Financial Crime Analyst

Job reference RA1701 - Grade E

Job summary

ReAssure are looking to recruit a dedicated Financial Crime Analyst to join our team within the Compliance function. The position will preferably be based in Telford or Hitchin on a permanent basis. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join one of Telford’s largest employers, within an ever-changing environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow.

In this role as Financial Crime Analyst you will be responsible for assisting in the mitigation of Financial Crime risks throughout ReAssure. To provide support and guidance to the business with financial crime risk related issues ensuring policies and procedures for financial crime management and prevention met the needs of the company, its regulators and stakeholders.

Competitive Salary & Benefits package, including 27 days’ holiday, pension, healthcare.

Originally founded in 1963, ReAssure is a life and pensions company which buys and administers closed books of business from other companies. Built on a 2000-strong team with a wide range of skills and experience, there’s one constant running through the ReAssure business – ‘Change’. Join us and you’ll have opportunity to drive our growth and progress through your own success.

ReAssure is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills; and creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Key responsibilities

  • Able to give risk based advice to prevent successful financial crime attempts being made against ReAssure, escalating if outside own personal authority levels or the company risk appetite.
  • Able to identify possible financial crime risks in new initiatives. Able to give risk based pragmatic advice on how to mitigate risk ensuring appropriate consideration is given to the impact on the customer.
  • Ability to deliver face-to-face financial crime training at all sites on ad hoc financial crime topics when required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with external stakeholders, ensuring protocol and service agreements are adhered to and supporting oversight activities where appropriate.
  • To conduct effective screening in line with Group and Regulatory Sanction and Terrorist Financing requirements.
  • To conduct monitoring activities to ensure financial crime policies and procedures are being correctly applied, considering potential for internal/external/collusive fraud.
  • Produce written or verbally deliver effective communications to the business on key financial crime matters.
  • To review and impact assess financial crime regulatory publications, identifying pragmatic, compliant enhancements as required.
  • Continue to enhance FCT profile through professional dealings with all stakeholders.
  • Willing to support the wider Compliance Department as necessary

Key skills/experience required

  • Be able to demonstrate effective behaviours in line with the ReAssure Personal Imperatives.
  • Excellent communication skills, which allow you to present information clearly, concisely, accurately and in a manner that promotes understanding.
  • Ability to work in a team, or work independently consulting and involving others as appropriate
  • Flexible to change with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Highly energized with a proactive, forward thinking mentality
  • Demonstrate a “Right First Time” ethic whilst reflecting on own performance and managing own development in order to constantly improve.
  • Able to develop and maintain a good relationship with colleague’s cross-site and cross function.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Good understanding of ReAssure’s Financial Crime Procedures and Controls.
  • Competent use of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint applications
  • Able to use ALPHA and other ReAssure systems to a competent level.
  • Able to write SQL to extract data from ALPHA data tables (preferred but not essential).
  • Will have at least 2 years’ experience within ReAssure (or will have had previous Financial Crime experience outside of ReAssure).
  • Will have a good understanding of the Financial Services industry.

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Job category/type
Compliance/Permanent

Location
Hitchin Telford

Date posted
15/05/2019

Application closing date
29/05/2019