Financial Crime Analyst

Compliance Associate UK

  • / Salary: £40-£50k
  •  Contract Type: Permanent
  •  Location: London

Our client, a niche alternative investment firm with established operations in the UK, is looking to recruit a Financial Crime Analyst to join their expanding team. Reporting directly to the Head of Compliance, you will be responsible for all aspects relating to financial crime, including managing the full KYC, Client onboarding and due diligence requirements working closely with the first line team.

Key responsibilities · Providing guidance on KYC, Client onboarding and due diligence requirements · Conduct reviews of all clients onboarded to ensure client data and information is up to date · Support the Head of Compliance and MLRO implementing financial crime risk migration plans · Assist with investigations of all suspicious activity reporting transactions · Support with all financial crime due diligence requirements to ensure decisions are handled appropriately · Communicate with the business key components of the Financial Crime Program, assist with the delivery of financial crime training sessions · Assist with the collating monthly, quarterly and annual management information decks to convey the current and emerging financial crime risks · Review all alerts generated in connection with potential Sanction breaches, negative news and PEP status · Participate in group strategic initiatives that provide a sustainable business model for groups growth

Experience required · 1-3 years experience in a financial crime environment · Proven experience performing an AML/KYC due diligence/ Client onboarding role · Familiar with AML/KYC regulations and industry guidelines · Familiar with the KYC and Client Due diligence process · Prior experience working in financial services · Strong attention to detail, proactive and organized · Ability to collaborate with front office teams, building rapport with internal stakeholders and compliance colleagues

William McCoppin

William McCoppin

William has experience across multiple markets, specialising in compliance and financial crime at the interim, mid-to-senior and executive level.