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Global Compliance Risk Management - Associate Director

Location:  Wrocław
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1330702

Global Compliance Risk Management - Associate Director


Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY.

The opportunity 


We are seeking an Associate Director to join the Global Risk Management team. The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to contribute to and lead on the design and implementation of EY’s financial crime framework, controls and monitoring procedures. The role will require working with senior members of the Compliance and Financial Crime teams as well as members of the Risk Management executive more broadly to increase visibility and awareness of EY’s compliance programs throughout the business. This a permanent position and is not dependant on the candidate being based in a specific location or region. Travel will be required on occasion for one-to-one and team meetings and will require flexibility to accommodate meetings within the global time zones in which Risk Management operates.


Your key responsibilities


  • Design and implement financial crime controls to strengthen the compliance framework in collaboration with the Director of fFinancial cCrime 
  • Lead the testing of updates to existing financial crime technology and validate new opportunities for automation 
  • Provide guidance and consultation to Engagement Teams in relation to client engagement and continuance decisions 
  • Lead, dDevelop and expand the scope of compliance testing under the direction of the Global Compliance leader 
  • Prepare and deliver information to the business on EY’s compliance programs to raise awareness and understanding of key compliance matters 
  • Assist with the development and delivery of financial crime learning and training
  • Increase levels of synergy between the 1st and 2nd lines of defence within Global Risk Management 
  • Manage various platforms used for Compliance Monitoring matters including the Enterprise Risk Management process


Skills and attributes for success


  • Excellent communication and networking skills – able to influence a broad range of colleagues including client facing professionals
  • A strong team player, comfortable working collaboratively, virtually and independently
  • Ability to work in a high pace, agile environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Ability to synthesize complex information into simple, high impact messages
  • Excellent business writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven experience and understanding of sanctions and/or screening programs or solutions


To qualify for the role, you must have 


  • Experience of financial crime regulatory or compliance work, preferably from a professional services firm
  • SME experience in one or two of the following disciplines - Financial Crime, Risk Management, Compliance + Monitoring, Second Line of Defense, Procedure and Control, Anti-Money Laundering
  • Strong technical knowledge of financial crime at a theoretical and practical level
  • Financial crime experience at Manager or similar level in a multi-service line business Leadership and supervisory experience
  • Ability to devise and implement appropriate system and process improvements
  • English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong analytical skills 

Ideally, you'll also have


  • A recognised qualification in Financial Crime 
  • A strong appreciation of global and regional nuances and its impact on key compliance matters 
  • An understanding of EY and the markets the firm operates within
  • Experience in work on a board and complex portfolio of sanctions and other financial crime transformation initiatives


What we look for

We are looking for experienced, high-energy individuals who embrace change and innovation in order to ensure that we can continue to deliver world-class Risk Management initiatives in an ever-changing environment.

What we offer

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career. 

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY
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Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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