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Financial Crime Investigator

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: 45000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Louie Felton
  • Contact Email: lfelton@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 02036371610
  • Expiry Date: 21 July 2022
  • Job Ref: LF/19206

​Non-customer facing investigator role at a retail bank.

Role Purpose

To investigate potential instances of the firm’s products and services being used to facilitate financial crime. Escalate and report any suspicious activity on behalf of the Nominated Officer.

Key Responsibilities

• To investigate alerts produced by customer screening and transaction monitoring tools, and referrals of potential financial crime (money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions) received from staff which have been escalated to the Nominated Officer / MLRO. Make recommendations on actions to take, accurately recording outcomes.

• Write suspicious activity reports in line with National Crime Agency guidance for approval by the Nominated Officer / MLRO.

• Support the development of the financial crime processes associated to new products, ensuring they are thoroughly tested, effective and then embedded.

• To provide training to new and existing colleagues on the banks systems, processes and controls.

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Skills and experience

• Be a capable and reliable financial crime risk / compliance professional who can make valuable contributions to the ongoing development of the financial crime control framework.

• Understanding of the Proceeds of Crime Act covering SARs and DAML SARs

• The confidence and capability to make decisions as to whether suspicious activity reports are filed with the National Crime Agency in support of the Banks regulatory requirements.

• A-Level or relevant business/professional qualification

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.