Financial Crime Analyst

IGA Talent Solutions

  • Full Time

Role Title: Financial Crime Analyst

Salary: £38,000.00 Per annum

Type of role: Permanent

Location: Glasgow, Durham or London

Job Summary:

As a Financial Crime Analyst, your primary responsibility is to assist the Financial Crime Function in designing and executing the financial crime oversight plan.

You will support change initiatives, offering subject matter expertise as needed, and contribute to company-wide financial crime training and awareness efforts, as well as team-generated reports. Ensuring compliance with financial crime legislation, regulations, and internal policies by outsourced providers is crucial, as this role plays a significant role in protecting customers.

Additionally, this position provides advisory support to both internal teams and outsourced providers, spanning both regular business activities and change programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Financial Crime Manager and outsourced providers responsible for Operations to design a financial crime oversight plan that adheres to relevant legislation, regulations, and policies.
  • Take the lead in implementing the oversight plan, maintaining appropriate records, and keeping key stakeholders informed of progress and performance.
  • Assist the Financial Crime Manager in developing a communication plan to keep staff informed about financial crime matters and their associated obligations.
  • Conduct horizon scanning activities, contributing to the creation of financial crime bulletins and training materials.
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports for important governance groups such as the Risk Management Committee, Board Audit and Risk Committee, and the Executive Committee.
  • Offer subject matter expertise and guidance on various change initiatives.
  • Provide advisory support on financial crime matters to internal stakeholders.

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Good financial crime risk management experience in a regulated financial services environment, with a minimum of 3 years of experience working in Fraud, AML, Sanctions, and/or Compliance.
  • Oversee the quality of pep screening processes, ensuring accurate identification of politically exposed persons (PEPs).
  • Effective implementation and monitoring of sanctions controls to meet regulatory requirements and mitigate financial crime risks.
  • Maintenance of high standards in Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) reporting, ensuring timely and accurate submission in compliance with regulatory obligations.
  • Responsible for fraud controls and facilitation of staff training programs to enhance awareness and vigilance against fraudulent activities within the organization.
  • Good knowledge of the UK’s financial crime regulatory regime.
  • Experience performing first-line oversight and monitoring tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Desirable experience and technical knowledge: ICA qualifications or equivalent level.

If you would like to apply apply for this position please submit your CV directly and follow-up with a message.

Closing Date

30th April 2024

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