Compliance Professionals - Senior Analyst (CIS Specialism), Financial Crime Compliance
  • To adhere to the rules and regulations affecting the money laundering environment, including but not limited to the FCA Handbook, JMLSG, Proceeds of Crime Act, Prevention of Terrorism Act, US Patriot Act, Fraud Act, Bribery Act and the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.
  • To identify any potential KYC AML risks in the Bank and report the findings to the Head of Financial Crime Compliance (AML and CTF) where necessary.
  • To maintain knowledge of all applicable legislation and best industry practice, including relevant parts of the FCA Handbook and the JMLSG.
  • Conduct reviews of new prospects and existing clients, assessing the risk profile and KYC documentation, resolving any issues found by liaising with the Front Office, Line Management and Senior Management where necessary.
  • Management of BAU workflows, including the review of new client proposals, account opening, periodic reviews and changes to accounts, providing Quality Checking oversight.
  • To support the Head of Financial Crime Compliance in the management of all financial crime compliance issues.
  • Mentoring of more junior analysts within the team.
  • To assist the business as and when required on financial crime related queries, by providing advice and guidance, outlining options and recommending solutions as appropriate.
  • To assist in the review and update of department procedures and drive system and process improvements.
  • To lead or assist with any other regulatory tasks or ad hoc projects as might reasonably be requested by Line Management or the MLRO.
  • To ensure that Management information (M.1) is kept up to date and complied where necessary.
  • To assist with any other regulatory tasks as might reasonably be requested by the Financial Crime Compliance Manager.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Solid and relevant experience in Financial Crime. A focus on the Russian and CIS markets is required.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the legal and regulatory framework, particularly relating to KYC AML, Financial Crime, Tax Evasion/Avoidance and Terrorist Financing.
  • Industry and market awareness of requirements, developments and initiatives that may impact the bank and/or its clients in the financial crime compliance regulatory environment.
  • The ability to write clear, professional and Regulator Ready client risk reports is essential to the role.
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