Anti-Money Laundering Analyst *6 Month Contract*


  • Full Time

Tradition is the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition and one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. CFT is represented in over 28 countries, employing over 2,500 people.

Tradition’s goal is to provide superior client services. It believes its business success is a direct reflection of its employees and recruits. As such, teamwork, creativity, reliability and integrity are components of a work ethic taken very seriously since the company was founded in 1959.

Tradition is currently seeking to appoint an Anti-Money Laundering Analyst initially on a 6 month contract to be based within the London office.

The AML KYC Analyst is responsible for ensuring a compliance with Anti-Money Laundering regulations. Key responsibilities include:

  • To act as an advisory and control function for the purpose of complying with regulatory and internal requirements to combat AML / CFT (including as an outsourced onboarding function for Madrid and Dubai)
  • To work in collaboration with the First line of Defence (1LoD) Client on-boarding Team and any other relevant stakeholders
  • Review and provide the AML/Screening approval of new clients submitted by the 1LoD client on-boarding team
  • Escalate as appropriate any discrepancies back to the 1LoD team or MLRO
  • Comply with the Enhanced due diligence policy and procedures and seek final approval of Senior Management for high risk clients
  • Monitor, analyse, investigate, resolve and escalate where appropriate the sanctions’ screening alerts
  • Carry out the on-going client review as per client on-boarding policy
  • Maintenance of data quality checks on client database
  • Maintenance of the daily, monthly exception reports and act accordingly
  • Maintain and update the client database (both on excel and CDC)
  • Staying informed about changes in AML and KYC laws and regulations
  • Involvement in Compliance projects as required
  • Set up of tapes for trade queries
  • General Compliance Administration duties
  • Some overseas travel may be required

Key skills, experience and competencies required to be successful in this role:

  • Good Knowledge of Client On-boarding process
  • Good knowledge of related processes such as the Know Your Customer (KYC) and the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations.
  • Understanding of client regulatory & tax classification – MiFID, FATCA, CRS
  • Understanding of the EU / US / UK Sanctions regime
  • Understanding of the Anti-Bribery requirements
  • Exposure and understanding of Give up agreements
  • Knowledge of the FCA Handbook, including but not limited to client classifications, conduct of business rules, training and competence and FCA processes.
  • Some understanding and knowledge of the firms’ products including cash equities and securities, equity and commodity derivatives and money markets
  • Knowledge of cash and derivatives exchange rules e.g. Euronext, Eurex, LSE
  • Experience of dealing with formal documentation
  • Appreciation of Compliance Risk
  • Very good PC skills and knowledge, in particular Excel and Word
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good communications skills both verbal and written
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on challenges
  • Ability to work in a team or autonomously on specific projects

Tradition do not accept agency CV’s. Please do not forward CV’s to our employees or Talent team. Tradition are not accountable for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. The Talent team will reach out to trusted agents when required.

Please note, due to the large volume of applications for this position, only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful.

Tradition welcome all suitable applications and are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications and merit.

By applying for this role, you agree that we may retain your details on our system for a period of 6 months and may contact you for any future vacancies that may arise within the Tradition Group.

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