Sanctions Screening Escalations - Banking - London

Job Title: Sanctions Screening Escalations - Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry: financial services
Salary: Up to £65000 per annum
REF: BBBH20085_1542139228
Contact Name: Anna Dunne
Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

A global banking group is seeking a Sanctions Screening Escalations AVP. They will have responsibility for testing and monitoring of the banks's clients and transactions to help minimise the financial crime risk.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing escalations from screening of payments that are flagged as sanctions risks
  • Investigate any relevant matches and conduct in-depth investigations
  • Conduct daily customer database screening
  • Manage sanctions lists from external authorities and ensure that the internal lists are current and up to date and make internal process improvements

Role Requirements

  • Rounded practical understanding of financial crime risk (AML and Sanctions) within banking
  • Understanding of risk management and controls
  • Ability to identify and communicate relevant improvements to the team and wider financial crime function
  • Solid understanding of banking products and the UK regulatory environment
  • Broad knowledge of global sanction regimes