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AML Quality Assurance Analyst

Banking Operations
£45,000
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London
London
United Kingdom
13-06-2022 05:24 PM
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Role: AML Quality Assurance Analyst 
Positions: Permanent 
Salary: £45,000 

Overview of the role: 
  • Perform 1st Line monitoring of low risk accounts (including Client Due Diligence and Source of Wealth) at on-boarding within agreed SLA timeframe, to ensure complete, accurate and in line with company policy.
  • Identify financial crime risk triggers and carry out investigations via publicly available sources and specialist database.
  • Conduct PEP, sanction and adverse media screening.
  • Assist in the low risk client Source of Wealth Remediation Project.
  • Assist AML Quality Assurance Senior Manager on Periodic Reviews, Trigger Event Reviews and ad hoc tasks.
  • Perform 1st Line monitoring of Medium-High risk accounts (including Client Due Diligence and Source of Wealth) at on-boarding within agreed SLA timeframe, to ensure complete, accurate and in line with company policy.
  • Assist investment managers when required with SoW and CDD account opening and review requirements, completion of client profiles, risk assessments and information gathering.
  • Ensure any complex client structures (e.g. Trusts or offshore corporates) are fully understood as part of the client take-on process as it relates to client due diligence.
  • Ensure Medium & High Risk Reviews are being undertaken by Investment Managers within policy deadlines.
  • Contribute to Management Information.
  • Interact with Compliance to stay abreast of latest regulatory developments relating to Anti-Money Laundering and other forms of financial crime. 
Key skills required:
  • Experience working in 1st Line business as usual or Financial Crime Compliance (particularly AML and CDD) activities in a financial services firm, preferably investment or wealth management.
  • Preferably experience using Dow Jones, GB Group and Finscan.
  • Preferably experience conducting PEP, sanction and adverse media screening and mitigation of risk.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good working knowledge of the FCA handbook, Money Laundering Regulations and JMLSG guidance.
  • A pro-active individual who can self-manage SLA deadlines.
  • Preferably a qualification relating to Finance Crime (e.g. ICA certification) &/or a keen interest in Financial Crime Prevention.
  • Preferably a law degree or similar.
  • Ability to work with people at all levels and across the business.
  • Strong MS Office skills.

Ryan Green

Recruitment Consultant

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