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Financial Crime Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Pritesh Chudasama
  • Contact Email: pchudasama@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: PCH/18181

​Financial Crime Officer required for a leading international corporate bank based in London.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a medium sized close knit financial crime department carrying out a variety interesting work.

Primary Responsibilities:

·         To assist the Financial Crime Department in its role as second line of defence by undertaking financial crime monitoring in accordance with the NBKI Financial Crime Monitoring & Assurance Framework

·         Draft/amend policies & procedures as required

·         Maintain training records and any other financial crime registers

·         Track regulatory & legislation updates/change and provide the Financial Crime Team with details

·         Assist MLRO/Deputy MLRO with implementation or remediation work resulting from regulatory change

·         Act as Financial Crime representative as assigned by MLRO/Deputy MLRO for project work in conjunction with the Business Change/Project Team.

·         Assist MLRO/Deputy MLRO with training regime including drafting training literature and holding training session

·         Assist the MLRO/Deputy MLRO with financial crime review audits

·         Maintain records of remediation requirements resulting from financial crime review audits and ensure action points are tracked with regards to delays/progress/completion

·         Create monthly newsletter to the Bank detailing financial crime updates

·         Clear sanctions alerts from Safewatch as escalated by the Operations team

·         Conduct client/transactional investigations as required

·         Assist MLRO/Deputy MLRO with escalated file reviews/openings/blocks