6 months ago
• Financial Crime Senior Analyst in our Suspicions Team, in our head offices in Swindon
• £25,421 - £36,720 a year on a Permanent contract, working 35 hours per week
• Salary dependant on current package and internal policy
• Send in your application by 01/03/2019
The Financial Crime department are responsible for protecting Nationwide and its members from all types of financial crime, including; fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions compliance and bribery and corruption. This role is in a department with; an outstanding reputation, captivating subject matter and industry leading results that will see you work alongside advanced detection systems, reacting to ever changing methods of financial crime, whilst striving to deliver exceptional customer experience.
The Financial Crime Senior Analyst is responsible for carrying out thorough investigations on Nationwide’s customer base in order to identify potential risks to the Society, and engaging with law enforcement as appropriate.
Who we're looking for
As a minimum requirement you must have:
• Knowledge of Nationwide’s products, processes and systems, focusing banking and savings and supporting distribution channels
• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding AML processes and systems and application of these, with extensive experience in managing Suspicious Activity Reports and Politically Exposed Persons
• Significant experience in conducting investigations, including analysing and assimilating large and diverse amounts of information to establish the facts in a given situation and using sound unbiased judgement to recommend an informed outcome
• Management of sanctioned individuals, entities and payment, including seeking appropriate licences from external bodies
• Knowledge of anti-money laundering / combating terrorist financing, both practical and theoretical, including legislation and regulation
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and high attention to detail and the ability to produce quality documentation and reporting
• Strong time management, prioritisation and organisation skills
• Proven presentation, facilitation, negotiation, influencing, training skills, focusing upon training new starters and ongoing coaching
• Ability to work with multiple stakeholders at all levels, maintaining a professional, objective and independent approach, ensuring discretion is demonstrated when working on highly sensitive and strictly confidential matters
It would be nice if you also had:
• ICA Financial Crime or AML qualification
• Awareness and understanding of wider aspects of financial crime regulation and legislation relating to AML, Sanctions and predicate offences such as fraud.
• Knowledge of financial crime systems and controls
What you'll be doing
• Conducting investigations and enhanced due diligence into complex suspicions, Politically Exposed Persons and other high risk relationships.
• Writing timely and concise Suspicious Activity Reports to the National Crime Agency, including the managing Nationwide’s defence against money laundering / terrorist financing.
• Reviewing and authorising investigations completed by Analysts ensuring these meet standards set by internal procedures and outcomes covering future management of cases being in line with internal risk appetite.
• Completing quality assurance, providing timely, constructive and concise feedback to team members.
• Providing ongoing technical guidance and support to AML Analysts as and when required.
• To maintain all operational processes and procedures, ensuring they comply within internal policies and standards, looking to realise efficiencies and improvement opportunities.
• Providing technical expertise on local business area initiatives relating to AML and wider aspects of financial crime.
• Delivering appropriate training and education to team members so to maintain and enhance their awareness, understanding and ability to perform their roles.
• Managing customer complaints and appeals in an open, fair and transparent manner.