07 Sep 2020

Financial Crime Compliance Officer

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An international bank is seeking a Financial Crime Compliance Officer, to acts as assistant to the MLRO and fulfils a broad role within the team, but with a particular bias toward AML, CFT and financial crime risk management within the business. 

Key duties:

  • Provide administrative support services to the MLRO.
  • Provide support services to  management and staff in respect of financial crime compliance matters and act as the main liaison between the company and the team for financial crime matters.
  • Take responsibility for the accuracy and execution of allocated tasks as part of the Compliance
  • Monitoring Programmes
  • Assist in identifying and appropriately managing compliance risks and assist in the development, enhancement and implementation of active Compliance Monitoring Programmes.
  • Participate actively in the assessment of risks associated with the client base, particularly during the “take-on” and “trigger event” phases.
  • Assist the Head of Risk with the implementation of tasks and controls as they apply to bank. 

The desirable candidate will have the following skills: 

  • Good communication/interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Ability to use initiative where necessary
  • Solid negotiation skills and the ability to stay firm under pressure.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Suitable professional qualification(s) (ICA certificate level or STEP equivalent)
  • Business minded approach
  • Good risk awareness and focus
  • Basic knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations


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