natural aptitude to identify and pursue business opportunities