Our client is a leading international bank based in the City.
Deputise for Head and Deputy Head of Investigation in absence and provide 4 eyes function where appropriate in relation to Forensics referrals.
Responding to enquiries from the business in a timely manner.
Analysing documentation, automated alerts, transactional data and conducting open source research / screening.
Identifying instances of fraud, trade based and other forms of laundering, PEP’s, Anti-Bribery / corruption, Counter Terrorist Financing and potential sanction matters.
Providing advice and guidance to EMEA front office departments to mitigate Financial Crime risk associated with regards to current customers and proposed trades / transactions, supplier engagements and corporate hospitality.
Provide support to, and conduct own investigations, including research in relation to internal staff investigations, money laundering, fraud, bribery & corruption and other financial crime which impacts the Bank across the EMEA region.
Detailing and summarising complex financial evidence into reports and statements tailored to target audiences.
Produce and provide analysis of the various reports from other Compliance areas, both qualitative and quantitative, of customers under active investigation.
Identify developing themes, assist in building control frameworks which proactively prevent or detect financial crime. Keep fully apprised of proposed changes to legislation, directives and guidance, and ensure that key points are communicated to Head of Fraud & Forensics.
Collate MI and draft reports in preparation for internal committees.
Draft Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) for submission to the MLRO/NCA.
To provide support to Head of Fraud & Forensics, MLRO, RCCO, and General Counsel on an ad hoc basis in relation to Special Case work projects for the EMEA region.
In conjunction with CPD Training unit produce and deliver specialist training with regards to Financial Crime across EMEA.
Experience in supporting Financial Crime teams, providing oversight and guidance to others.
Understanding and practical ability to apply the management of financial crime risks within the UK Banking environment.
Strong understanding AML / Fraud Transaction Monitoring Systems.
Ability to act as Financial Crime SME on behalf of CPD-FCG.
Knowledge of Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Bribery Act 2010, Fraud Act 2006. Police and Criminal Evidence Act, Disclosure rules and employment tribunals.
Knowledge of the wider financial crime landscape – UK and global.
Well organised with excellent ability to prioritise conflicting work whilst retaining an excellent attention to detail
ICA / ACAMS Accreditation in relevant financial crime subjects i.e. Trade Based Money Laundering, Fraud and Money Laundering desirable.
For further information please contact Natalie Eshelby