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Corporate AML Lead

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Hammersmith Office, Malta
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) require a Corporate AML Lead to join the AML Operations team. The role will have responsibility for matters relating to Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crime, & onboarding non-personal accounts for PPB online.

The Corporate AML Lead will be responsible for carrying out and documenting detailed investigations to identify potential financial crime and complete assessment of customer financial sustainability. Additionally, the successful candidate will work closely with our commercial team regarding the efficient onboarding of more complex corporate clients along with ongoing management of these relationships in a compliant manner.

As a senior member of the team, the successful candidate will also play a key role in managing and providing guidance to colleagues, including training and support with QA oversight.


About the team

The AML Operations (Online & Corporate) Team sits within our Fraud & AML Operations team. We are part of the Customer Operations Function and collaborate with stakeholders across the business in Customer Support, Fraud, Product, & Retail. The team carry out and document detailed investigations and analysis of individual customer accounts to identify potential financial crime, counter terrorist financing, and ensure we remain compliant with regulatory obligations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as subject matter expert on our AML risk and procedures in relation to our corporate and premium accounts
  • Completion of due diligence on new and existing accounts to ensure compliance with AML policies and procedures.
  • Proactively resolving ad-hoc queries related to complex AML cases in respect of our corporate and premium accounts
  • Establishing and maintain trusted relationships with our internal teams to ensure accurate and efficient onboarding processes and ongoing monitoring of our premium & corporate accounts.
  • Performing periodic reviews of higher-risk accounts as required by our AML policies and procedures.
  • Preparing reports and management information for the Leadership Team as required
  • Supporting the relevant departments within the Online & Corporate team, with Investigations of customers alerts identified from PPB's various AML/CFT monitoring triggers and internal reporting mechanisms.
  • Overseeing, reviewing and approving due diligence reviews carried out by the CDD/AML operational teams
  • Providing support to the Operations Manager (Online & Corporate AML), in ensuring that all tasks, responsibilities and activities with the teams' remit are completed within agreed times and are in line with agreed processes.
  • Assist with the management and resolution of customer and internal stakeholder escalations relating to customer complaints from an AML online and non-personal account perspective.
  • Assist the Operations Managers in mentoring and managing AML Analysts with a permanent focus on improving Financial Crime Compliance standards


Behavioural Competencies

  • Big Thinker: Balances strategic objectives with day to day activities; drives efforts and initiatives which will have the greatest strategic impact; considers and explores scenarios and possibilities to help the team and/or organisation prepare and succeed in the future
  • Decision Quality: Makes quality, long and short-term decisions considering various inputs
  • Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences


Technical Competencies

  • Strong understanding of data and information
  • Ability to multitask
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Document writing
  • The ability to communicate risks in a simplified and concise manner


Education, Qualifications & Experience


  • Minimum of 3 years AML and / or Regulatory risk experience in
  • Good understanding of corporate and B2B due diligence and client management
  • Proven experience in completing customer and enhanced due diligence reviews for high risk or complex KYC cases
  • Compliance and / or Regulatory risk experience in enterprise environments – previous experience of the gambling sector would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • Highly developed communication skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships with the wider business.
  • Numerate with an analytical mind.
  • Experience with people management
  • Ability to manage stakeholders in pressure situations to deliver results to tight deadlines.
  • Powerful influencing and problem-solving skills with proven track record.
  • Educated to degree level, postgraduate qualification in Compliance or related field desirable.

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Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing