AML Compliance Associate

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria, Bulgaria
Date Posted: 10-04-2018

Our client is a leader in the rapidly expanding field of online currency trading services for retail and institutional traders. The firm operates out of offices in San Francisco, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney and Sofia.
Purpose of the role:

The AML (Anti Money Laundering) Compliance Associate will be part of a dynamic team responsible for facilitating customer monitoring and investigations covering our clients world-wide client base. The AML Associate will work closely with the AML Monitoring Team performing customer monitoring in order to identify risks to the firm, oftentimes obtaining information from various sources, and be able to articulate those risks to relevant parties. The role will require a review of the control environment to identify deficiencies, determine remediation steps and provide recommendations for improvement. Additionally, the AML Associate will have responsibility for supporting regulatory screening, reporting, inquiry resolution and escalation handling. The AML Associate must demonstrate integrity, the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in an environment with strict deadlines, excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality with respect to highly sensitive information.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
 
  • Monitor and review various internal alerts and flagged activities
  • Identify and investigate potential policy breaches, conduct investigations, coordinate corrective action with the control functions required
  • Review customer documentation, inbound/outbound transactions, and account details for suspected financial crime activities
  • Perform regular customer reviews and manage trigger events
  • Provide advice, analysis, and/or resolution on compliance-related concerns and queries to various departments
  • Communicate with relevant business units to ensure corrective action is taken when necessary
  • Conduct investigations, prepares reports, and escalate cases to AML Management and AML Compliance Teams
  • Assist with the documentation of Financial Crime and KYC policies, controls, guidelines and procedures, which form the Financial Crime programme
  • Prepare and publish management information reporting
  • Perform other assignments and tasks as assigned by Management
     
Critical Knowledge, Skills & Experience



Essential
  • University degree required
  • 2-4 years Compliance or relevant department experience with regulatory compliance in a financial institution
  • All candidates must have high computer competency with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel), the Internet, and Adobe Acrobat
    Strong research skills; analytical and problem solving skills; and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks with aggressive time frames
  • All candidates must be able to maintain confidentiality, determine priorities and follow up in a timely fashion
  • Ability to summarize relevant case details to decision-makers to action
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced business environment
  • Ability to identify, develop and recommend “best practices.”
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Highly disciplined individual, self-motivated, and results-oriented
  • Self-starter and able to work with other departments and build smooth working relationships
     

Preferred
 
  • Compliance or regulatory experience; with working knowledge of the JMSLG, the 4th AML Directive and the FCA handbook
  • An undergraduate degree
  • Understanding of the UK regulatory requirements and EU Directives relates to UK anti-money laundering controls
    • Knowledge of financial markets, commodities, forex and on-line trading platforms


      If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your CV in English.

      All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. IC Recruiting Ltd. Recruitment license from National Agency of Employment No 2087/22.07.2016``
Timothy Howlett
InterContinental Recruiting

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
sofia@icrecruiting.eu
Phone:
(w) 359 2 811 1366
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