Dublin, Ireland

Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)

Full-time / part-time
Mid-Senior Level
Compliance & Risk
49 Dawson Street

Job description

An exciting opportunity has just opened to join IQ-EQ Fund Management (Ireland) Limited (“IQ-EQ”) as a Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). The purpose of this role it to act as Deputy MLRO for IQ-EQ as well as acting as MLRO on behalf of IQ-EQ in respect of its UCITS and AIF clients. The role will also involve identifying, assessing, monitoring and managing money laundering risk in a comprehensive manner, proportionate to the nature, scale and complexity of IQ-EQ and its clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing day to day operation of the MLRO function within IQ-EQ;
  • Developing, initiating, maintaining and revising anti money laundering policies and procedures and AML risk assessment framework for IQ-EQ and/or clients;
  • Providing advice and assistance on compliance with anti-money laundering requirements and related matters;
  • Advising management and the Board of IQ-EQ on AML risk exposure;
  • Preparing and presenting AML reports for Directors and the Head of Compliance on AML compliance on a regular basis;
  • Collaborating and liaising with regulatory authorities and other external parties as well as with internal stakeholders as relevant;
  • Identifying potential areas of AML compliance vulnerability, suggesting action plans for resolution and providing guidance to mitigate risk;
  • Reviewing and interrogating technical solutions to support existing and new business initiatives;
  • Undertaking due diligence on clients and potential clients;
  • Maintaining, updating and overseeing an effective AML compliance monitoring program;
  • Monitoring changes in applicable laws and regulations and providing guidance to IQ-EQ in relation to implementation.


  • Relevant 3rd level Degree (Business, Finance, Law or equivalent) and / or Compliance qualification;
  • 5+ years working in an AML role, ideally in a ManCo or MiFID firm;
  • An in-depth knowledge of AML laws and regulations;
  • A strong ability to recognise and assess AML risk;
  • An understanding of behaviours and business practices of clients and potential clients;
  • Knowledge and experience to be able to make decisions with confidence;
  • Analytical approach and attention to detail with good organisational skills are important;
  • Ability to self-motivate and work to tight deadlines are essential;
  • Ability to manage, motivate and develop a team;
  • Strength of character and a willingness to individually challenge collective thinking; and
  • Strong communication skills including an ability to concisely articulate alternative views under pressure.

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

 IQ EQ Fund Management (Ireland) Limited (‘IQ-EQ’) is a European fund management company that assists global asset managers in establishing and operating UCITS & AIF structures across the region. We are one of Ireland’s leading Real Estate Investment Management companies.

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