Senior Financial Crime Associate - Asset Management

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Risk Technical Specialisms - Control, Oversight & Assurance
Closing date for applications: 06/12/2022

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This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Join us as a Wealth Financial Crime Associate – Asset Management

  • This is an opportunity to play a key role in supporting the delivery of a high quality, comprehensive, prevention focused intelligence function within financial crime for our Asset Management business
  • You’ll own, develop and make sure that the financial crime risk and control governance framework and strategy is in place for the Asset Management business
  • Hone your existing analytical skills and advance your career in this fast paced role

What you'll do

You’ll adhere to Financial Crime’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 Asset Management business, and play an active part in the development of the team, and coach colleagues as needed.

It’ll also be your responsibility to:

  • Assist in the analysis and evaluation of AML, ABC, ATE and Sanctions policy and assess business impact
  • Assist in the design of processes and procedures which meet financial crime regulatory requirements and cater to business needs
  • Undertaking and investigating complex business and risk function queries through to resolution
  • Assist the Asset Management business in developing its client journeys and product offering whilst staying regulatory compliant
  • Assist in the management of business risk issues when required

The skills you'll need

To be successful in this role, you’ll need good working knowledge of AML processes, systems, controls and operating models, as well as experience of reporting analysis to stakeholders. We’ll also look to you to bring excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills, with experience of successfully engaging with stakeholders in order to successfully deliver initiatives.

You’ll also need:

  • Experience of working within financial crime and the ability to make changes to existing documented procedures that are compliant with policy and regulatory requirements
  • Good interpersonal skills particularly in terms of relationship management and networking
  • Experience of undertaking and investigating complex business and risk function queries through to resolution
  • Experience of collecting, evaluating and documenting business requirements and managing business risk issues
  • Good written communication skills

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.