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Senior Compliance Analyst

  • Location

    Docklands, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Duerden

  • Contact email:

    scottd@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    SDIISCA01_1616432763

  • Published:

    4 months ago

Our client, a leading International FX & Payments business are looking to hire a Senior Compliance Analyst. This is a fantastic 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.

Main responsibilities of the Senior Compliance Analyst will include;

  • Perform CDD/EDD on both new and existing engagements (ongoing due diligence)
  • End to end and high-risk transaction monitoring. Investigating alerts and potential issues through to resolution
  • MIFID onboarding and working alongside our CF30
  • 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

To be considered for this position, ideal candidates musty have the following experience and skills;

  • Significant experience within AML Compliance - FX/Payments background desirable
  • Good understanding of complex ownership structures, Funds, Trusts etc
  • 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
  • Robust communication, organisation and time management skills.

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