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AML Officer - Leading International Bank

Job Title: AML Officer - Leading International Bank
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East-Central London
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Salary: £65,000
Reference: CGV-17900
Contact Email: j.boxall@austinandrew.co.uk
Job Published: April 25, 2016 16:49

Job Description

I am currently looking for an AML Officer to join a Leading International Bank based in the City of London on an initial fixed term contract with a view to this becoming a permanent role. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing bank and team. You will report directly into the MLRO.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintain a thorough and up to date understanding of all regulations relating to AML issues
- Update and maintain effective policies and procedures in relation to AML
- Investigate and review any suspicious activity that is highlighted by the bank’s sanctions and transaction monitoring systems
- Assist the MLRO with providing bank-wide training in relation to Financial Crime issues
- Filling out and escalating SARs as required when identified by bank’s transaction monitoring system
- Collation and preparation of regular MI in relation to AML

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE
- Previous experience in an AML role with a similar International bank
- Previous experience within Transaction Monitoring and of filling out SARs
- Knowledge of JMLSG, ML Regs 2007, POCA 2002, 3EUMLD, international sanctions
- Bilingual - English and Chinese Language skills preferred but not essential

Salary on offer is up to £65k plus excellent benefits. Please bear in mind that this is on an initial FTC basis with a view to making this a permanent position. All CVs and enquiries to James Boxall at Austin Andrew. j.boxall@austinandrew.co.uk