Job Overview

Senior Financial Crime Analyst

Location: City of London, London Salary: £Negotiable
Type: Permanent Contact: Tara Robinson
Posted: 3 months ago

Great opportunity to join this team focused Financial Crime Division. Supporting the Financial Crime Manager and other members of the Financial Crime Team you will provide advice to the business around sanctions. As business volumes dictates you will assist the team with many aspects of financial crime, including (but not limited to) financial crime investigations, Third Party Payments (TPPs), anti-bribery and corruption, AML and fraud prevention.

Key responsibilities include -

  • Support the Sanctions & AML Manager to perform risk assessments on new trading partner relationships to identify any sanctions and AML concerns; make recommendations based on findings and manage the business's expectations.
  • Work with the Financial Crime Manager and wider Financial Crime Team to provide support, advice and guidance regarding the financial crime framework, policies and procedures, which will guide the business to identify, assess and manage the respective risks.
  • Collate and present management information to the Financial Crime Manager including, details of on-going and completed investigations, third parties assessed, high risk clients reviewed, financial crime queries received and gifts and entertainment approvals.
  • Support the Financial Crime Manager with the production of financial crime reports.
  • Act as the main support to the Fraud and Investigations Manager for internal investigations as volumes dictate.
  • Support the ABC Manager to assess third parties and determine if they fall within our firms risk appetite.
  • Respond to a wide range of financial crime enquiries, ensuring that the information provided is clearly understood by the business.
  • Work with the Financial Crime Team to deliver targeted face-to-face training across the business and to communicate any necessary awareness initiatives.
  • Support Financial Crime Team related projects, providing assistance to manage and deliver these projects in a timely manner.
  • Support the Financial Crime Team to evaluate new products and services, clients and geographies to determine the level of financial crime risk, and update policies and procedures in order to mitigate those risks.

Qualifications & Experience required -

  • Educated to a degree level, or with equivalent experience
  • A basic understanding and working knowledge of current financial crime practices and techniques.
  • Experience of the working within, the UK regulatory framework as it applies to insurance/reinsurance/broking environment, with a particular focus on financial crime risk.
  • Understanding of latest regulatory developments and key current issues facing insurance brokers.
  • Knowledge of the UK and US Anti Money Laundering/Sanctions & Terrorist Financing regulatory environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Advocates client service as a core discipline.
  • Takes a hands-on practical problem-solving approach to achieving business outcomes and to ensuring that the right business culture and behaviours are being pursued.
  • Ability to deal constructively with uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • An excellent attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and good active listening skills
  • The ability to take a pragmatic/commercial approach in understanding and applying regulatory requirements.
  • Able to get up to speed on new subjects quickly, and deliver high quality output within tight deadlines
If you are interested in this role, please apply below or contact me for more information. 

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.