OFAC Payment Reviewer - Junior Associate


We are looking for a right candidate for a potential role of a OFAC Payment Reviewer - Junior Associate for one of our Clients. Our client is an International Public Sector banking and financial services company.


International Payment Reviewer - to ensure the timely Investigation of financial transaction together with and accurate processing in keeping with Bank policies, procedures and stipulated guidelines.


  • Full knowledge of Sanction requirements to include USA OFAC, UK,EU and related sanctions matter.
  • Upon receiving messages from OFAC Pelican determine why the alert has been marked Blocked or Suspect and undertake a review with supporting notes.
  • Monitoring of the Pelican OFAC queue, ensuring that all alerts are investigated and only released upon appropriate authorization.
  • Conduct port, vessel flag, owner, agent, containers details checks through IMB, World check & web check and identify any irregularities escalate to Line Manager for further investigations.
  • Ensure AML Guidelines are strictly followed and suspicious transactions are promptly escalate to MLRO.
  • Escalate any unresolved/ concerning transactions to Compliance.
  • Responsible for the resolution of customer’s payment related queries.
  • Undertake any other task assigned by the Department Manager/Assistant Manager relating to payment screening.


  • A good understanding of Trade Finance and Operations functions - Essential.
  • Knowledge of document checking UCP, URDG, ISBP, URC and URR
  • An understanding of Administration & Treasury products- Desirable
  • The ability to comprehend and work with complex transactions
  • Knowledge of SWIFT network and message types and related processes and procedures.
  • Experience in undertaking investigatory work relating to payments.
  • Experiencing and understanding of working in the banking sector.
  • Knowledge of US, UK,EU and OFAC sanctions.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of commerce/finance.

Industry Experience : Banking/Financial Services ( Experienced in AML/sanctions) ( atleast 2 yrs)

If you feel you are suitable for the role, hit 'Apply'

Required skills

  • AML
  • Trade Finance
  • Treasury
  • SWIFT messages
  • Sanction

Application questions

Do you have legal right to work in the UK?
Do you have similar experience in similar role?

Reference: 34295982

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