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Lead Compliance Analyst - Financial Crime - Edinburgh

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Salary £40k to £75k
Type Permanent
Location Scotland
Sectors Compliance
UK & Regional
Investment & Middle Office
Job Reference UK2E/PXS/31207
Contact Priya Sirpal
Date posted 28-03-2019

BRUIN Financial is working with a global financial services client in Edinburgh to secure a Senior/ Lead Compliance Analyst on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose:
Supports day-to-day anti-money laundering (AML) compliance efforts for the Company as they relate to regulatory requirements, with a focus on AML transaction surveillance and Suspicious Activity Reporting.

Responsibilities:
Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR):
• Responsible for the ongoing development of the SAR process and local procedures
• Liaise with US SAR Control to develop better EMEA automation of SAR processes
• Record, review and investigate all UK SARs raised, including those received and escalated by UK Transfer Agency (UKTA). Oversee the UK TA SAR process

Transaction Monitoring:
• Review and investigate transaction monitoring alerts in a timely manner, ensuring adherence to processes and controls
• Independently oversee alerts investigated by other analysts and provide sign off or conduct further investigation as necessary
• Ensure adequate records of investigations are maintained.
• High Risk Country / Enhanced Country /Counterparty Reviews
• Review and investigate high risk client account activity in a timely manner, ensuring adherence to processes and controls.

AMLOC Reviews:
• Review and investigate periodic AMLOC reviews in a timely manner, ensuring adherence to processes and controls.

Other
• Assist in and performance of other tasks and projects as directed by EMEA Group MLRO.
• As required, assist with the initial review of regional regulatory updates, ensure these are properly disseminated and analysed (including full gap analysis and work with US AML colleagues as necessary) and tracked via the automated system.
• Develop and prepare MI and KPI data and metrics

• Experience with AML transaction surveillance systems (either automated or manual) preferred

Please contact Priya on 0161 204 3440 or priya.sirpal@bruinfinancial.com to apply.

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