Transaction Monitoring Lead

Hiring Transaction Monitoring Lead for a massive Financial institution

Your new role :

AML Team Leads are responsible for driving team operational performance on Promontory engagements, focused on assisting clients in managing various aspects of their AML compliance programs. AML Team Leads play a critical role in Promontory’s successful completion of engagement requirements within time and budgetary constraints as set by management. Principal Responsibilities
  • Supervise and drive teams of analysts to meet or exceed quality and production goals.
  • Ensure timely completion of projects and goals in accordance with engagement and client requirements.
  • Focuses on continuous improvement of the team, identifies the need for training, coaching process improvement and provides recommendations to management.
  • Audits and monitors Analysts’ work to ensure the quality and efficiency. Conduct quality control of the AML team as needed.
  • Provides ongoing coaching and feedback to Analysts to drive performance.
  • Complete AML Alert reviews, Investigations, or SAR preparation as needed within the scope of the project.
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance personnel to ensure accurate reporting and clear communication regarding analyst or subject matter issues.
  • Organize and review production and quality data via Excel or other Microsoft Office products in order to monitor project progress; manage problems; publish progress reports; and/or recommend actions. Present accurate and professional reporting to management and clients as required including graphs, reports, and presentations.
  • Contribute to developing individual and project goals and execute on tactical strategies for goal attainment.
  • Coordinate with other PRR team members in the development of training, resource, and policy and procedure documents.
  • Assist management and HR with employee career development through identification of qualified internal candidates.
  • Coordinate with management and HR when necessary to manage team member performance and/or personnel issues.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

What you'll need to succeed :

  • Undergraduate degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field is required or equivalent work experience.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:
  • A minimum of 1 year supervisory experience in a production environment, including the supervision of a minimum of 10 persons. Ability to supervise a large team effectively and efficiently and drive for results.
  • A minimum 3+ years in a compliance or related role.
  • Strong understanding of AML subject matter, basics of Alert and Investigation review, and basics of SAR preparation including the ability to understand and apply relevant regulations implemented by BSA/AML.
  • Ability to be flexible, quickly learn new skills, and meet uncompromising quality requirements and production expectations while working closely with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated competency with computers, including proficiency with all Microsoft Office products, and should have prior experience with a variety of AML database and testing systems.
  • Ability to work independently; take initiative; and adapt to change.
  • Strong problem solving ability.
  • Strong processing and analytical skills with the ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher higher risk attributes, and handle appropriately.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Exemplary customer service towards both internal and external parties.
  • Must be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced, high intensity, high demand and deadline driven environment.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency by responding immediately to escalated issues and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Must possess critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills to be used in operational planning and evaluation.
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information in a professional manner.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services
Competitive Salary
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Alda Bajraktari, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 6474994324

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