Senior Financial Crime Adviser - Global AML Project (12 Month FTC)
London - Canary Wharf
Group / Team
General Counsel & Risk
Fixed Term Contract
Assisting the Firm in its compliance with its financial crime obligations, including:
Oversight and training of a team of Junior Financial Crime Analyst FTCs.
Undertaking AML/CDD checks and risk assessments for the firm's existing Australian client base, including screening for sanctions, PEPs and other high-risk indicators.
Assisting in the management of the firm's new business workflow, including the prioritisation and delegation of new business requests.
Advising stakeholders within the firm on complex financial crime and CDD queries, while building a strong understanding of the firm and the types of matters/transactions it undertakes.
Ensuring the AML/CDD client identification checks are completed in a timely manner and liaising with the matter team where necessary to obtain additional CDD information & documentation.
Preparing and presenting training to the internal NBI teams.
Carry out initial research on clients by using a variety of different research tools including analysis of structure charts and other materials to establish the true beneficial ownership of the client.
Liaising with the other New Business Intake teams to ensure a joined up and efficient process for the fee earners and PA's.
Skills, experience and qualifications
Skills, experience and qualifications:
Candidates should have a degree (law degree advantageous but not required; 2:1 or above preferred) and have worked in a Financial Crime environment in the regulated sector, or with a regulatory body or law enforcement for at least 3 years.
Good understanding of the financial crime regulatory landscape and a desire to develop further in this area.
Excellent research and analytical skills.
Good commercial awareness.
Ability to prioritise workload.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to work autonomously and prioritise multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent verbal, written and face to face communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines.