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CDD Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 pa per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Pritesh Chudasama
  • Contact Email: pchudasama@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 26 November 2021
  • Job Ref: PCH/1182

​CDD Officer required for a large UK Real Estate company based in London. You will be responsible for understanding end to end CDD reviews and to lead a small team of AML Analysts.

Primary Responsibilities:

 

·         As a CDD Officer, you will process client due diligence (CDD) checks and review and approve CDD checks carried out.

·         Review and approve CDD cases completed by AML Analysts

·         Complete CDD checks for clients and counterparties as per the firms UK procedures

·         Obtain and review information for corporates and private individuals from relevant sources (e.g.

·         Companies House) and determine further information requirements

·         Provide advice and guidance to the AML processing team on complex and high-risk AML cases

·         Liaising with RM’s, their clients, and solicitors to complete CDD checks

·         Ensure CDD checks are conducted within the time frames as per the firms UK procedures

·         Completion of investigation and a resolution of sanctions screening alerts as required

Requirements:

 

·         Five years in AML/CDD/KYC and two years’ prior experience in a QA/sign-off CDD/KYC

·         An understanding of all client types

·         Knowledge of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Terrorism

·         Act 2000, and JMLSG.

·         Working knowledge of HMRC’s AML guidance is desirable

This is an excellent role for someone who wants to be hands-on and lead a team.