Compliance Assistant

Recruiter
Hire Ground
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Desirable Skills & Experience

·
Professional AML qualification - ICA or similar

·A strong understanding of money laundering and threats to industry.

·Strong understanding of the Money Laundering directives.

·A strong academic record in a relevant discipline, preferably at degree level.

·Strong communication skills, both oral and written.Main Objective & Duties:·Perform detailed KYC data gathering and analyse the gathered data

·Responsible for ensuring KYC checks are completed in line with the relevant risk rating

·Conducting PEPs (Politically Exposed Persons) screening and adverse mediachecks

·Compliant with regulations and attainment of client specific processing requirements

·Assist the enhancement and development of the Compliance Team Framework

·Receive internal suspicious activity reports, record and investigate possible instances of money laundering.

·Carry out analysis and full investigatory case work in support of investigations; preparing necessary reports and information for submission to the MLRO/Compliance Manager for review in order that timely risk decisions can bemade

·Work closely with Finance, Operations and Sales and any other key stakeholders as part of the investigative process or to provide specialistadvice.

·Liaise with Centre team to manage clientrelationships.

·Respond to law enforcement requests, orders, warrants and other relevant proceedings where required.

·Identify, review and escalate findings regarding high value and higher risk customers such as politically exposed persons (PEP’s), negative media alerts

·Maintain learning of both local and global AML policy, therefore enabling you to contribute to debate to ensure that the companies’ policies and procedures meet local and global anti-money laundering standards.

·Have a good understanding and maintain learning of other polices such as data protection and Anti-Bribery and corruption.

·Interpreting and analysing KYC data to accurately risk assess new and existing clients,making sound judgement calls in terms of escalation and risk mitigation

·Assist with conducting internal audits with respect to actual or potential irregularities, compliance breaches and violations.

·Act as a ‘Subject matter expert’ providing support and coaching to other colleagues across all departments

·Manage the team mailbox and answer all queries in a timely and robustmanner

If you are free to commence temp work immediately please forward your CV in Word Format now with a mobile telephone number and we will call you straight back

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