Financial Crime Analyst

Recruiter
Elevation Office / Support
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£25k - £30k pa + 10% bonus
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting for a Financial Crime Analyst for a forward-thinking business based in the heart of Sheffield to join their informal, friendly yet professional team!

Working within a supportive environment; you will report into the Financial Crime Manager in this newly created role which will play a pivotal part in the next stage of their growth as a 21st century financial services company.

This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for a progressive individual wanting a challenging and rewarding role which will enable exposure to a wide variety of functions within the finance department. You will ideally have experience within Financial Crime within Financial Services however may be looking to make a bigger impact within a smaller team!

You will support the Financial Crime team with:

*Identifying trends within Financial Crime and reporting accordingly
*Proposing preventative action for applicants and customers
*Reviewing transaction monitoring and amending the rules to reduce the number of false positives
*Keeping up to date with changes in the Industry re new types of financial crime and methods for combating it
*Reviewing existing processes and identifying improvements
*Developing forecasting and resourcing models
*Ensuring that financial crime doesn't impact upon our ability to scale the operation
*Protecting our customers from becoming the victims of financial crime
*Undertake transaction monitoring, identifying any suspicious activity on accounts
*Assist in investigations into fraudulent applications and accounts
*Assist in the development of new anti-fraud measures
*Act as an internal liaison and point of consultation for financial-crime-related queries
*Handle information requests from the police, regulators and other official bodies
*Ad-hoc reporting where necessary
*Complete, submit and track suspicious activity reports
*Assist in the preparation of internal reports and management information to ensure financial crime is monitored and understood across the company

Essential Skills Required:

*Experience working to combat financial crime and fraud (ideally within financial services)
*Strong analytical skills (Advanced Excel)
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills - across all areas of a business
*Understanding of processes, regulations and guidelines in the following areas:

JMLSG (joint money laundering steering group) guidelines
Know Your Customer (KYC)
Sanctions and counter-terrorist-financing (CTF)

Please Click to apply directly or feel free to e-mail for more detailed information.

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