AML Assistant (Associate Level)

Kennedy Pearce Consulting
Up to 60000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Our client, a City based Private Wealth manager as looking to recruit an AML Assistant (Associate Level), 3-6 month FTC, paying GBP50-60k equivalent.
Overview of role:
New Client On-boarding (PEP and High Risk Clients)
Assist MLRO as required, including reviewing draft client acceptance paperwork, organising and administering UK Business Acceptance Committee meetings and liaising with overseas colleagues on escalations to the Divisional Business Acceptance Committee.
Assist the MLRO in planning and coordinating the annual review exercise (PEP and High Risk Clinets) and in reporting the findings to UK and Divisional senior management.

Review and Remediate Existing clients
Review and analyse selected existing clients and the existing risk assessments to determine if they have been accurately categorized.
Assist in carrying out desk based and thematic reviews. Composition of reports of completed reviews and monitoring activities.
Provide general assistance and support to the MLRO as required.

* Filing and archiving.
* Gifts & Entertainment reviews
* More advanced tasks over time

Required experience/skill:

* Demonstrable experience in a Client Onboarding or MLRO support role.
* Methodical, structured and rigorous approach to delivery
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills
* Excellent organisation skills
* Ability to prioritise and work on own initiative.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Ability to foster strong working relationships within the team and with the businesses
* Excellent Excel knowledge and Certificate in AML or Financial Crime desirable.