Assistant Compliance Manager

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Duerden

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:


Our client, a leading international Bank based in the West End of London are searching for an Assistant Compliance Manager for a 12 month FTC, to join their growing Compliance Team.

The UK Compliance team is responsible for managing the compliance framework across the UK business. This includes providing ongoing guidance and advice to staff on compliance matters, product reviews and customers, together with ensuring any new UK regulation and/or European directives are implemented across the UK business.

Main responsibilities of the Assistant Compliance Manager will include;

▪ Assisting with investigating and responding to Regulatory authorities and FCA enquiries as instructed

▪ Assisting with investigating and responding to internal enquiries relating to potential compliance risks/breaches

▪ Assist the manager in providing training, guidance to the business as and when necessary

▪ Assisting in monitoring UK regulatory developments and assessing the impact on the London Branch

▪ Assisting with all reporting for management and EXCO reporting

▪ Assisting regulatory reporting

▪ Keeping up to date with Regulatory Developments

▪ Provide day to day support to the London Business on all regulatory matters

▪ Provide cover for MLRO or Compliance Director in their absence

▪ Ensure all real-time payments generated in Fircosoft (Continuity) System are investigated and any matches are cleared in a timely manner

▪ To review escalations on Transaction Monitoring System - Fiserve (Erase) on a daily basis

▪ To review escalations on Fircosoft (Trust) System on a monthly basis

▪ To review escalations on DJ Factiva System on a monthly basis

▪ Prepare and Validate external regulatory reports - AEOI, REP 017, CBUAE RBS Report and REP CRIM

▪ Communicate with the RM to follow up on any information requests.

▪ Dealing with real-time issues as they come in and ensuring they are approved accordingly

▪ To maintain all the compliance registers and assist with the preparation of regular reports/management information both internal and external

▪ Assisting the Compliance Director with training for the London Branch staff

▪ Active involvement with any Compliance related project i.e. KYC and AML Projects

▪ Assist the Head of Compliance and Compliance Director with day to day matters when required

▪ Assist with internal and external audit reviews

▪ To conduct monthly Financial Crime Close and Continuous Monitoring

▪ Assisting with Investment Trade Monitoring

▪ Conduct User Assisted Testing of compliance systems when required

▪ Assist with Financial Crime investigations 3

▪ Assist with Second Line Annual KYC reviews

▪ Support and advice business on Compliance processes

▪ Assist business with customer onboarding

▪ Assist the UK Tanfeeth Team with compliance monitoring escalations

▪ Deputise for the DMLRO, when required.

To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience & skills;

▪ 24 months minimum UK Compliance experience with Financial Crime exposure

▪ Desired Financial Crime qualification (i.e. Certificate in Anti Money Laundering or Sanctions)

▪ Analytical mind and methodological and a mechanical focus

▪ Volume focus and ability to perform to daily tight deadlines and under pressure

▪ Excellent command of written and spoken English

▪ Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills

▪ An able team player

▪ Ability to work on own initiative and ability to prioritise work

▪ Exceptional time management skills with the ability to thrive whilst working under pressure

▪ Accurate organized individual, flexible and happy to undertake any task in support of the team members and thus the customer.

▪ Excellent knowledge of MS Office skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

▪ Should have a positive "can do" attitude combined with a flexible approach to the tasks required

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