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Financial Crime Advisory Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Elisha Gath-Ghazaani
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1609
  • Expiry Date: 31 October 2023
  • Job Ref: EG/10905

Financial Crime Officer required for a leading international Corporate & Investment Bank based in London.

You will be part of a Financial Crime Advisory team responsible for AML, fraud, AB&C, sanctions, PEPs and high-risk clients.

Role requirements for Financial Crime Officer:

  • Proficient in assessing AML risk/cases and making (and documenting) informed decisions to mitigate AML risk / escalate accordingly.

  • Competently demonstrate key AML analysis and articulate clear guidance to inform opinion on how best to identify and respond to financial crime risk, including via formal reporting to the AML Committee or a senior business forum.

  • Broad understanding of general AML risk issues in corporate investment banking

  • Understanding of products offered in a CIB environment – ECM, DCM, Trade Finance, M&A, Corporate Finance (advantageous)           

  • Working knowledge of UK, EU and US sanctions regimes and an understanding of other regimes.

  • Detailed working knowledge of current UK regulatory environment for financial crime. 

  • The ability to apply a holistic approach to identifying, investigating and mitigating financial crime risk, and the ability to consider a range of risk mitigants, to present a balanced opinion of key issues to line Management.

  • Review PEP and other higher-risk referrals to assess financial crime risks and agree appropriate level of risk for each referral.  

  • Review contract and deal-specific documentation to assess for the presence of financial crime compliance risk (e.g. sanctions, bribery, money laundering, etc.) to identify options to mitigate identifiable risk (in consultation with other specialists – e.g. Legal).

  • Represent the financial crime team in Client Acceptance Committees, New Activity Committees and other internal forums related to higher-risk clients, products and risk in the operating/business environment.

  • Provide support to regular and ad-hoc internal CIB projects which require subject matter specialist input and advice/guidance (re financial crime

This is an exceptional bank with excellent career growth and opportunities. They offer a hybrid working set-up. They are at the cutting edge of technology and are a brand that you will be proud to work with.

If you are interested in this Financial Crime Advisory Officer opportunity, please submit your CV. Alternatively, call Pritesh Chudasama on 0203 637 1607 for a confidential conversation.

Please note, should feedback for the Financial Crime Advisory Officer not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications; unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, I may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities in the future.