Assurance - OAS - Financial Services - Risk and Prudential - Senior Manager - Dubai Assurance - OAS - Financial Services - Risk and  …

in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Sep 19
in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Sep 19
Assurance - OAS - Financial Services - Risk and Prudential - Senior Manager - Dubai
Job Description & Summary
Due to the rapid growth of in our Financial Services business, our Risk Assurance team currently has opportunities for ambitious and highly motivated Senior Managers with a proven track record of high quality delivery of client projects. We would like to hear from Senior Managers with experience of working with Financial Crime and Compliance background.

As a Senior Manager, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive FS experience, helping our clients solve
their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively assisting in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and Partners
  • Actively engage in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Design and support implementation of risk methodologies, metrics and reporting dashboards
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects supporting transformation
  • Keep up to date with current business and economic issues from the region and from across the world
  • Lead teams and develop junior members of staff through training, coaching, mentoring and supervision
  • Work with colleagues across PwC offices supporting our clients and internal initiatives
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
Knowledge/Skills Requirements:
Demonstrate extensive knowledge of advising and developing integrated solutions for risk management function at financial
institutions, including the following:
  • Lead Financial Crime transformation programmes at FS organizations that cover end-to-end customer lifecycle;including Risk Assessment, Customer On-boarding and refresh, KYC standards re-definition, Customer risk rating redesign, Data cleansing and file remediation, Sanctions filter and Transaction Monitoring System optimization;
  • Assess the AML/CFT risk of clients, particularly in the KYC, CDD, EDD processes, identify areas of concern and recommend practical improvements relating to AML/ CFT
  • Prepare, review and update AML Policy, Procedures and Risk assessment whenever is required covering all aspects of the Financial Crime programme of clients
  • Support the organization in developing, deploying and maintaining a robust compliance program by facilitating continuous monitoring of compliance risks and controls
  • Support the organization in development and conduction of periodic risk assessments to identify and prioritize potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk
  • Contribute to the periodic alignment/ update of policies and procedures across functions emanating from compliance best practices benchmarking, gap analysis and compliance diagnostic exercises
  • Develop a response to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures
  • Lead implementation of regulatory changes into business operations in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Develop and deliver Compliance and AML trainings to different business units and provide compliance risk expertise to projects and initiatives
  • Assist our clients in embedding and sustaining an organization wide compliance culture
Qualification, Experience and Skills:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in relevant subject areas such as Finance, Business etc.
  • Industry accredited credentials - CAMS or ICA diploma in AML);
  • 10 years of progressive experience in FS Consulting environment/ FS Industry;
  • Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise work load whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;
  • Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven IT skills in use of MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Projects, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.