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Compliance Analyst

  • Location

    Docklands, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Will Goodman

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    Compliance Analy_1622736288

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Startdate:


My Client, a well established Payments business with vibrant offices in Canary Wharf are looking for a Compliance analyst to join their dynamic, growing team.

Job Description and Responsibilities

This is a brilliant opportunity for an individual to join at an exciting time of growth. It will suit an individual with significant AML Compliance exposure looking to develop their career and knowledge of onboarding funds, trusts and other investment businesses as well as SME corporates.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform CDD/EDD on both new and existing engagements (ongoing due diligence)
  • Conducting client classification and appropriateness assessments on professional clients
  • Retrospective file reviews in order to "refresh" client engagements
  • Screening - Sanctions, PEPs and Adverse Media
  • Assist with ad hoc compliance queries from front office and Operations
  • Investigating and escalating material risks and suspicious activity
  • Remaining abreast of UK legislation and regulatory change

Qualification and skills

  • Significant experience within AML Compliance - FX/Payments background desirable
  • Practical knowledge of JMLSG, the Money Laundering Regulations and Sanctions
  • Strong grasp of complex engagements and ownership structures
  • Good understanding of MIFID and associated product offerings
  • Relevant Professional qualification desirable e.g., ICA
  • Analytical problem-solver with a passion for lateral thinking
  • An excellent communicator and ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment
  • Remains clam under pressure with the ability to prioritise and manage upwards
  • Robust communication, organisation and time management skills

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