Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Specialist

A leading insurance company is looking for an experienced Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Specialist to join their team based in Johannesburg.


  • Attend to FICA ad-hoc issues,i.e., KYC queries, reporting of cash transactions above threshold, suspicious transactions, section 27 requests and any other reports.
  • Perform periodic reviews to ensure that all that CTR, STR and section 27 responses are accurate
  • To perform AML functions on anon-going basis, including detection / reporting of suspicious transactions and activities
  • Conduct reviews for the enhancement of the AML functions and perform AML risk assessment when required.
  • Review and update Standard Operating Procedures, policies and guidelines from an AML perspective.
  • Developing, maintaining and embedding enhanced AML/CTF & Sanctions policies
  • Report and escalate all AML compliance risks and issues arising from interaction with Divisions.
  • Provide expert advice on various AML/CFT & Sanctions issues affecting designated divisions as a result of compliance obligations.
  • Provide advice and guidance on AML/CTF & Sanctions related matters to the business.
  • Issuing compliance alerts.
  • Publishing documentation on the intranet.
  • Drafting communication and advice for internal use.
  • Providing advice to line management on AML, KYC and Due Diligence.
  • Provide training and coaching to partners and intermediaries on relevant AML, KYC and Due Diligence updates.
  • Conducts on-going review of High Risks Customers including accounts opened by Politically Exposed Persons.
  • Make sure that projects and tasks are prioritized in recognition of the compliance risk that the divisions and the Group may be exposed to.
  • Assist with coordinating and facilitating on site regulatory visits whenever requested. Prepare Information on relevant regulatory interaction as requested.
  • To provide and end-to-end investigations of financial crime related incidents
  • Financial Crime Risk awareness and training.
  • Marketing and communications required for the FCRM function.
  • Financial Crime vulnerability assessments, Combined Assurance Reviews and Financial Crime Risk Assessments.


  • Degree in Legal / Business/IT/Risk Management/Forensics/Audit and/or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Minimum Five (five) years anti-money laundering experience (Insurance Industry – Preferable)
  • Analytical skills
  • Reporting skills
  • Data Management skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Financial skills
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework and the regulatory environment
  • Presentation skills
  • Report Writing
  • Risk Management skills
  • Effective communication skills

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to Financialcareers@hireresolve.za.com

You are welcome to connect with Shannon Watson or Lindy-Lee du Plessis on LinkedIn or contact them on 021 551 8638.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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