A leading Global Financial Institution is seeking to employ a Investigator, Complex Investigations, FCTM based in Edinburgh.
Hours 35 per week/permanent.
Competitive salary offered.
The Investigator, Complex Investigations, FCTM will be accountable for identifing and escalating the most significant and sensitive investigations to Regional and Group senior management, and communicates this information in the form of succinct, professional written products and oral briefings; developing the ability to provide subject matter expertise to other parts of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM), including but not limited to innovations in analysis and identification of typologies; establishing seamless, trusting, and mutually supportive relationships with the other components of FCTM, Financial Crime Compliance (FCC), and Group Internal Investigations (GIIG). The role holder will be required to take part in complex, proactive, intelligence-driven investigations, leveraging resources from across the Group to support investigations involving multiple geographies or financial crime typologies.
The Investigator, Complex Investigations, FCTM will be responsible for working with Complex Investigations teams globally to identify and investigate financial crime threats to the firm; supporting strategies and initiatives in support of Financial Crime Risk (FCR) objectives and ensure the effective execution of Complex Investigations within FCTM; ensuring investigative findings are effectively communicated to other parts of the organisation for follow-on mitigation action, and results recorded; escalating significant financial crime threats and management issues to senior leadership so appropriate action can be undertaken in response; undertaking production of and issue Management Information to senior leadership. The role holder will need to manage the sharing of information and creation of feedback loops across the firm to continuously adapt and improve our financial crime controls and support the business in their first line responsibilities.
The successful candidate will be a graduate and will have the following attributes:
- Background within the following industries:
- Regulatory, investigative, or financial intelligence agencies;
- Compliance within a global firm in the financial services industry;
- Investigative journalism;
- Non-governmental organizations or think tanks that conduct investigations or analysis relating to financial crime or other geopolitical issues;
- Strategic consultancy or project management for a multinational corporation.
- Experience in mitigating the harms associated with the threat of financial crime at a strategic level.
- Experience undertaking complex financial crime investigations.
- Experience in working on cross-jurisdictional matters and understanding of regional specific financial crime concerns (e.g. LATAM).
- Experience of working in growth markets (e.g. Mexico, Brazil)
- Understanding of the current regulatory environment and expectations, relevant regulations, codes, and Firm’s Group Standards, as well as their underlying purpose to mitigate risk to the financial system and provide information useful for the public sector to provide law enforcement and security.
- A strategic thinker.
- Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with experience of dealing with executives at all levels.
- Ability to develop creative, efficient and effective solutions to complex, globally relevant issues.
Closing dates for applications 2nd November 2020