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Onsite Review Officer

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Are you an experienced and passionate AML professional with strong experience in conducting AML onsite reviews or AML audits on regulated Financial Institutions and PSPs?

If so, we offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 450 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development go hand in hand.

To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a highly skilled Onsite Review Officer, who is able to support our team by performing detailed reviews of our client’s AML and compliance framework, while showing an in-depth understanding of the expected or existing flow of funds and the associated risks.

You will be reporting to our Head of Onsite Review and be a part of our growing AML team, while also working closely with other units such as Operations, Legal and Relationship Management, to ensure the business meets its Anti-Money Laundering obligations.

This role includes travel, which is coordinated with clients and you will lead onsite visits with the relationship manager at the client’s site. Post-onsite, you will provide feedback to clients, where applicable, and be responsible for drafting high-standard reports detailing our findings and recommendations, whilst assessing them against the clients’ local regulatory requirements and Banking Circle’s own internal policies and risk appetite.

Key Responsibilities

  • ​Review and analyse AML policy and procedures of clients
  • ​Lead collaboration with internal teams and stakeholders to ensure an informed visit to the client
  • ​Demonstrate strong regulatory knowledge of our client base across jurisdictions
  • ​Collaborate with our Transaction Monitoring team to review payment flows and identify risks
  • ​Have a strong understanding of correspondent banking, payment flows and solutions to ensure risks and required mitigants are understood
  • ​Produce high-standard onsite reports in a timely manner following the onsite visit
  • ​Present findings to senior management/onboarding committee

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a demonstrated capability from an applicable role where you have 5+ years of experience performing onsite reviews or AML audits on regulated Financial Institutions and high-risk businesses. Furthermore, it is desirable if you have financial crime-related professional qualifications and experience in developing processes. Expertise or experience within cryptocurrency controls and frameworks would be an advantage.

You are pragmatic and can review AML procedures and policies to identify gaps and recommendations, and you have strong analytic skills and critical thinking. Also, you are an expert user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. An AML certification would be an advantage.

As a person, you are highly organised and proactive, and you possess strong communication and engagement skills. You are adaptable, and you can work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

As Banking Circle is an international company it’s a requirement that you are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. If you master other relevant languages, it will be an asset. The position will be based at Banking Circle’s office in London.

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously, we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Katja Linnea Serritzlew, Global Recruitment Partner on kals@bankingcircle.com (No agencies please).

Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

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