Financial Crime Assistant
TO £40,000 + 15% Non-Con Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Central London

Growing London operation of international banking group with global assets $20billion. The business comprises FX/MM, commercial and wholesale banking together with retail activities.


  • University degree and any relevant professional qualifications
  • 2-5 years in financial crime related role.
  • Experience with Fraud, Money Laundering monitoring, control testing.
  • Highly efficient, team player, with good attention to detail, accuracy
  • High standard performer that enjoys working in a dynamic and small team
  • Ability to work unsupervised, to tight deadlines and to withstand occasionally high pressure demands
  • Accuracy and high level of numeracy and literacy
  • Good working knowledge of Windows suite
  • Ability to examine and evaluate regulatory rules & legislation

Reporting to the MLRO/Deputy MLRO you will assist the Financial Crime Department in its role as second line of defence by undertaking financial crime monitoring in accordance with the group Financial Crime Monitoring & Assurance Framework. The role includes the following:

  • Assist team with 2LOD assurance testing as required by the Financial Crime Monitoring & Assurance schedule.
  • Discount daily client database screening matches raised on World Check & Safewatch and escalate as required
  • Maintain collation of client associated individuals/entities not logged in Equation for Worldcheck batch screening
  • Maintain departmental registers including gifts & hospitality, regulatory change tracker & any internal project trackers e.g. Oracle Mantas
  • Maintain records of remediation requirements resulting from the financial crime monitoring & assurance work and ensure action points are tracked with regards to delays/progress/completion
  • Maintain RCSA register and log any new processes as required
  • Maintain audit point recommendations arising from internal audits, third party reviews and the MLRO report
  • Complete all other departmental admin requirements
  • Assist with client investigations including additional screening and adverse media checks
  • Maintain SAR correspondence, investigation files & SAR register
  • Maintain Fraud investigation register and all corresponding investigation documents