Financial Crime Prevention Regional Advisory Officer

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    Financial Crime & Fraud

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    £35,000 - £40,000

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

The Financial Crime Regional Advisory Team is part of a growing Financial Crime Prevention team of the Bank based in Manchester. Financial Crime responsibilities include Anti Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing, Anti Bribery and Corruption and Fraud. The role is to provide first line advice and guidance from a financial crime perspective to the 200+ branches in the country, together with other colleagues across the UK Bank ensuring the Bank complies with all applicable laws and regulations.


Key responsibilities include:

Specific queries that will be dealt with by the team:

•             KYC - ID & V

•             Source of Funds / Source of Wealth

•             AML - Risk Assessment

•             PEP & RCA screening matches, queries, recommendations to approve / declassify

•             Risk Tolerance

•             High Risk Jurisdiction Payment Exceptions


In addition, individual team members will need to:

•             Self-manage their day to day activities including workflow management

•             Record and update relevant, accurate and timely MI in the teamwork tracker (and elsewhere as needed by the Team Manager)

•             Expertly guide the business to identify, assess and manage financial crime risks

•             Recognise when they can make individual decisions and when there is a need to escalate to the Team Manager and / or 2nd Line of Defence

•             Where needed, support the implementation of BAU work streams in conjunction with the AML Programme and various Bank wide projects

•             Be proactive and collaborative to make relevant changes to policies, procedures and working practices and liaise with second line of defence where relevant

•             Liaise with and support the CDD Assurance team with financial crime related queries and issues

•             Help the Team manager develop a high performing team culture through regular communication, coaching and team building

The Person:

•     A self-starter with the ability to support and encourage colleagues

•     Excellent communication, influencing and decision-making skills with the ability to demonstrate sound judgement

•     Ability to apply themselves to problem solving and analysing situations, delivering practical and compliant financial crime controls/solutions adopting a risk-based approach


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