Lead a large team of market leading experts in Financial Crime
Be part of our transformational journey
Impactful role across ANZ and the broader market
About The Role
Role Location: Melbourne Role Type: Permanent ANZ's purpose is to help shape a world in which people and communities thrive. That means striving to create a balanced, sustainable society in which everyone can take part and build a better life.
One of the ways ANZ is bringing their purpose to life is through helping to address complex societal issues that are core to our business and strategy. ANZ is focusing efforts on financial wellbeing, environmental sustainability and housing, contributing to these challenges by: developing innovative and responsible financial products and services; participating in relevant policy development and research; strengthening stakeholder partnerships; and harnessing the skills of our people.
ANZ employs approximately 39,000 employees and are committed to building an engaged, diverse and inclusive workforce, ensuring we have the right people to meet external challenges and achieve our business strategy.
ANZ is building a workplace that reflects the communities in which we operate and is inclusive of a wide range of diversity indicators such as gender, age, caring responsibilities, cultural identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, education, work experience and socioeconomic background. Leveraging the full diversity of our workforce gives us a strategic advantage and creates commercial, social and economic value.
About the Portfolio
The Financial Crime Portfolio is a team of experts that acts swiftly and collaboratively to manage the threats posed to ANZ and its customers by money launderers, financial supporters of terrorism, internal and external fraudsters, sanctions evaders and other perpetrators of financial crime.
Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Financial Crime Portfolio & Group MLRO will lead ANZ's Financial Crime Portfolio (FCP) function globally through development and maintenance of group wide Financial Crime policies & standards, oversight of compliance, monitoring of new and changing group wide Financial Crime obligations, delivery of advisory as well as AML/CTF and Sanction operations.
Your key priorities and responsibilities include:
assess and monitor the Financial Crime profile, and ensure that an appropriate control environment is defined across the Divisions to mitigate risk to a level aligned with the ANZ's risk appetite. This will include leading Financial Crime projects to support the financial crime strategy;
provide technical Financial Crime leadership and advice to Risk & Compliance and the businesses across the organisation;
and act as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer ("MLRO") and advise the Group on it external reporting requirements.
Drive a global Financial Crime Strategy and Appetite for ANZ and drive implementation across the ANZ group.
Provide assurance to the ANZ Board that Financial Crime risks are effectively identified and managed.
Advise the business and Risk functions on Financial Crime obligations, regulatory change, risks, controls and incidents.
Drive and support ANZ wide Financial Crime capabilities with regards to people, training, process and technology.
Communication and education of Financial Crime risks and threat management.
Drive and communicate Financial Crime Intelligence capability to ANZ globally.
Lead a high performing team, and ensure high-level of engagement.
About You To grow and be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:
Broad based Compliance experience including experience in dealing with regulators and/or government agencies.
Strong understanding and working knowledge of current industry Financial Crime practices and implementing frameworks both within Australia and globally.
Tertiary qualified, 15 years' experience (background in banking essential).
A strong technically proficient and pragmatic leader and self-starter, who actively manages the team's performance and development.
Must be strong, confident, persuasive communicator (oral and written) capable of robust dialogue, and be clear and resolute on the 'non negotiables'.
ANZ is a great place to grow. We know our people look to their leaders to understand what is and isn't valued.
Developing a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture. It means we actively encourage people to try new things so we can improve. With effort, we can all learn and grow.
We ask our leaders to practice daily leadership behaviours – things like connecting with empathy, empowering people, growing people selflessly, being curious and creating shared clarity. These are the leadership behaviours we need to transform ANZ. We support our leaders with tools, tips and online coaching.
ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.
We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us and let us know how this role can be flexible for you.
To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit www.anz.com/careers. You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for reference number AUS103279.
Internal Number: 6274823
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