Financial Crime Advisory Specialist, Dublin

Date: 11 Jun 2024

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Financial Crime Advisory Specialist


Location: Central Park, Dublin 18 / Hybrid



This role is being offered on a Permanent basis.



  • Do you have a working knowledge of AML, KYC, and other related regulations?
  • Can you foster a change mindset to undertake Financial Crime related projects?
  • Can you provide practical support and advice on financial crime related issues?


About the Role:


The role sits in the Financial Crime Advisory team, which is part of the first line of defence, with a primary focus of enabling and supporting business areas in managing their financial crime risks and obligations in line with AIB Policy and Standards.


In particular, it entails providing financial crime support to the Capital Markets & Climate Capital teams. That support includes provision of advice/guidance from a financial crime perspective. It also entails developing processes, procedures, and making key decisions to ensure the bank complies with its obligations regarding financial crime regulations.


The role also involves managing the delivery of smaller financial crime related change projects within the Financial Crime team. These typically are about implementing a programme of risk-based enhancements to processes to make them more effective and efficient while ensuring they continue to be compliant with regulations and policy. These activities also require balancing a focus on delivering compliance with Financial Crime regulations, whilst ensuring that the processes support the customer needs.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Providing practical support and advice on financial crime related issues, to the first line business areas, through the AML Advisory mailbox, in particular to the new Climate Capital team and also to the wider Capital Markets teams.
  • Managing the implementation of changes to procedures resulting from gap analysis, risk assessment, audit/assurance testing, regulatory change and other out of course events.
  • Advising business units, strategic projects and working groups on financial crime, so that they can fulfil their obligations and manage risk appropriately.
  • Conducting gap analysis exercises to ensure that procedures and controls align with the Bank’s most up to date Financial Crime Policy and Standards.
  • Engaging with multiple stakeholders to obtain feedback, input and agreement on the development of solutions to financial crime issues.
  • Organising, coordinating, and managing meetings, working groups and engagements to ensure that change is delivered with the appropriate governance applied.
  • Drafting papers and submissions that articulate financial crime issues, assess the risks, outline the options, and propose the solutions, to the relevant change and approval forums.


What you will bring : 


  1. 3+ years in a financial crime centric role including a strong working knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC) and other relevant regulations.
  2. Able to collaborate successfully with a wide range of stakeholders.
  3. Performs well as part of a highly engaged and motivated team.
  4. Demonstrates attention to detail with complementary analysis and communication skills.
  5. Organised and able to manage the delivery of multiple actions within agreed timelines.


Life at AIB


At AIB, we have a clear purpose - Empowering people to build a sustainable future. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.

We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live.  Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.


AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at



By when?  Closing date is Tuesday 2nd July 2024



Unsolicited CVs sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners

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