Senior Manager – Financial Crime | Lisboa (Lisboa, PT, 1649-024)


The opportunity 
As a Senior Manager, at Financial Crime team, you will lead multiple regulatory projects that require you to give the best advice to our clients using your knowledge and experience to provide the best outcomes. At EY, you will use your technical knowledge and client facing experience to help prestigious clients in financial services market (Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management and Insurance) and make strategic and operational changes about their businesses. 


Key responsibilities 

  • Manage various AML projects for multiple clients that operates in financial services market;
  • Providing inputs into the application of regulatory standards and lead the development of solutions to resolve complex financial crime risks and issues; 
  • Be part of rigorous definition and implementation of AML processes and procedures in order to align the organizations with the international best practices and regulation;
  • Definition of the AML risk management models, including the customer score risk, review, risk management policy and governance model;
  • Developing and presenting AML regulatory assessments to identify gaps and recommendations for improvement in order to align with the international best practices and regulation;
  • Supporting clients performing the investigation of suspicious activities regarding anti-money laundering prevention and terrorist financing;
  • Team management;
  • Identification and development of new business opportunities;
  • Creating innovative and proportionate insights for our financial crime clients, adapting methods and practices to fit their business needs; 
  • Contributing to the development of the Financial Crime team acting as mentor and coach to the junior members of the team and leading by example; 
  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. 


Skills and attributes for success 

  • Business mindset;
  • Commercial acumen; 
  • Technical and functional knowledge about the local and international financial crime regulatory environment; 
  • Ability to coordinate and motivate teams;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to delivery multiple projects and to present information in a clear and concise manner; 
  • A strong work ethic; 
  • Forward thinker and self-starter;
  • Creative, proactive, team player and able to work under pressure. 


To qualify for the role, the candidate must have 

  • Academic education in Economics, Management, Law or similar fields of study; 
  • At least 10 years of professional experience related with Financial Crime, AML and/or sanctions, mainly in consulting environment; 
  • Experience of working with Regulatory bodies and authorities; 
  • Relevant knowledge of Compliance fundamentals and requirements; 
  • Experience in teams and projects management;
  • Commercial acuity to develop existing opportunities in clients and identify and explore new ones; 
  • Ability to think out of the box and create multidisciplinary solutions; 
  • Full English Proficiency; 
  • Availability to work in Portugal and abroad. 


Ideally, the candidate also have: 

  • Experience working on international projects. 


What we look for 
You’ll be a trusted business advisor to our clients, specializing within regulatory matters. You will have strong experience of Financial Crime activities and will have been involved in change projects and transformational projects. You will have a solid background in AML and Sanctions and will enjoy working in a collaborative and teaming environment.


What working at EY offers  
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Plus, we offer: 

  • Support and coaching;
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career;
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you. 


About EY 
As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy and transactions and consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise, and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, feedback is an essential part of what we do, and this will be forthcoming for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. 


Join us in building a better working world. 
Apply now!


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