KYC Analyst

KYC Analyst London, England

Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS)
Full Time London, England 29213 - 36000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Job Description - Summary

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising workforces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our clients’ recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Our client is a well-known building society with headquarters in Swindon; As one of the largest savings and mortgage providers in the UK, 15 million members are at the heart of everything they do.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a KYC Analyst for a 8 Month contract that will be based Remotely.

Purpose of the Role:

Our Client have a unique opportunity within their Financial Crime team in AML (Anti Money Laundering) Operations, for talented and ambitious individuals to join their mission to protect the Society against Economic Crime.

The Economic Crime department are responsible for protecting its members from all types of economic crime, including money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions, bribery, and corruption

As a KYC Analyst you will be responsible for:

Carrying out thorough investigations on Our Clients member base to identify potential risks to the Society. You will also be involved in;

  • Completing enhanced due diligence and ongoing monitoring activities in respect of Sanctions, PEP (Politically Exposed Person) and other high-risk individuals/entities
  • Conducting thorough investigations into suspicions of Money Laundering.
  • Writing Suspicious Activity Reports to the National Crime Agency.
  • Performing detailed customer risk assessments on members utilising multiple internal and external data sources, making recommendations relating to the future management of these relationships in line with internal risk appetite.
  • Making and receiving phone calls both internally and externally for example from law enforcement, other financial institutions, and members.
  • Reviewing and authorising investigations completed by other Analysts ensuring these meet standards set by internal procedures and are in line with internal risk appetite.
  • Providing ongoing technical guidance, training, and support to other KYC Analysts.
  • Maintaining operational processes, procedures and handbooks ensuring these comply with internal policies and standards.

What we require from the Candidate:
  • Experience of working in a Financial Crime, Risk, Compliance or Audit type role in the financial services industry
  • A comprehensive understanding of Financial Crime Legislation, Regulation, Industry Guidance, and the standards expected by the Financial Conduct Authority.
  • Significant investigation experience, inclusive of data analysis and decision making.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • A naturally inquisitive mind.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including effective written and verbal communication and stakeholder management.
  • Experience in making risk sensitive decisions, acting objectively, and maintaining independence.

Next steps

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business

Job Reference: AMSCWS00201

KYC Analyst
Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS)
London, United Kingdom
David Leigh
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
HR Consulting
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