Banking

Senior KYC Analyst – Reputable International Bank

Published:
15th November 2021
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Category:
Banking  
Job Type:
Salary:
£50,000 - £62,000 plus excellent banking benefits
Role:
Compliance

Description

This position is responsible for conducting customer due diligence (CDD) when On Boarding new clients, completing periodic/trigger reviews and ongoing name screening, in line with Bank's policies, procedures, and regulatory obligations. The Analyst is also responsible for working with key stakeholders in both the first and second line of defence to ensure that Bank understands its customers, and customers' business, operates, and understands appropriate systems and controls in the prevention of financial crime and money laundering.

Duties include:

  • Responsible for the management and accurate completion of customer files as allocate by the Manager or responsible person within the team in respect of:

- New on boards
- Periodic and Triggers Reviews
- On-going screening
- Behavioural Monitoring

  • Ensures quality of work is in line with regulatory requirements, minimum standards and procedures including:-

- Conducting analysis and onboarding due diligence of case files
- Data quality, reconciliations and other checks in respect of customer data in T24
- Reconciliation of data held in CDD systems

  • Ensures SLA’s and turnaround times are met including:

- Business led SLA’s
- Financial Crime Appetite/Tolerance thresholds

  • Takes ownership and individual accountability of assigned cases
  • Uses appropriate case management tools and techniques to progress alerts in order to meet timescales for investigation
  • Conducts in-depth analysis, risk assessment and due diligence and where necessary further investigation of information provided /obtained/requested
  • Conducts in-depth analysis and investigation of sanctions & adverse media, PEP alerts, either system generated or referred by other areas of the bank
  • Has a good understanding of:

- Sanctions and Screening
- KYC documentation
- Source of Wealth requirements
- Standard and Enhanced due diligence requirements
-Escalation triggers and processes
- Products and Business lines

  • Recognise and mitigate reputational and other compliance/financial crime risk triggers
  • Provide accurate and complete due diligence to Quality Control (QC) /FCR
  • Participate in the day to day tasks of the department as directed

Requirements

  • Minimum of two years’ experience within the KYC/ AML/ Financial Crime Banking sector (essential)
  • Analytical skills in respect of a wide variety of client types including Financial Institutions, PLC’s, Corporates, SPV’s, Trusts, Funds. Previous experience in relation to EDD/ PEP (high Risk) on boarding is essential.
  • Understanding of the UK regulatory environment with regard to financial crime prevention (FCA, UK Money Laundering Regulations, UK Bribery act, FATF, JMLSG Guidelines). (essential)
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a high degree of accuracy. (essential)
  • Working knowledge of screening systems such as RDC, World Check, Bankers Almanac, SWIFT KYC Registry (desirable)
  • Good communication Skills (essential)
  • Able to work independently and effectively within a team environment (essential)

Aisha Ishaq

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