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Senior Financial Crime Analyst

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hemang Sejpal

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


Job title

Senior Financial Crime Adviser - Global AML Project (12 Month FTC)


London - Canary Wharf

Group / Team

General Counsel & Risk

Role type

Business Services

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Working pattern

Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.