21/059 Senior AML Regulator

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Policy & analysis
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 27-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: 152463
  • Job Title: 21/059 Senior AML Regulator
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Type: Permanent & Fixed Term (10 Months)
Hours: Full time
Location: Auckland
Business Group: Regulatory Services
Branch: Policy Regulation and Communities 
Salary: $77,850- $105,327


x1 Senior AML Regulator – Permanent
x1 Senior AML Regulator – Fixed Term, 10 Months

Keeping New Zealand in Business for Good

  • Advance your Regulatory career in DIA s Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Group.
  • Join a strong, multi-discipline group that supervises AML/CFT sectors to protect New Zealand businesses from being used by criminals to launder money and finance terrorism.
  • Be part of a dynamic, modern regulatory supervisor.
  • As a Senior AML Regulator, you will lead and deliver our regulatory work.

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you ll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders. 

We are the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Group within one of New Zealand Government s larger regulatory bodies. We promote effective regulatory outcomes through engagement, education and enforcement.

As a risk-based, responsive modern regulator, we provide effective regulatory services in an increasingly complex, borderless digital world. 

You will support the supervision of a diverse range of businesses captured under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act and will contribute to the supervision, education, and compliance monitoring in a robust, well-informed and targeted way.

You ll be part of a team that confidently transitions from regulator to educator. You ll be outcome focussed and enjoy being part of a team that is continuously improving our regulatory practice and performance. 

You will have:

  • Experience working in a risk-based regulatory or compliance environment such as: business compliance monitoring, audit, investigation, fraud, accounting, risk management, business analysis or law.
  • An understanding of modern regulatory concepts and functions.
  • Be able to mentor, coach and provide support to others in the team.
  • The ability to work with legislation and other technical information and apply it in an operational context.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of sector business practices and/or the ability to speak more than one language is highly desirable.

If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you.  

Please indicate in your cover letter is you are interested in the permanent or fixed term role.


We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government


Applications close: 5pm, Friday 19 February 2021
For more information please contact: Matthew Tihi, Manager Operations, on 027 268 1199 or at matthew.tihi@dia.govt.nz
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