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Compliance/ Financial Crime Associate - Banking

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference .
  • Salary Up to £60000 per annum + Holiday pay & pension
  • Specialisation Banking and Finance
  • Posted December 01, 2021

Investigo are supporting an International Wholesale Banking client based in Knightsbridge to recruit a 12 month fixed term contract Compliance Officer role.

You will be joining a well-established mid-sized compliance team, doing a generalist compliance role with financial crime aspects to the role also.

The salary for this role is up to £60,000 per annum.

Main duties will cover:

  • Gap analysis on compliance policies and procedures, and country specific regulatory guidelines.
  • Provide guidance to internal stakeholders on any change in compliance policies and procedures and ensure that the banks standard operating procedures are aligned to meet UK legal and regulatory requirements
  • Provide SME compliance advisory to country level stakeholders on AML/CTF/Sanctions and Compliance related matters
  • Define and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure that existing financial crime and Compliance processes are within Risk Appetite and in line with regulatory expectations
  • Determine, review and monitor regular completion of the Compliance Monitoring Plan tasks and associated reporting requirements
  • Submit timely and accurate reporting of performed quality risk assessments and reviews
  • Identify potential AML & Compliance process or policy improvements and communicate findings and recommendation to quality assurance management team
  • Provide guidance and training, where required on areas of improvement
  • Perform ongoing validation of monitoring strategies to ensure appropriate AML and Compliance governance and control
  • Draft, validate and submit reports to regulators on FinCrime and Compliance matters


Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years experience of regulatory compliance and/or financial crime within a banking (ideally wholesale) environment
  • Knowledge of PRA/FCA Regulatory Compliance standards
  • In-depth knowledge of the UK AML/CTF and Sanctions regimes and experience in other Financial Crime compliance standards (ABC, Tax Evasion and Fraud)

**The bank operate by working 2 weeks in the office per month, then the following two weeks is based working from home.