AML / Sanctions - AVP - Permanent


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Olivia Biddiss


AML / Sanctions - AVP 
£43,000 - £48,000

cer Financial are working with an international bank to fill their new vacancy of an AVP AML / Sanctions. 

The successful Assistant AML / Sanctions AVP responsibilities will be:

  • Undertake investigations into the alerts formed by the Anti-Money Laundering ('AML') application (and other AML Transaction Monitoring Systems).  
  • Process a monthly retrospective review of Import Letters of Credit. ·  
  • Investigate 'Hot List' and Reactivated Account alerts day-to-day
  • Perform the '4 eyes' check of other Analysts' work, in order to guarantee quality and accuracy of investigations to be delivered to the EMEA Office Local MLROs.  
  • Complete and send investigation discoveries/conclusions of analysis of alerts to the particular EMEA Office Local MLROs on a timely basis.  
  • Escalate any suspicious, or possibly suspicious, activity instantly in accordance with local procedures. 
  • To review the output from the AML Transaction Monitoring System and recommend changes, where suitable, to support with the fine tuning of AML system parameters and settings.  
  • Confirm that the Globally Applicable Rules for Transaction Monitoring and local regulatory necessities form the basis of AML investigations and that they are obeyed.  
  • Assist with the updating of the AML Desktop Procedure Manual, to reflect changes in operating processes/working practices.  
  • Knowledge of most Compliance associated issues and AML, Sanctions and Fraud.  
  • Participate in other ad-hoc duties as required in relation to Financial crime.

The Assistant VP - AML / Sanctions skills will include:

  • Being educated to 'A' level (or equivalent) is standard and an AML Financial Crime Certificate or Qualification would be a benefit.  
  • Established background in an AML Transaction Monitoring environment with some experience to Sanctions and Fraud.  
  • Acquaintance of the different types of Commercial Banking products (i.e. Customer Accounts, Correspondent Banking, Money Market, Foreign Exchange, Lending and Trade Finance) plus understanding with Money Transfer systems, such as Montran and SWIFT.  
  • Knowledge and hands-on involvement of vendor automated AML Transaction Monitoring systems (such as Fortent, Mantas or other comparable systems).  
  • Awareness of current AML Transaction Monitoring regulatory requirements and guidance provided by AML International bodies
  • Understanding and practice of ‘Risk based Approach’ pertaining to Financial Crime procedures.  
  • Awareness with worldwide sanction regimes (e.g. HMT, EU, OFAC, MOFA, UN). 
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Consultant's Name
Olivia Biddiss

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Olivia joined cer Financial in February 2014

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