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A specialist Bank primarily serving emerging markets and based in Surrey is looking to fill a vacancy for an AVP Financial Crime Officer to join their growing AntiFinancial Crime team on a permanent basis. This role is suited to a candidate seeking a career with opportunities for international travel (up to 50% travel may be required).
The Bank is looking for an AVP Financial Crime Officer to work as part of the financial crime team to perform end toend onsite Client Risk Assessment visits for prospective and existing clients (EDD/CDD) in accordance with international financial crimes compliance best practices.
You will have strategic opportunity to inform the design and revision of financial crimes compliance policies, risk assessments and assist with the production of the MLRO report.
You will be expected to perform Gap Analyses with a view to implementing KYC remediation programmes for prospective clients to address gaps in their current compliance controls, track these remediations, and conduct validation visits at completion.
You will participate in the Unusual Activity Report management process which includes handling escalations and conducting client calls for investigative purposes.
Desired Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Must be able to break down and explain complex AML control findings in a report format (a writing sample will be requested).
Broad financial crimes regulatory knowledge including correspondent banking best practice.
Experience in transaction banking and payments products.
Stakeholder management expertise with a focus on interaction within the Business (an ability to balance compliance considerations and commercial factors.
Lateral thinking in terms of introducing and enhancing reporting, controls and compliance oversight.
Previous law enforcement, legal consultancy, government or regulatory experience.
Fluency in French or Spanish (Desirable).
This is a brilliant opportunity to work for a forwardthinking, international transaction bank with a wide client base consisting of governments, central banks, commercial banks and corporates. Candidates will work directly alongside senior management to develop, implement and embed bestinclass risk management and compliance practices within the organisation
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