Compliance Officer

Fixed Term Contract @Charlie Watson in Compliance
  • City of London View on Map
  • Post Date : December 18, 2023
  • Apply Before : June 18, 2024
  • Salary: £50,000.00 - £55,000.00 / Annual
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  • Job ID 40089

Job Description

Compliance Officer

City of London

Initially a 6-month fixed term contract

£50,000 – £55,000


cer Financial are working alongside a bank who are based in the City of London. They are seeking a Compliance Officer to work with them initially a 6-month fixed term contract.


The Responsibilities of a Compliance Officer Will Include:


  • The primary purpose of the due diligence analyst position is to review new account onboarding and ongoing Know Your customer (KYC) information/documents and ensuring compliance with the Bank’s established Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing (AML & CTF) programmes.
  • Analyse customers’ transactional activities to identify possible suspicious activities
  • Investigate possible money laundering, terrorist financing transactional and fraud activities
  • Detect and mitigate red flags for potential financial crime, including money laundering, terrorist financing activities and fraud as it appears in customer profiles and associated transactional activities
  • Raise suspicious activity report (SAR) where customer activity may indicate money laundering or terrorist financing suspicion
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the compliance and regulatory frameworks that apply to financial institutions
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) guidance and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requirements
  • Strong knowledge of Know Your Customer (KYC), Customer Due Diligence (CDD), Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), Source of Wealth (SoW), Source of Funds (SoF) requirements
  • Ensure the appropriate collection of required information/documents for new and existing customers to effectively support the Bank’s KYC and AML & CTF programmes.
  • Review documents and information to perform enhanced due diligence on higher risk customers including Politically exposed persons (PEPS) and correspondent banks


The Successful of a Compliance Officer Will Have:


  • Have at least 3 years of relevant AML experience within the financial services industry and have a strong knowledge and experience of KYC, CDD, EDD requirements at customer onboarding and ongoing levels
  • Strong understanding of the compliance and regulatory frameworks that apply to financial institutions regarding AML
  • Strong understand of the JMLSG, Financial crime guide / industry standards
  • Ability to analyse complex structures to determine risk exposure and identify KYC/AML requirements


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