Financial Crime Compliance Analyst

Bank of Queensland (BOQ)

Location: South Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


About the Role

An exciting and new opportunity has arisen for an experience Financial Crime Compliance Analyst to join our fabulous Compliance team, to partner alongside our line 2 Business Banking team. Our Business Bank is growing and provides an interesting range of products and services that you won’t find in a pure retail bank compliance role, such as commercial lending, financial markets, asset financing and specialist solutions designed for niche professional services.

As our Financial Crime Compliance Analyst, you’ll be responsible for contributing to the independent review, advice and challenge of initiatives, issues, incidents etc in the Business Bank to ensure they comply with financial crime compliance obligations. Engaging with stakeholders across the Business Bank to understand proposed and in-flight initiatives, incidents, and issues, you’ll provide independent reviews, advice and challenge specific initiatives to ensure that all relevant financial crime compliance obligations, including the AML/CTF Act and internal financial crime compliance frameworks.

Here at BOQ Group we like to call ourselves the digital bank of the future and let’s be honest, Financial Crime and Compliance really is where all the cool stuff is happening! We are a multi-branded business, with our most recent acquisition being the fabulous ME Bank, which makes this role even more juicy – there is so much opportunity to contribute to the overarching Risk and Compliance Framework and be paramount in supporting the build of our digital bank, from a Financial Crime Risk perceptive.

We are seeking a collaborative individual who is dedicated to building strong relationships within the compliance team and with our Business Bank and Financial Crime partners. You will have the ability to deep-dive and really understand business division’s products and services and to contribute to first class compliance advice. You will be committed to learning about control design and testing methodologies and contribute to supporting the Retail Bank in implementing compliant controls and processes.

You will be joining a super-collaborative and passionate team, who work hard and love to have fun along the way!

About you

Degree qualified in Business, Commerce, Law, Economics, or a similar discipline, you will come armed with good time management skills, a curious eye to find solutions and the ability to meet deadlines.

You understand the importance of working within a highly regulated industry and have some knowledge and understanding of financial services obligations including the National Consumer Credit Protection Act, ASIC Act, Corporations Act, ASIC Regulatory Guides and Privacy Act as well as the AML/CTF Act, Annual Control Self-Assessment (CSA), AUSTRAC guidance and internal financial crime compliance industry practice.

Ideally you will have one to two years’ experience working in the Australian banking or financial services industry, but this is not a pre-requisite for the right candidate. You will have a continuous improvement mindset and the skills to learn financial services laws and regulations and to apply them in a practical way.

About Us

BOQ is one of Australia’s leading regional banks and provides a genuine alternative for Australian financial services customers and employees. Our purpose is to create prosperity for our customers, shareholders and people through empathy, integrity and by making a difference. Our ambition is to be known as the bold challenger bank; with multi-brands that are digitally enabled with a personal touch.

BOQ is passionate about providing opportunities for you to develop your career as we continuously adapt and deliver in a transformational and collaborative environment with a strong focus on community.

BOQ’s Inclusion vision is to foster a workspace that values and leverages difference and creates new possibilities, a place where our people feel confident to bring their best selves to work every day. We embrace difference and believe that our workforce should reflect the customers and communities that we serve.

In 2021 BOQ Group was awarded a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation.

Our Benefits

  • Discounted financial products
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Paid parental leave with no minimum
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Purchase annual leave
  • BUPA Corporate Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A ‘zero tolerance’ to Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) with active support for employees experiencing DFV
  • 5 employee diversity network groups focusing on; First Nations Reconciliation Council, Proudly ME (LGBTIQA+), Multicultural, Gender and Early Career.
  • BOQ Group is a member of Pride in Diversity and a participating organisation in the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please follow the links or apply via our Careers Page.

The Bank of Queensland is committed to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

If you are successful for a role with the Bank of Queensland, it is a condition of employment that background screening is completed to ensure that the Bank complies with its obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act. These checks may include, but are not limited to: identity, verification, reference checks, criminal background checks, immigration checks, verification of academic qualifications, bankruptcy checks.

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