Sanctions Advisory Officer - London

London, United Kingdom
22 Jan 2023
26 Jan 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Ebury is a hyper-growth FinTech firm, named in 2021 as one of the top FinTech's to work for by Glassdoor and AltFi. We offer a range of products including FX risk management, trade finance, currency accounts, international payments and API integration.

Financial Crime Compliance Sanctions - Sanctions Advisory Officer

Ebury London Victoria Office

The Role

The Sanctions Advisory Officer will report into the Group Head of Sanctions and will be responsible for managing the 2nd line Sanctions Compliance function within Ebury, one of the fastest-growing Fintech companies in the world.

They will play a key role in maintaining the firm's sanctions compliance framework to ensure alignment with UN, EU, UK and US sanctions and our banking partners.

This role has a key part in the company's future growth strategy and so this is an opportunity for candidates to make a mark in Ebury and its growth ambitions, candidates must be prepared to meet challenging strategic objectives.

- Supporting and reporting to the Group Head of Sanctions in maintaining the firm's sanctions compliance framework
- Analysis of escalations received through Sanctions Exposure by front office
- Support the advisory function to the first and second lines of defence on clients and transactions with potential or actual sanctions exposure
- Support the delivery of Sanctions MI to give transparency of sanctions risk across the firm
- Support the Group Head of Sanctions on relevant project work across the first or second lines where consideration of sanctions is required
- Support the Group Head of Sanctions with internal investigations in connect to actual or potential sanctions breaches
- Support the Group Head of Sanctions with any internal and external reporting obligations arising from actual or potential sanctions breaches
- Working closely with the Financial Crime operations on sanctions related matters and projects such as, name screening, payment screening and KYC processes
- Working closely with the Financial Crime Escalations on sanctions related matters and projects

Role requirements:
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience either working in compliance or a financial crime related operational role
  • Must have experience of international sanction regulations (UN, EU, UK and US)
  • Must be a team player but can adapt to work independently when required
  • Can demonstrate the ability to effectively manage stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to adapt to a fast changing global business environment
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and be proactive in completing cases under time sensitive conditions
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills allowing the candidate to identify financial crime risks and address them accordingly
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • High competency in Microsoft Office suite and Google Docs software (desired)
  • Candidate should be fluent in English and another language (desired)

About Us

Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector.

Founded in 2009, we are headquartered in London and have more than 1300 staff with a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide. Cultural diversity is part of what makes Ebury a special place to be. From Sao Paulo to Dubai, Bucharest to Toronto, we enjoy sharing team experiences and celebrating success across the Ebury family.

Hard work pays off: in 2019, Ebury received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and has won internationally recognised awards including Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies.

None of this would have been possible without our proudest achievement: our great people. Enthusiastic, innovative and collaborative teams, always ready to disrupt and revolutionise the fast-paced FinTech sector.

We believe in inclusion. We stand against discrimination in all forms and have no tolerance for the intolerance of differences that makes us a modern and successful organisation. At Ebury, you can be whoever you want to be and still feel a sense of belonging no matter your story because we want you and your uniqueness to help write our future.

Please submit your application on the careers website directly, uploading your CV / resume in English.
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