Shawbrook are looking to recruit a Financial Crime Investigations Officer to join the second line financial crime team in Group Risk. As the Financial Crime Investigations Officer you’ll support the Head of Financial Crime & MLRO and the FC Investigations Manager in the prevention, detection and investigation of financial crime issues, including money laundering, fraud (internal and external), market abuse, bribery & corruption and other regulatory malpractice, and the remediation of related regulatory processes such as AML, Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), sanctions etc. This will include:
Providing guidance, policy management and input to businesses on financial crime matters, management practices and standards to ensure the Bank remains compliant.
Support law enforcement and regulatory engagement on specific financial crime issues and risks; and ensuring that relevant issues are brought to the attention of the Head of Financial Crime and MLRO
Key responsibilities will include the below:
Support the Head of Financial Crime & MLRO and the FC Investigations Manager maintain a strong Financial Crime Operating Model as a member of the Financial Crime Compliance Team.
Provide guidance and input to the businesses on financial crime matters, best practices and standards to ensure the Bank remains compliant in financial crime matters, specifically around transaction screening and monitoring, and fraud.
Review of all financial crime related transaction monitoring reports and investigation into any irregularities, formulating any internal or external reports as necessary.
Investigate Suspicious Activity Reports and where applicable make an external disclosure to the relevant law enforcement agency such as the National Crime Agency or Jersey/Guernsey Financial Crime Unit’s.
Assist in the oversight of the Transaction Monitoring Framework, underpinned by MI monitoring to include monthly and quarterly reports to the Enterprise Risk Management Committee, Board Risk Committee and Audit Committee.
Identify the impact of financial crime related regulatory developments, business issues, operational failures or regulatory breaches and ensure that Financial Crime Controls Framework is enhanced accordingly.
Assist and support the transaction monitoring framework for the Bank through regular review of inherent risks and key controls and compliance with financial crime policies, in order to ensure business areas operate within risk appetite
Suitable candidates will have the following experience:
Proven financial crime investigations experience gained within a financial services environment or law enforcement/investigation.
Successful track record of achievement with financial crime related responsibilities.
Good product and sector knowledge of the broad financial services regulatory regime
Evidence of forensic skills and/or aptitude, logical and analytical
Conversant with relevant UK Financial Crime regulations, obligations and industry best practice guidelines such as POCA, ML regulations, Fraud Act, Bribery Act, Terrorism Act,
FCA Handbook content and JMLSG as we as other relevant financial crime legislation
To apply for this job please visit careers.shawbrook.co.uk.