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AML Investigator

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £28,000 plus excellent benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Andy Hodson
  • Contact Email: ahodson@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 04 August 2021

Our client is a leading Fintech business looking to grow their financial crime prevention team with the addition of a number of AML Investigators. This is an exciting opportunity to develop you career in financial crime prevention with a fast paced and customer focussed business.

 Key responsibilities include:

• Making decisions about the action to take on customer accounts or sign ups across a variety of real-time queues, including transaction monitoring, sanctions screening, and enhanced due diligence reviews.

• Conducting second-stage reviews of transaction monitoring tasks, and collecting additional information about account activity.

• Writing and reviewing suspicious activity reports.

• Engaging with other banks and financial institutions about reports of fraudulent behaviour.

• Supporting more junior investigators through coaching and knowledge-sharing

 

Technical Skills (required):

• Experience working in operational financial crime teams focused on retail or business banking.

• Good understanding of current anti-money laundering trends and typologies.

• Experience using anti-money laundering tools to identify and document suspicious activity,  writing or reviewing suspicious activity reports, completing second-stage reviews and completing transaction monitoring tasks
• Experience of closing and defunding customer accounts

• Experience providing information to law enforcement to assist with ongoing investigations

• You are comfortable independently making judgement-based decisions with significant potential impact on the bank and customers.

PLEASE NOTE – THE ROLES WILL REQUIRE SHIFT WORKING AND WEEKEND WORK