Financial Crime Analyst


Compliance Department

Head Office

Job Summary: You will be expected to work in close collaboration with the Risk and Internal Audit function to safeguard the interests of the bank and to be in line with regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Undertake day to day monitoring of Financial Crime risk on the AML automated tool.
  • Update caution list and Monitoring Tool sanction list
  • Maintain a local caution list without the risk of tipping off
  • Generate Financial Crime Reports and help the Financial Crime Specialist in analysis of reports
  • Conduct investigative/intelligence research of alerted client account activity originating from a transaction monitoring system and review for potential money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crime activities
  • Conduct investigative/intelligence analysis of collected information derived from varying sources such as, internal bank records/KYC documentation, banker contact, external search engines and open source websites
  • Draft assessment summaries and other written investigative/intelligence products to support decisions and recommendations
  • Maintain a financial crime risk matrix to feed into the compliance risk matrix
  • Help in preparing training pack for AML/ Sanction.
  • Participate actively in the review of parameters for AML monitoring
  • Participate in day to day monitoring of Financial Crime risk on the AML automated tool (swift Transfers)
  • Ability to identify red flags and suspicious activity related to money laundering
  • Maintain a log for all accounts under monitoring
  • Provide sanction advice to stakeholders/Business unit
Technical Skills:
  • Strong research skills and an understanding of intelligence analysis tools and techniques
  • Experience with on-line research systems including the Internet
  • A lateral thinking attitude is encouraged
  • In-depth Analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Willingness to learn Sanctions Requirements
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Behavioural Skills/ Competencies:
  • Excellent planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work in a team and a proven team player
  • Proactive, dynamic and solution provider
  • Excellent oral and written communication
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Degree in Management/Banking and Finance/Accountancy or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience in the financial sector
  • 1 year of experience specific to intelligence analysis work would be an advantage
Please ensure all your personal, academic and professional details are up to date before sending your CV and motivation letter through our website or to the following email address: [email protected]. Any incomplete application or those received by post will not be considered. Management reserves the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement.

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