Manager: Forensic Services (AML)

Location: Bellville, Western Cape                                         Apply here

What will you do?
The role is to support management in the execution of their responsibilities in terms of financial crime combatting, sanctions and anti-money laundering (AML) to ensure compliance to FICA, POCDATARA, POCA and other local & international AML/terrorist financing (TF) legislation and regulations.

What will make you successful in this role?
⦁ Develop and implement and AML strategy for Sanlam Life and Savings (SLS);
⦁ Subject matter expert relating to AML/TF legislation and regulations;
⦁ Ensure all AML/TF gaps are identified and remediated within specific timelines;
⦁ Ensure consistent application of the Sanlam Life RMCP across all accountable institutions in SLS;
⦁ Collaborate with the Sanlam Group Compliance Office (GCO) on AML/TF issues;
⦁ Contribute to the maintenance of the Sanlam Life and associated AI’s RMCP’s;
⦁ Remain abreast of any changes to AML/TF legislation and regulations
⦁ Provide management with AML/TF support and technical expertise
⦁ Oversee the remediation of findings from Prudential Authority, internal audit and external reviews;
⦁ Develop, implement, and enhance the transaction monitoring system within SLS;
⦁ Identify and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders within SLS and external regulators;
⦁ Responsible for management of direct reports;
⦁ Promote continuous learning of AML/TF best practices and methodologies with internal stakeholders;
⦁ Identify opportunities for process enhancements and automated controls for AML and sanctions related prevention and detection;
⦁ Provide guidance on risk-based approach (RBA) to AML/TF

Qualification and Experience
⦁ B.Comm, Law, Bachelors degree, (recommended)
⦁ CAMS (recommended)
⦁ 5-10 years AML/TF in the financial services industry
⦁ Managing and leading a team