AML, Risk & Compliance Officer

Up to £46,000
08 Dec 2021
05 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

A prestigious US Firm is looking to hire a new AML, Risk & Compliance Officer on a permanent basis to be responsible for the AML checks, supporting the firms’ Money Laundering Reporting Office, the Risk & Compliance Director and the AML Risk & compliance Manager in all areas of compliance. This role is work the hours 9.30am – 5.30pm working 2 days in the office, 3 from home with a salary of up to £46,000 on offer plus fantastic benefits.

Responsibilities will include timely completion of AML process for all Firm clients, prioritising clients of the UK and international offices, performing Client Due Diligence (CDD) on entities identified, through various publicly available and Firm sources, and  liaising with partners to obtain information needed, performing Politically Exposed Person sanctions searches as necessary on natural persons, collecting personal identification and storing securely, updating Firm software tools and databases with relevant information, analyzing and evaluating AML software tools and databases, compiling relevant information into final AML pack for sign off by MLRO or Deputy MLRO, performing follow ups on outstanding AML files, ongoing monitoring on completed AML files and periodic checks on personal identification documentation obtained, assisting the AML Risk and Compliance Manager, the Risk and Compliance Director/Deputy MLRO and the MLRO in the review of the AML CDD process and implementation of new and more efficient processes and procedures, attending AML Team meetings and to perform other tasks and assist with special projects as requested by the Risk and Compliance Director/Deputy MLRO or other AML Team members.

Candidates need to be educated at degree level, have strong knowledge of AML legislation and guidance,  experience of performing CDD checks, with a high standard of written, organisational and communication skills and an advanced level of Microsoft Word.

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