Compliance Officer - London- Financial Services

Job Title: Compliance Officer - London- Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
Reference: BBBH21067_1553875080
Contact Name: Erin Markcoons
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 15:58

Job Description

A UK based challenger bank are looking to a Compliance Officer to join their growing team. This is a rounded position covering core compliance and first and second line financial crime. Candidates must come from a similar position within a bank.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the bank is adhering to all relevant requirements including FATF, JMLSG, EU ML Directives, the sanctions regime, the Bribery Act
  • Review the firm's policies and procedures for countering the risk that the firm might be used to further financial crime.
  • Support the DMLRO in embedding robust procedures around on-going Transaction Monitoring, KYC On-boarding and Periodic Reviews
  • Ongoing monitoring of client transactions including sanctions screening to provide a level of assurance that the financial crime risk to the firm is mitigated.
  • Assessment of the effectiveness and robustness of the Anti-Money Laundering control
  • Ensure that Anti-Money associated procedures are reviewed annually.
  • Keep the bank up to date with the Data Protection policies and procedures
  • Ensure that the bank is adhering to compliance monitoring, Incidents and Breaches, Policies and Procedures, DPO Oversight, Audits and FCA requests.

Role Requirements

  • Understanding of banking and investment principles
  • Knowledge of Real Estate Finance and Investment transactions
  • Relevant qualifications such as ICA, CAMS or CISI
  • General Compliance and MCOB specialism