Head of Compliance & MLRO (PCF 12/14/52)

Location Dublin
Discipline: Financial Recruitment
Job functions Fund Services & Investment Management, Risk and Compliance
Job type: Permanent Full-Time
Salary: 120,000 - €130,000
Contact name: Karl Byrne
Contact email: karl.byrne@empowermentinternational.com
Contact phone: 086-8167141
Job ref: A001780
Published: 20 days ago
Expiry date: 09 Dec 2023 23:59

EMPOWERMENT is delighted to partner with a growing Fund Services firm who are seeking a talented Head of Compliance to join their fund, corporate and depositary services firm. The ideal candidate will be appointed Associate Director of Compliance and MLRO (PCF-12/14/52) and will play a key role in all compliance and AML matters. 



  • Be the main contact point for requests for information made by the CBI, Department of Justice, law enforcement or any other relevant Authority

  • Preparing Compliance and AML reports addressed to the Ireland Board of Directors. Attend such meetings and present the content of the reports

  • Maintain an up-to-date the Compliance Manual, documenting all relevant policies and procedures

  • Maintain up-to-date compliance risk assessments identifying the regulatory compliance and financial crime risks faced by the Group

  • Design, implement and maintain a comprehensive risk-based monitoring programme, taking account industry and regulatory developments

  • Identify, document and propose resolutions to breaches, and suggest improvements where control weaknesses are found

  • Timely identification of material regulatory changes that can affect the activities of the Group or clients

  • Member of the New Business Committee in charge of reviewing and assessing the take-on of new potential clients



  • Undergraduate degree in Law, Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar

  • Significant compliance experience gained within an investment funds. Good knowledge of AIFMD requirements with special focus on depositary aspects

  • Prior PCF-12/PCF-14/PCF-15/PCF-52 approval required

  • Demonstrable practical knowledge and understanding of relevant regulatory requirements


*Only candidates who meet the requirements detailed above will be shortlisted and contacted for discussion.

**A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package is on offer for the ideal candidate


Contact Information:

To discuss this opportunity further and in confidence, please apply directly to this posting and Karl Byrne will reach out to discuss accordingly