Financial Crime Assistant

Cameron Kennedy

  • Full Time

Financial Crime Assistant

£35000 – £40000 plus 15% Non-Con Pension, Bonus, Benefits

Central London

Hybrid Working Model – 3 days in Office


Growing London operation of international banking group with global assets $60billion. The business comprises FX/MM, private banking, property and commercial lending, commercial and wholesale banking together with retail activities.


  • University degree and any relevant professional qualifications
  • Minimum 1-5 years working in financial services with at least 1 year spent in a financial crime related role within financial services.
  • Highly efficient, team player, with good attention to detail, accuracy
  • High standard performer that enjoys working in a dynamic and small team
  • Ability to work unsupervised, to tight deadlines and to withstand occasionally high pressure demands
  • Accuracy and high level of numeracy and literacy
  • Good working knowledge of Windows suite
  • Views the application of technology to address Financial Crime risks as the preferred option and has the ability to use technology solutions as second nature.
  • Ability to examine and evaluate regulatory rules & legislation


Reporting to the MLRO you will assist the Financial Crime Department in its role as second line of defence by undertaking financial crime monitoring in accordance with the group Financial Crime Monitoring & Assurance Framework. The role includes the following:

  • Review and assess internal suspicious activity reports submitted from teams within the bank and recommend follow on actions, as necessary, under the supervision of the MLRO
  • Maintain the Fraud investigation register and all corresponding investigation documents.
  • Draft disclosures in preparation for submission to relevant law enforcement agencies under the supervision of the MLRO
  • Maintain records of all internal SAR reports and disclosures made to relevant authorities.
  • Assist the MLRO with financial crime review audits
  • Assist the team with 2LOD assurance testing as required by the FCMA schedule.
  • Discount daily client database screening and payment matches raised on WorldCheck & Safewatch and escalate as required
  • WorldCheck batch screening and reporting.
  • Maintain departmental registers including daily and monthly monitoring, regulatory change tracker & any internal project trackers
  • Maintain records of remediation requirements resulting from the financial crime monitoring & assurance work and ensure action points are tracked with regards to delays/progress/completion
  • Maintain RCSA register and log any new processes as required
  • Maintain audit point recommendations arising from internal audits, third-party reviews and the MLRO report
  • Complete all other departmental administrative tasks
  • Assist with client investigations including additional screening and adverse media checks
  • Maintain SAR correspondence, investigation files & SAR register
  • Maintain Financial Crime Procedures and assist with the review anti-financial crime standards and frameworks against updated policies or upcoming and current regulations.
  • Complete the required SLOD checks on EDD and CDD for new and existing customers, Corporates and Financial Institutions.
  • Supporting the delivery of training to colleagues and embedding an effective risk culture across 1st and 2nd lines of defence


Job Overview

The domain is for sale!


Receive job alerts twice per week:

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Choose one or more global alerts or browse to the USA and UK alert pages:

USA Specific Job Alerts
UK Specific Job Alerts

Our marketing platform's terms of use