Financial Crime & Monitoring Officer

Posted 25 January by Transact

We have a new position available to join our Compliance Department to assist with the department’s monitoring activities with a focus on financial crime surveillance. This role is a key role to ensure that we are compliant with our policies and procedures.

Main Responsibilities

  • Working with the Financial Crime manager to design and deliver the annual Financial Crime Programme
  • Carrying out regular reviews of high risk clients
  • Gathering information and conducting research in connection with risk assessments
  • Carrying out monthly transaction surveillance monitoring
  • Carrying out ad-hoc assessments as required
  • Being proactive and collaborative with line management to make relevant changes to policies, procedures and working practices
  • Preparing and submitting financial crime event reports to law enforcement and supervisory bodies and act as a point of contact for law enforcement contacting the Group
  • Maintaining accurate records of checks undertaken and the findings
  • Keeping accurate records of the monthly Financial Crime Forum meetings
  • Assisting with financial crime related investigations
  • Providing relevant, accurate and timely MI in a format which is clear and engaging.

Who we’re looking for

To be considered for this position, you must have experience of working within a financial services firm, preferably a Platform, Asset Management or Brokerage firm. You must have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a fraud or anti-money laundering surveillance role. Experience of carrying out market abuse investigations is desirable.

The successful candidate will have an excellent attention to detail and be well organised and able to work to tight deadlines. They will also have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You should be vigilant and of a questioning nature to identify discrepancies during monitoring. You must have advanced MS Excel skills to be considered for this role.

You should ideally have a good foundation knowledge of FCA and Anti-Money Laundering rules as they apply to the UK financial services industry. Cybercrime experience is desirable, in particular a good level of understanding of the measures used to reduce cybercrime risk.

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Financial Crime
  • Financial Services

Application question

Do you work in Financial Services?

Reference: 33984494

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