Senior Manager – Financial Crime – Regulatory Consulting (Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000)


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



The opportunity


With our support you’ll work with a range of regulatory projects within our Financial Crime team. We’re currently growing our Regulatory Consulting team across all capabilities to help meet increasing demand; this is true of the Financial Crime team as we have a number of large scale projects for some of the world’s biggest Banks. Our engagements typically involve managing multiple stakeholders and require you to give the best advice to our clients using your knowledge and experience to provide the best outcomes.  We are looking for a Senior Manager in Sydney or Melbourne.


EY – 'A Better Working World'


At EY we are proud of how our work fighting financial crime contributes to building a better working world. Preventing criminals from accessing and exploiting the financial system is key to reducing incentive for illegal activity such as drugs, fraud and tax evasion, people smuggling, theft, arms trafficking and corrupt practices. Working closely with clients and technology partners we build diverse, multi-disciplinary teams that bring qualitative, quantitative, regulatory and technology skills to deliver innovative, technology enabled solutions that enable better prevention and detection of financial crime. As a senior manager focused on financial crime at EY, you will contribute to building a better working world by playing a key role in shaping and executing our response to the challenges financial crime presents to society. 


Your key responsibilities


  • Create innovative and proportionate insights for our financial crime clients, adapting methods and practices to fit their business needs

  • Provide input into the application of regulatory standards and support the development of solutions to resolve complex financial crime risks and issues

  • Take responsibility for engagement planning, management, and leading teams in financial crime engagements

  • Support bids and proposals for new client opportunities and grow existing valued relationships

  • Mentor staff and conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

  • As a senior manager you will identify and develop business opportunities


Skills and attributes for success


  • A clear understanding of the strategic implications of regulation

  • Being able to effectively implement a variety of regulatory directives

  • Building relationships with colleagues across the business, supporting them and promoting a collaborative culture

  • A background in change or transformational projects


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Functional knowledge of the Australian and Asia-Pacific financial crime regulatory environment (with knowledge of the global environment an advantage)

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner

  • Financial Crime / AML and / or sanctions work experience/ professional qualification preferred

  • Experience of working with Regulatory bodies such as AUSTRAC or other international regulatory bodies such as MAS or HKMA

  • Sound technical knowledge of financial products and / or customer-facing regulated activities (e.g. complaint handling)

  • Leadership, project management and teamwork skills for delivery of financial crime engagements

  • Strong stakeholder management skills.

  • Enthusiasm to be involved in marketing activity and developing the Financial Crime team

  • Strong academic background, ideally to a degree level or equivalent


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Great communication skills

  • The ability to motivate and lead a team

  • A desire to provide excellent client service and solutions

  • A natural aptitude to identify and pursue business opportunities


What we offer 


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.  

  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.  


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4). 


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.   


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Regarding this role, the minimum salalry is 90,000 + superannuation. The sponsored approver for this role is Ernst & Young Services Pty Ltd. 


EY | Building a better working world 
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.   


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