Compliance & AML Officer

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Job Sector:
Financial Services
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�55k - 60k per year
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Our client is looking for a Compliance & AML Officer to join their team.

About the Role

As Compliance & AML Officer this role will offer you the opportunity to combine your knowledge and experience with your passion for business compliance and policy, being part of the compliance function in the London office. The successful candidate will have a focus on compliance monitoring and anti-money laundering policy and procedures for the business, including interaction with their Jersey and Dubai offices.

Applicants must have strong compliance technical knowledge and proven practical experience, together with a good understanding of the FCA handbook, JMLSG guidance and AML legislation.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Ongoing maintenance of policies and procedures for AML & ABC to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance and updating of KYC documentation;
* Conduct compliance monitoring reviews in accordance with the Compliance Monitoring Plan ("CMP") to test compliance with systems and controls (including policies and procedures);
* Independent file reviews of the 1st line to test processes and procedures for our platform services and pension activities;
* Act as the primary point of contact for the business in respect of AML queries;
* Participate in relevant committees;
* For any Customer Due Diligence (CDD) alerts, review or failures, investigate and provide guidance to the 1st line for the acceptance of the customer;
* Maintenance of the SAR register and all records relating to internal and external SARs;
* Provision of adequate AML training to relevant employees annually and for new starters including testing understanding;
* Assist the UK Head of Compliance with maintaining appropriate systems and controls in relation to financial crime;
* Stay abreast of latest regulatory developments relating to AML and other forms of financial crime contributing to regulatory change and horizon scanning;
* Provision and maintenance of MI to ensure accuracy and flow of information in relation to AML, ABC and compliance monitoring activity;
* Identify financial crime risk triggers and carry out investigations;
* Sanctions and PEP screening and ongoing compliance monitoring;
* Assist in the provision of regular internal compliance reports;
* Work on projects under the direction of the Head of UK Compliance.

Experience, Qualifications and Attributes sought after:

* Strong technical knowledge of UK financial services regulation, financial crime, including AML, sanctions, high risk customers, fraud and ABC;
* Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail with a pragmatic approach to problem solving;
* Good written and oral communication skills;
* Manage multiple projects/events simultaneously;
* Prepare and deliver relevant training;
* Ability to work independently;
* Ability to provide challenge in a positive and constructive manner;
* Ability to communicate at senior management level;

About our Client

Established in Australia in 2001, our client has grown to be a market-leading provider of investment platforms, investment management, portfolio administration and CRM solutions with offices in London, Coventry, Jersey, Australia, Armenia, Dubai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

The world's leading financial advisers, trustees, investment managers, institutions, accountants, family offices` and product providers use our client's services to manage or administer over �63 billion worth of investment

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