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Senior Financial Crime Officer

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH125589

Senior FCC Officer - International Wholesale Bank

London, England.

Are you someone who enjoys empowering people in their lives and business? You are honest, responsible and helpful, a leader that will be responsible for ensuring compliance with UK Financial Crime Compliance legislations and policies. Financial Crime is a continuously growing industry and this role gives you the opportunity to progress into a SME or MLRO role.

The environment and culture is a collaborative and innovative one, always looking to make things happen and help others to be successful both internally and externally. It is also diverse, with diversity being seen as a fundamental part of the business' success as opposed to a tick box. A healthy work/life balance is also seen as an important contributor to this.

Responsibilities:

  • To complete MLRO advice requests where required in the Vantage system
  • To review and advise upon complex and enhanced EDD files
  • To analyse and decide on correct action to be taken on name screening alert escalated from the first line
  • To analyse and decide on correct action to be taken on SWIFT messages stopped by the FMF Fircosoft transaction monitoring system
  • Escalate internally any screening Hits.
  • To advise First line in respect of FCC policy requirements.
  • To sign off sanction risk assessments
  • To analyse and decide on correct action to be taken in respect of escalations from Post Transaction activity monitoring.
  • Conduct quality assurance on outsourced processes (such as CDD and first line screening)
  • To train staff in respect of AML requirements when required
  • Remain conversant with UK and relevant overseas regulations and regulatory developments in regards to Money Laundering and Financial crime.
  • Maintain the branch PEP register

Requirements:

  • Full knowledge of the UK Financial and Economic Crime Legislation and the expectations of regulators in this area.
  • At least 5 years working in a Financial Crime Role with a Bank or similar Financial Institution giving advice in the area of Client Due Diligence requirements and Sanctions.
  • An understand of Wholesale Banking products and how they could be used to launder money
  • Commitment to high quality standards with a fine eye for detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines with limited supervision
  • A high level initiative and common sense.
  • An interest in global activities be it Criminal or Sanctions that can impact payment flows to people, companies or countries.
  • Ability to communicate clearly on both a verbal and written basis
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to make and record decisions with in the given FEC risk parameters