IFDS -Transfer Agency -(Registration Governance Team-Anti Money Laundering)-Senior Associate-Dublin IFDS -Transfer Agency -(Registration Governance  …

State Street Corporation
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
IFDS -Transfer Agency -(Registration Governance Team-Anti Money Laundering)-Senior Associate-Dublin
Who we are looking for
Capable of providing a high-quality service to external and internal clients and investors you will have an opportunity to build on your existing experience in Transfer Agency across several tasks performed by the Governance Team.
Has a broad understanding of Transfer Agency and Fund Administration, you will have a good knowledge of the relevant regulations impacting investor accounts servicing.
Business writing and analytical skills are essential as is a track record in investigating complex issues and providing concise reports and written responses to external and internal clients and investors.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of International Financial Data Services (IFDS). IFDS is a world-leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the financial services industry. With its global headquarters in Toronto, IFDS services over 240 financial organizations around the world, providing solutions to a wide range of global asset managers, wealth managers, banks, and insurance companies. IFDS is present in North America, EMEA and APAC.
Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Transfer Agency -(Registration Governance Team-Anti Money Laundering)-Senior Associate you will

Duties and Responsibilities
Client Due Diligence Sampling & Testing
  • Collate and/or QC all operational and AML documents in line with current AML requirements for all samples requested during testing
  • Examining due diligence documents and information on the customer file based on specific trigger events, making sure that they are adequate and up to date
  • Communicate with external and internal clients and stakeholders on sample requests
  • Understand the importance of identifying and correcting errors in sampling

Internal / External Audit Coordination
  • Assisting in all aspects of audit work
  • Identifying, researching and helping to resolve audit issues
  • Providing clear and high quality written and verbal communication with audit stakeholders
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of AML and KYC requirements

Complaint and Incident Management
  • Records, tracks and analyses complaints using Sharepoint
  • Monitors escalation of incidents and completion of all incident reporting
  • Ensures that complaints are reported in line with policy and regulation, adhering to all policy and regulatory deadlines for complaint responses and resolution

Transaction Monitoring
  • Daily analysis of all reported transactional information against the customer profile to identify risks, trends and potential suspicious activity
  • Ensuring transaction reviews are tracked, recorded, and stored in line with internal policy and procedure
  • Formal escalation of potential suspicious transactions following agreed guidelines and procedures
  • Engagement with relevant stakeholders including Compliance representatives and client relationship managers

PEP & Sanctions Screening
  • Assist in day to day tasks relating to the IFDS sanctions systems ensuring that all daily and weekly screening tasks are completed as scheduled
  • Conduct in-depth analysis and investigation of all cases referred and reviewed prior to further escalation to Compliance
  • Obtain documentary evidence of all investigations and ensure effective record keeping
  • Adhere to appropriate standards, procedures and service levels for all PEP and sanctions screening processes
  • Highlight any system or process issues working to resolution with all stakeholders

What we value
Required Competencies

  • Act as a point of escalation for team members and colleagues
  • Participate in department wide projects and team initiatives
  • Assist more senior colleagues and peers when required to do so and deputise in their absence
  • Promote a positive working environment and be a positive influence on the team
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and to work calmly under pressure
  • Ensure ongoing training is provided to junior team members where necessary
  • Assist in maintaining procedures and daily checklists to ensure that they are reflective of all appropriate key controls
  • Help to identify efficiencies and improvements in processes and controls

  • Work closely with your team colleagues and manager to communicate your requirements and to understand theirs
  • Ensure all communication with clients or investors is accurate, clear and concise and delivered in a highly professional manner, whether written or verbal
  • Assist in the production of Management Information and reports detailing results of all activities performed

Education & Preferred Qualifications
Technical Competencies (Experience, where stated, an advantage)
  • Experience of audit and due diligence sampling and testing
  • Experience of compiling reports and writing complex letter responses
  • Experience investigating Transaction Monitoring alerts
  • Experience/Knowledge of screening for sanctions and PEPs
  • Experience of dealing with complaints and in managing incidents
  • Working knowledge MS Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, Sharepoint and PowerPoint

Personal Attributes
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Focused on results and delivery
  • High level of integrity
  • Understanding of risk and control
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team to meet deadlines
  • Strong learning skills with the ability to apply attention to detail to deliver error free processing

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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