Financial Crime / Due Diligence / Compliance Officer

  • Job Reference: TM/FinCrime
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Massenhove Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Accounts, Finance and Audit, Other
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Tony Massenhove
  • Email: tony@massenhove.co.uk
  • Telephone: 0333 121 8000

Job Description

Financial Crime / Due Diligence / Compliance Officer

Job Market - Compliance / KYC

Financial Crime / Due Diligence / Compliance Officer - About the role

Financial Crime Compliance Officer reports to the Head of Financial Crime and provides additional dedicated Financial Crime resource within the Compliance team.

Financial Crime / Due Diligence / Compliance Officer - Core duties

  • Assisting with the day-to-day financial crime prevention effort, including but not limited to - AML, CTF, KYC, ABAC, Sanctions and Fraud.
  • Providing Financial Crime guidance and support to the front office.
  • Delivering on items on the Financial Crime implementation plan and roadmap.
  • Conducting Financial Crime quality assurance and monitoring programs.
  • Conducting high risk client reviews, and EDD investigations.
  • Assisting the Head of Financial Crime in completion of Financial Crime management information and ad-hoc reports.
  • Assisting with Financial Crime investigations and escalations.
  • Liaising with on-boarding and providing support and guidance when required.
  • Assisting with extracting and interrogating data to complete annual Financial Crime reviews.
  • Working closely with the documentation team to address issues and concerns and provide advice and guidance when required.
  • Assisting with the implementation and development of Financial Crime and Compliance training needs analysis.
  • Reporting and escalating non-compliance with applicable policies, i.e. to the Head of Financial Crime and Head of Compliance & MLRO as appropriate.
  • Working alongside the Compliance Team to ensure on-going development and maintenance of an effective Compliance function, taking an active part in team meetings, and participating in business planning.

Financial Crime / Due Diligence / Compliance Officer - Key requirements

  • Good working knowledge of Financial Crime regulation and legislation.
  • Good working knowledge of FCA regulation and industry guidance.
  • Ability to read and assess applicability of relevant regulation and legislation
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to extract and interrogate data
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent report writing and other communication skills
  • Educated to degree level, with at least a year of dedicated Financial Crime Compliance experience.