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Financial Crime Officer

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

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Pritesh Chudasama
  • Contact Email: pchudasama@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 02036371607
  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2022
  • Job Ref: PCH/19192

​Job Description:

Financial Crime Officer required for an award winning retail bank based in Birmingham to provide all business areas within the bank Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing advice. This will include reviewing and providing financial crime assurance to regulation and legislation.

Duties and responsibilities:

Provide guidance to the Business on AML, Financial Crime risks, Anti Bribery and Corruption, transaction monitoring, Suspicious Activity Reports related issues to ensure regulatory and legislative obligations are met

Ensure appropriate records are maintained in relation to all anti money laundering work to enable regular reporting internally and externally

Assess the risk profiles of new/existing customers third parties by conducting and reviewing due diligence material

Documenting ongoing assurance of PEPs, EDD, Sanctions and Adverse Media matches, making appropriate recommendations

Conduct thematic/planned reviews as instructed by the Financial Crime Risk management framework

Support AB&C / Gifts & Hospitality / Conflicts of Interest and other AML/Financial Crime areas as necessary

Contribute to team communication meetings whilst representing the FC team, communicate effectively with other business areas within the Group

Remain abreast of legislation, regulation, trends and media information in relation to AML financial crime risk

Qualifications and experience:

The role will involve travel to industry meetings so a clean driver’s licence will be an advantage.

Possess relevant industry qualifications such as International Compliance Association (ICA) Diploma, Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) CAMS certification or any other related Financial Crime qualification would be preferred.

If you are interested in this Financial Crime 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 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.