AML Compliance Officer

Toronto, Ontario | Temporary

Job ID: 50011 Industry: Brokerage/Finance

Our client in finance is seeking an AML Compliance Officer for an immediate start. 

Contract – to September 2017 (possibility of extension / permanent employment)

Rate of Pay – $18 / hour

Location – Toronto, financial district

Hours of Work – 37.5 hours / week

**Please note that Enhanced Reliability Clearance is a required qualification of this role**

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager of Regulatory Compliance, the AML Compliance Officer will assist the regulatory compliance efforts of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing (AML/ATF) Program.


  • Conducting provincial and federal Corporate Searches as requested by the various Business Units, within the service level agreements to ensure the active existence of a client that is a corporation and to ascertain the ultimate beneficial ownership;
  • Assigning daily disbursement alerts to the Analyst team for review;
  • Assisting with the ongoing maintenance of the Corporate Search Business Process Document;
  • Reviewing and closing basic daily address change, name change alerts and list matching alerts with accuracy and attention to detail to ensure regulatory requirements and internal standards are met;
  • Participating in various AML/ATF initiatives and tasks as required.


  • MUST have Enhanced Reliability Clearance
  • A minimum of 2 years of progressive experience in regulatory compliance or governance, risk and controls in the financial services industry.
  • Interest in AML / ATF regulation;
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Good time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • Works well in a team;
  • Research skills;
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work without close supervision;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet/web navigation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;


  • University degree preferred within related field;
  • Bilingual (English/Chinese);
  • Prior experience with transaction monitoring or administrative record-keeping systems;
  • Understanding of AML/ATF regulatory requirements.

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