Compliance AML Analyst, Financial Crime

Rebecca Poulter Recruitment Limited
Covent Garden
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Another fantastic opportunity for an experienced AML candidate to join this Private Bank in Pall Mall.

The role is pivotal in ensuring the bank adheres and complies with policies, procedures and regulations relating to know your customer, anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing.

The Analyst will be an AML SME who will focus specifically on the completion of standard risk periodic reviews as part of the overall project.

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 standard risk periodic reviews of existing clients to strict FCA deadlines, assessing the risk profile and KYC documentation, resolving any issues found by liaising with the Front Office, Line Management and Senior Management where necessary.

To support the Financial Crime Compliance Managers in the management of AML and CTF issues.

To assist the business with standard risk periodic review 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 suggest system and process improvements.

To 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.I) is kept up to date and complied where necessary.

To apply you must have proven experience in AML and specifically undertaking periodic reviews

The ability to write clear, professional and Regulator Ready client risk reports is essential to the role.

You will have an analytical mentality suited to the role of an investigator, with the ability to research and investigate and assimilate data from various information sources and draw meaningful conclusions from the information obtained.

Ability to work to tight project deadlines.

The ability to effectively interrogate Internet sources.

Sound knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to use them effectively to deliver professional documents and reports and conduct analysis. You should also have the ability to effectively interrogate Internet sources.

Desirable - ICA Financial Crime Qualification

A passion for investigation with excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey your findings.

Ability to work autonomously, taking ownership of your responsibilities.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to converse with all levels of personnel with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.

As a strong team player, support team members and know when to seek support and guidance from colleagues in order to contribute to the day to day activities of the department.

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