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Compliance Officer (AML)

Baptist Financial Services -
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Baptist Financial Services


Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd (BFS) is an Australian Baptist Ministry providing financial services for the work of Baptist Churches throughout NSW/ACT, Tas, Vic, SA/NT & WA. Established in 1984, with total assets exceeding $425 million, BFS is a Registered Charity providing the opportunity to raise funds which are used to resource Baptist and other Christian ministries.

The position provides the opportunity to be actively involved in the work of the Christian Church in the financial services ministry of our Baptist Churches and the chance to be a part of our vision to be a Leading Christian Financial Services provider. If you believe you embody the skills necessary to be successful in the role, we want to hear from you!

Please note, an appropriate salary will be negotiated for the position.

BFS Mission: Resourcing Christian Ministry

We are currently looking to fill the role of Compliance Officer (AML) in our Sydney office.

Applicants must be permanent residents of Australia.


The Management of BFS AML/CTF and other relevant regulatory obligations.

The major responsibilities of this role are:

·    Assume responsibility for BFS AML/CTF Obligations;

·    Completion of all AML/CTF transaction monitoring;

·    Formulate and oversee strategies for the control of AML/CTF activities; In association with outsourced service providers, ensure that continuous development and refinement of necessary policies, procedures, systems and training take place in line with appropriate AML/CTF Legislation and agreed standards;

·    Represent BFS when dealing with the authorities and counterparts in relation to AML/CTF or other regulatory matters that may pose a material risk to BFS;

·    Consult with management, to assist it in achieving compliance with the following: AML/CTF, AFSL obligations, Privacy Policy, AFCA, Unclaimed Monies.

·    Represent BFS at Board and committee level on AML/CTF matters;

·    Act as a central point for the receipt of management reports on AML/CTF activities and escalate reports to the CEO and the Board;

·    Liaise with lawyers and external auditors as required on regulatory issues

·    Lodgement of forms and licence and other relevant renewals with relevant industry bodies and regulators

·    Promote AML/CTF awareness for Board and staff by delivering Information and training sessions

·    Distribute regular communications to ensure Management and the Board is kept up-to-date on AML/CTF legislative progress and other regulatory issues.

·    Support and provide direction to the Client Services Team as required - including the following duties:

o   Respond to client requests on details on AML/CTF Requirements

o   Identify, research, and resolve client issues, or escalate where necessary

o   File all documents in FileOptics

·    Maintain and prepare regular reports and system operations in accordance with the BFS Procedure Manuals

·    Assume responsibility for maintaining relevant compliance policies and procedures.  Including AML/CTF Program, Privacy Policy, Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy.

·    To be conversant with disclosure documents, complaints resolution processes, and BFS forms and documents

·    Maintain knowledge and awareness of new products, services and changes to processes from time to time - Recommend process improvements

·    Undertake training as required

·    Other duties as directed


·    AML/CTF transaction monitoring completed each day

·    No Breaches of AML/CTF Obligations

·    Effective communication of AML/CTF and other regulatory responsibilities to relevant staff and stakeholders

·    Timely account application review

·    Attend all relevant training sessions

·    Maintain self-training initiative at least once each month

·    All incidents reported in a timely manner

·    Satisfactory feedback from clients and internal & external contacts.


·    2 years’ experience working with AML

·    AML qualification essential;

·    Tertiary qualification in a relevant field;

·    Excellent communication skills:  written, verbal;

·    Knowledge of and experience in financial services systems such as Ultradata, FileOptics and Microsoft Office 365 Suite;

·    Experience in financial services is an advantage;

·    Analytical & problem solving skills

·    A Christian commitment and an understanding of the work of the Baptist Church within the community.

Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to:

Tracey French - Executive Assistant


Please Note: Applications from those currently residing outside of Australia will not be considered.

Closing date for applications is 25th April 2019


The Listing
Area: Epping, NSW
Status: Full Time
Date: Respond by 25 Apr
Tracey French
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