Financial Crime Advisory - KYC

London, United Kingdom
30 Jul 2022
29 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Financial Crime Advisory - KYC - 3 months - Canary Wharf - Hybrid Model - 3 days a week in the office and 2 days WFH - PAYE

GFCC is seeking a talented individual to join our EMEA GFCC KYC Advisory team. This position requires a self-motivated individual with a strong financial crimes background including risk management and sanctions experience along with knowledge of regulatory trends. This position further requires business acumen, strategic and creative thinking, understanding and analysis of AML risk, strong project management skills, ability to multi-task in a fast- paced environment, as well as maintaining advanced research and analytical skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review escalations related to KYC policy exceptions for the Corporate and Investment Bank and Commercial Bank clients booking to EMEA
  • Provide SME advice and guidance to business and KYC support staff on complex onboardings and operationalisation of policy requirements
  • Review PEP and Negative Media escalations
  • Support the first line on client calls when dealing with specific AML regulatory requirements
  • Perform ad-hoc risk assessments of client due diligence records for a variety of high risk clients (including financial institutions such as hedge funds, private equity firms, broker dealers, correspondent banks and money remitters) relating to financial crimes, vulnerability to proceeds of crime and reputational risk
  • Participate in the development and implementation of projects and GFCC initiatives
  • Manage multiple and often competing priorities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Identify significant risk issues and escalating appropriately
  • Collaborate with partners across multiple disciplines and functions

  • Proven ability to make sound decisions, including escalation when appropriate, regarding KYC, AML or sanction risks
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and organisation skills
  • Demonstrate sharp attention to details in reviewing escalations to GFCC and executing initiatives to ensure the highest quality deliverables in the allotted timeframe
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication
  • Sound knowledge of AML rules and regulations including industry practice in UK and EMEA
  • A good understanding of CIB and CB business, product and client base
  • Build strong relationships with business and cross functional stakeholders engaging and influencing as appropriate
  • Proven record of working in a global, fast-paced environment and under tight timelines to deliver high-quality results

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