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Financial Crime Officer (12-month Maternity Cover)

Contract @Northreach in Banking , in Financial Crime
  • United Kingdom, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : February 26, 2024
  • Salary: £45,000.00 - £50,000.00 / Yearly
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  • Job ID 10735
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Job Description

Northreach is a dynamic recruitment agency that connects businesses with top talent in the Financial Services, Fintech, and digital sectors. Our mission is to provide a seamless and personalised recruitment experience for clients and candidates, and to create a positive work environment that encourages equality, innovation, and professional growth.

We are proud to have partnered with a thriving international banking institution based in the heart of London Bridge. This esteemed bank has quickly gained prominence as a leading financial institution, offering innovative solutions to clients in the UK & beyond.

Please note this is a 12-month maternity cover


  • Carry out KYC/AML analysis on customer files
  • Monitor new and existing customer accounts, in accordance with the Financial Crime Monitoring Plan
  • Ensure KYC remedial work is performed as required
  • Assess and analyse financial crime risks and compliance concerns associated with both customers and products
  • Assist with preventing money laundering, terrorist financing and other illicit financial activities
  • Prepare accurate and timely data on customers for reporting to higher management
  • Perform data analysis for reporting purposes
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports and MI on AML matters
  • Support to prepare SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports)
  • Carry out ad-hoc investigations and review customer accounts for KYC/AML purposes
  • Liaise with external suppliers regarding electronic AML verification
  • Undertake ad-hoc AML/TF/sanctions reporting and risk assessments as needed
  • Keep abreast of regulatory, legislative change and industry specific updates and help assess any material impacts to the business
  • Support with transaction monitoring and sanctions screening, resolving alerts and reporting on this
  • Maintain the PEP register
  • Review the quality and accuracy of EDD, CDD, source of funds, client information, client profiling and suitability during the account opening process


  • 2+ years experience in an AML focussed position, within Banking
  • Experience of working in a customer-focussed environment
  • Demonstrated experience of working successfully in a team
  • Recognised financial crime qualification preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UK money laundering, terrorist financing and FCA regulation
  • Strong reporting and observational skills
  • Strong research skills

Northreach is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age. We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and hiring practices, therefore only partner with business that promote DEI. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all employees.

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