Financial Crime Risk Associate

Warszawa, Poland
Ref: R-00106045 Contract: Full Time Posted: 21/04/20 Closes: 07/08/2020

Join us as a Financial Crime Risk Associate

  • This is an opportunity to take on a role where you’ll analyse, investigate and research issues that affect our organisation
  • You’ll own, develop and make sure that the risk and control governance framework and strategy is in place for your business sector
  • Hone your existing analytical skills and advance your career in this fast-paced role

What you'll do

You’ll adhere to the team’s risk appetite, policy standards and all relevant external laws, regulations and industry guidance across the sector. You’ll also deliver strategic intelligence and services which identify any potential risks and issues that would impact the bank, and contribute to the development of the team, and coach colleagues as needed.

It’ll also be your responsibility to:

  • Focus on actively keeping up to date with financial crime legal, regulatory and industry trends covering AML, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-tax evasion and Fraud areas to ensure the bank maintains an environment that is hostile to financial crime
  • Provide financial crime guidance to support bank-wide technology initiatives to enhance the control framework in areas including Transaction Monitoring
  • Liaise closely with financial crime first and second lines of defence across the bank to support the business in developing products that provide positive and safe customer journeys, providing challenge where required
  • Play a key role in supporting the delivery of a high quality, comprehensive, prevention focused intelligence function within financial crime
  • Provide support to delivery risk discovery activities such as Financial Crime Risk Assessments, Operational Risk & Control Assessments
    Maintain a log of Financial Crime Risk Issues and remedial actions

The skills you'll need

You’ll need good analytical, investigative and research skills and  the ability to use critical thinking to drive forward change in line with current and emerging financial crime requirements. You should also have experience of working within an intelligence team, specialised enhanced due diligence sector or similar specialist function.

You’ll also need:

  • Knowledge of financial crime risks, threats and regulatory landscape

  • Good analytical skills to review financial crime regulations and guidance and experience of sourcing and reviewing data and evidence to support risk discovery activities

  • Good interpersonal skills particularly in terms of relationship management and networking

  • The ability to understand and interpret the need of internal business, translating this into tangible deliverables

  • Experience of working internationally, or delivering products that have an international dimension

  • Experience of delivering financial crime technology change programmes, although this isn’t essential