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Head of AML

Dublin, Ireland
Posted 7 days ago Hybrid Permanent 80k - 120k
Posted by
Jo-Ann Browne
Barings is looking to hire a Head of AML for their Baring International Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited entity based in Dublin.


Job Title: Head of AML

Corporate Title: Associate Director

Reports to: Head of Compliance Ireland

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure there is a robust AML and CTF framework in place for Baring International Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited (“BIFMI”) and it’s Irish and Luxembourg fund ranges.
  • Act as MLRO for BIFMI and Irish domiciled funds; and RC for Luxembourg domiciled funds.
  • Pre-approved Controlled Function: PCF-52 (Head of AML and CTF Compliance)

Key tasks

  • AML Policies: maintainance of suitable AML policies for BIFMI and Irish / Luxembourg funds.
  • Produce quarterly MLRO reports for BIFMI and Irish fund range.
  • Produce quarterly RC reports for Luxembourg fund range.
  • Review CBI guidance and fines, enforcement actions and regulatory developments in relation to AML and CTF, and ensure any required changes are implemented effectively.
  • Ensure relevant MI and reporting is produced for relevant committees and boards.
  • Work with the Financial Crime Team in London as required in relation to AML reviews and testing.
  • Work with the Global Head of Financial Crime (based in the US) to ensure a robust sanctions framework is maintained, along with other global initiatives.
  • Oversee fund administrators in Ireland and Luxembourg, from an AML / CTF perspective, including annual due diligence, sample testing and regular service level calls.
  • Conduct annual AML risk assessments on BIFMI and the Irish / Luxembourg fund ranges.
  • Ensure all relevant regulatory reporting is undertaken as required.
  • Ensure all staff and BIFMI directors receive AML / CTF training as required (at least annually).
  • Responsible for preparation and co-ordination of CBI visits / surveys, requests in relation to AML / CTF.
  • Provide support and cover where necessary to the Head of Compliance in Ireland.

Person Specification

  • Degree educated with significant experience gained within the compliance / AML function
  • Previous experience within a compliance / AML function is essential
  • Irish and/or Luxembourg fund industry experience is essential
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable experience of positively engaging with (internal and external) clients/stakeholders.
  • Collaborative, proactive and solution orientated.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to explain complex items in a simple manner. 
  • Demonstrable problem solving and decision making skills
  • Self-starter with an ability to manage workloads effectively


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