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Financial Crime & Risk Analyst

  • Location

    Derbyshire

  • Discipline:

    Financial Crime & Fraud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28,000 + Excellent benefits

  • Consultant:

    Andy Hodson

  • Email:

    ahodson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    AH/16278

  • Published:

    27 days ago

Our clients are looking for a Financial Crime & Risk Analyst to support the FC function manage and reduce the risk of financial crime being committed by customers, advisers or firms by appropriate activity. Suitable candidates will also have strong previous experience of undertaking a risk, fraud or financial crime related role within a FCA regulated business. Experience in investigative interviewing and presenting would be beneficial.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct investigations including potential financial crime cases, as required by the business
  • Produce reports on investigations
  • Liaise with the Risk & Resolutions Manager on risk and financial crime related issues with advisers and AR firms
  • Be a point of contact for advisers, firms, lenders, providers and authorities to answer queries and make reports on financial crime related issues and cases
  • Develop and maintain relevant Management Information on financial crime and related risks for the Compliance team and others
  • Able to confidently present to advisers and firms to improve fraud awareness and reduce the risk of financial crime
  • Identify areas for improvement to reduce the risk of financial crime and recommend changes to procedures and standards where appropriate 
  • Assess regulatory, business model, environmental and other changes and recommend appropriate actions and solutions
  • Design and update financial crime related material published by the business  
  • Assist R&R Manager with other projects/tasks as required/agreed

 

The Person:

 

  • Effective communication, verbal, written and presentation abilities
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

 

Qualifications/Key Skills:

 

  • Effective interviewing skills and the ability to write high quality reports 
  • Analytical, critical reasoning and decision-making skills
  • Proven expertise and experience of risk, fraud prevention and financial crime investigation within a regulated environment
  • Previous exposure to and understanding of anti-financial crime systems & controls
  • The ability to build strong relationships within the business’s distribution including the key Third Party Supplier contacts
  • Meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment working towards tight deadlines
  • Strong multi-tasking and organisational skills
  • An excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of conducting investigations would be highly advantageous
  • Professional qualifications regarding Financial Crime, AML or Risk
  • Any Mortgage/Insurance Advice e.g. CF1/CF6

 

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