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Sanctions Analyst

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £50,000 pa to £60,000 pa per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Pritesh Chudasama
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 28 October 2021
  • Job Ref: PCH/18088

Sanctions Analyst required for a leading corporate bank based in London.


As an experienced Sanctions Analyst, you will be responsible for conducting client and payment screening for potential Sanction alerts.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct analysis of sanctions alerts for potential sanctions issues

  • Leverages open and closed source systems to fully disposition potential sanctions list matches

  • Coordinates with Relationship Teams and/or Clients to obtain additional information in order to fully disposition potential sanction matches

  • Stays abreast of industry news surrounding US, HMT, and Global Sanctions in order to execute effective, risk-based decisions

  • Escalates higher risk or complex sanctions requests to Management for guidance and direction



  • Be a self-starter and master of time management, consistently sustaining high levels of productivity and quality in a fast-paced high-volume environment.

  • Strong execution, communication, investigative, and analytical abilities

  • Investigate and research potential Sanctions list matches; efficiently arriving at sound risk-based conclusions.

  • Ability to clearly document and support judgments; decisions; and procedures. This necessitates strong writing skills and the ability to maintain files and records in accordance with business unit standards.

  • Demonstrate sound judgment and decision making in the context of regulatory requirements; Bank Policies; and industry best practices.

  • Apply project management and organization skills to a variety of tasks, demonstrating flexibility and problem-solving skills.