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Senior Financial Crime Associate

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Job Title: Senior Financial Crime Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000
Contact Name: Mark Foy
Contact Email: mfoy@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Seeking: Senior Financial Crime Associate to join a top London based firm.

Supporting the Head of Anti Financial Crime maintain the anti-financial crime framework (which consists of anti money laundering/counter terrorist financing, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption) and provide advice and guidance on all issues and escalations to ensure the effective protection of the interests of the company and its customers from financial crime.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Continue to embed, enhance and maintain the company's anti financial crime framework

  • Create, update and manage the Anti Financial Crime policies, procedures, supplements and track exceptions

  • Act as an advisor to the business on day to day financial crime issues

  • Provide advice and support to the business on Sanctions matters and act as an escalation point for potential hits and related issues

  • Identify and pro-actively manage current and emerging financial crime risks

  • Create, manage and deliver Financial Crime Training, including tailored face to face Training

  • Assist the compliance monitoring team to create specific financial crime testing programs

  • Maintain the risk assessment model and process for AML, Sanctions and Bribery and Corruption

  • Review and analyse the AFC MI suite and transaction monitoring reports and update KRI’s

  • Act as secretary to the European Anti Financial Crime Council

  • Ad hoc project work relating to other financial crime matters as required

  • Represent the Anti Financial Crime team at client due diligence visits, 1st line forums and external meetings and events

 

Skills & Experience

  • Strong understanding of Anti Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist financing, sanctions and Anti Bribery and Corruption requirements, risk, regulatory expectations, industry practice, business systems and processes

  • Experience within a similar level financial crime position with involvement in all aspects of financial crime, ideally within the asset management sector

  • Excellent communication skills to influence stakeholders, regularly liaise, articulate complex situations and be a point of contact for the business regarding financial crime issues and escalations

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with key stakeholders (both internally and externally)

  • Be solutions oriented and use initiative

  • High standard of accuracy and excellent attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing and presentations

  • Ability to prioritise workloads and adhere to deadlines

  • Excellent organisational skills

Ref: | Published: 15 Nov 2018