Job: Anti-Money Laundering Officer

Salary £18,000 – £21,000
Location Northwich
Job Information

Our client are a leading international bank and due to recent growth within the organisation they are now looking to recruit an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Officer to join the busy, back office team at Northwich.

The role of the AML Officer is to work within the Compliance and Risk Department, reporting to the Compliance Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain knowledge of this specialist area; who has an aptitude for complex investigative work, who is looking for a challenginf and varied role within the Bank’s first line of defence.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the team to ensure the Bank’s AML systems and Controls meet or exceed required regulatory standard.
  • Ensuring the Bank’s systems and controls meet or exceed the required regulatory standards in respect of Data protection and information security.
  • Maintain the Bank’s Business Continuity plan ensuring it is up to date and meets or exceeds regulatory standards and is fit for purpose.
  • Assist in the management of compliance/contingency/risk issues within own area of control and for the Bank.
  • Help ensure that the business maintains an appropriate level of awareness of AML and to monitor adherence to the firms Anti Money Laundering Policies and Procedures.
  • Help draft annual reports to the senior management of the firm relating to the effectiveness of anti-money laundering procedures.
  • Help arrange and ensure that all staff have appropriate training in relation to money laundering.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/ Attributes:

  • Previous compliance work experience within the financial services industry and compliance is desirable.
  • Work experience in a multi-disciplined team across business units is also desirable.
  • Knowledge of legislation and regulation surrounding financial crime.
  • Excellent communication skills both written (including report writing) and verbal
  • Strong planning and organising skills
  • Meticulous and good team player and able to work on own initiative.
  • A good attention to detail, adaptability, a keenness to learn and accurate keyboard skills.
  • Ability to build relationships effectively, both in the immediate team and wider business

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