Financial Crime Officer

Warszawa, Poland
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Markets
Job category
Risk Technical Specialisms - Control, Oversight & Assurance
Closing date for applications: 26/01/2022

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

Join us as a Financial Crime Officer

  • This is an opportunity to take on a role where you’ll analyse, investigate and research issues that affect our organisation
  • You’ll own, develop and make sure that the risk and control governance framework and strategy is in place for your business sector
  • Hone your existing analytical skills and advance your career in this fast paced role

What you'll do

As a Financial Crime Officer, you’ll adhere to the team’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 bank, and contribute to the development of the team, and coach colleagues as needed.

You’ll also support the EMEA Financial Crime Advisory Team with handling and managing escalations from the first line of defence, with a focus on anti-money laundering (AML), anti-bribery & corruption (ABC) and anti-tax evasion (ATE) matters.

It’ll also be your responsibility to:

  • Focus on financial crime related testing and monitoring and contribute to the overall build out of the framework for all the financial crime pillars
  • Design, implement and conduct thematic testing and monitoring reviews across AML, ABC and ATE frameworks to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of our controls and processes
  • Draft testing and monitoring reports, including proposing any remedial action plans to address any gaps identified
  • Liaise closely with various stakeholders from across the bank, including the first line of defence, Conducts & Compliance and Risk & Control, to manage financial crime escalations, define the scope and testing framework and present the testing output
  • Play a key role in supporting the delivery of a high quality, comprehensive, prevention focused intelligence function within financial crime

The skills you'll need

You’ll need good analytical, investigative and research skills and the ability to produce high quality intelligence and specialised enhanced due diligence reports. You should also have experience of working within an intelligence team, specialised enhanced due diligence sector or similar specialist function.

Ideally, you’ll also bring experience of report writing, as well as working with teams across global regions, paired with a background in building testing and monitoring frameworks.

You’ll also need:

  • Experience of working in financial crime compliance, ideally within the second line of defence
  • An understanding of AML, ABC and ATE regulatory requirements in the UK
  • The ability to identify and build sources and contacts
  • Good interpersonal, relationship management and networking skills
  • The ability to understand and interpret the need of internal business translating this into tangible deliverables
  • Good communication skills