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LMA Recruitment - Compliance & Financial Crime

LMA Recruitment - Compliance & Financial Crime was established in 1999 and is now acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies in compliance globally. Compliance & Financial Crime job roles are pivotal to an organisation’s success, protecting businesses while helping them to maintain a competitive advantage. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent job opportunities in compliance, take advantage of our industry knowledge and global networks to secure your next role.

LMA Recruitment - Compliance & Financial Crime consultants recruit all levels across KYC, AML, Transaction Monitoring and Financial Crime. Entrenched in the market, we keep pace with the regulatory environment. We recruit compliance professionals across the Financial Services industries including banking, asset management, hedge funds, commodities, brokers, professional services and regulators & ratings agencies.

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KYC & On-Boarding Analyst (FIs/NBFIs)

Reputable international bank based in London seekingexperiencedKYC/On-boarding Analyst for immediate start to temporary role. Role will include new client on-boarding, periodic reviews of existing corporate clientsespeciallyNBFIsandFIs. This is a 3 month role initially with extremely strong possibility to extend further as this is an ongoing requirement. You will need to demonstrate proven experience of working in a similarly pressurised and delivery focused environment as you will be expected to function with minimal management oversight and meet targets. Key focus of role: * The primary objective of the role will be to ensure that Client On-boarding Procedures, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Policy and Operating Guidelines are met and controls are accurately completed. This includes undertaking complex, sensitive and demanding assignments requiring access to confidential business, financial and commercial information. Key responsibilities of the dept: * New client onboarding, including full KYC information and supporting documentation including screening of names and associated parties; * Applying the AML risk rating methodology in addition to full compliance with the Group's AML Policy and Procedures; * Periodic reviews of existing clients, including annual reviews of High/PEP client relationships and any subsequent updates of KYC/CDD/EDD profiles and supporting due diligence checks including screening of names and associated parties; * Ongoing management and maintenance of client data standards; * Referring high-risk issues to the UK MLRO/Deputy, including PEPs, adverse news, sanctions issues and high-risk clients. You will have at least 5 years experience in AML/KYC onboarding specifically conducting the following: On-boarding and periodic reviews for corporate/GM clients (notably FIs and NBFIs) Experience with World Check One and Accuity would be beneficial (manual screenings systems) Understanding in regards to PEPs and adverse media/experience in making referrals particularly in different risk client types (SDD, CDD & EDD / Low, Medium and High risk clients) QA/QC Experience would be an advantage but is not a strict requirement. This is an immediate and urgent position so interested applicants please get in touch ASAP.

  • London, Greater London, England
  • Temporary & Contract
  • £300 - £400 per day

Financial Crime Manager

Main Responsibilities: Support the Financial Crime team in managing ongoing projects and ensuring appropriate support and challenge is provided to the business in ensuring that any regulatory risks are raised and managed accordingly. With a particular focus on payments and financial crime controls, this role oversees two Financial Crime Associates and provides second line support and challenge to the digital banking proposition within the second line of defence. Main Duties: Provide second line support and challenge to the business during onboarding and ongoing oversight of new Outsourced Service Providers. Providing advice to ensure internal processes and procedures are updated to reflect regulatory requirements. Conduct gap analysis of regulatory implications of changes and track actions required to completion. Advice on policy or procedural changes required to incorporate the identified changes. Ensure bank policies remain fit for purpose and appropriate for the changing regulatory and business environments. Support the wider financial crime team as and when required to aid wider team objectives. Ensure that key Financial Crime regulatory issues are reported to the MLRO with options and recommendations analysed to facilitate reporting to senior management Assist in the design and provision of training to all bank staff. Assist in the investigation and reporting of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) to the NCA. Responsibility for the sanction screening process, including LexisNexis system and management of sanctions queries and escalations. Monitoring of transactions (including Trade Finance and debit card transactions plus periodic monitoring) and escalation of any exceptions. Review High Risk memo's providing challenge to the business prior to submission of the document to the MLRO, ensuring the memos are appropriately logged and to act as secretary for the High Risk memo Sub-committee. Undertake other tasks as and when reasonably required. Operational duties Developing KPI's and other relevant MI to ensure that senior management are appropriately advised to enable informed decision making. Ensuring that the Financial Crime procedure is embedded in the business and providing reporting to management on the status of complaints, implications for the business and lessons learnt. Ensure that standard and ad-hoc information and data reports required by regulators are completed in an accurate and timely manner. Keep a central record of all advice provided to the business. Maintenance of a clear audit trail of work undertaken. When required support compliance related business as usual activities. Contribute to the Financial Crime team responsibilities for the development of New Products or changes to existing products as allocated to you or as requested. Overseeing and completing all other necessary regulator reporting (UK and Dubai) and notifications including approved persons and change in control. Assist with production of reports to EXCO, ORC, ERC, Audit or other Committees. Ensure procedures, systems and controls are up-to-date, effective and comply with the regulations identified in the Financial Crime Risk Universe. Ensure that Internal Audit findings relevant to your responsibilities are cleared on time with solutions that are effective. Ensure appropriate cover over the weekends to enable transactions to be released and new applications to onboard. Key skills, experience & personal attributes Key Skills Strong knowledge of banking and payments Solid understanding of financial crime control frameworks Excellent writing and presentation skills. Strong stakeholder management Strong change and project management skills, including the ability to manage time well, prioritise effectively, and handle multiple deadlines. Experience At least 5 years within a Financial Crime function Experience managing financial crime risks within a digital offering Prior experience with onboarding of GCC customers Personal Attributes Ability to interact effectively with people at all organisational levels of the firm. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion. Ability to use independent judgment and discretion when making decisions. Sufficient knowledge of information technology and data management systems required. Ability to work unsupervised and influence change. Detail-oriented approach needed to recommend and implement strategic improvements on a range of data privacy and data protection issues.

  • London, Greater London, England
  • Permanent
  • £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits plus bonus
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