Financial Crime Investigations Analyst - Sanctions Jobs in London, United Kingdom

About usClearBank was built on the belief that banking infrastructure would no longer slow down progress. Instead, it’s the catalyst that unlocks the potential to innovate. That’s why our clients financial institutions from fintech’s and crypto platforms, to banks and credit unions use our API to power their banking infrastructure.But we wouldn’t be ClearBank without our people. They’re what powers our innovative technology and the reason we love what we do every day. We’re a group of spirited people who are never afraid to challenge the norm becoming stronger, more energised, and that much better when we’re together. It’s our belief in fairness, autonomy and choice that means our people are empowered with the tools to learn, grow, and contribute to ours and our clients’ success. Interested in joining us? Read on or visit our website for more information.About youYou’ll be joining the Financial Crime Operations Team as a Financial Crime Investigations Analyst. Reporting to the Sanctions Team Lead, you’ll be a part of a fast-growing business that is challenging the market and doing things differently.The Financial Crime Analyst will act as a sanctions subject matter expert for financial crime analysis across our respondent FI and NBFI client base. Specific responsibilities will include investigation of payment sanction screening escalations, financial crime escalations and delivering associated investigation and intelligence products, including composing reports for both internal and external audiences and supporting other areas within the team as may be required.And you’ll be joining the #1 fastest-growing tech company in the UK, according to Deloitte Fast 50.You will beWe believe that the best Analysts enjoy what they do. Candidates should have proven experience in sanctions related investigations across FI and NBFIs. You will have a strong understanding of international sanctions regimes, financial crime typologies, identifying the associated red flags and detection methods.You must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment, be flexible and comfortable dealing with changing priorities. Take pride and personal ownership in the mitigation of financial crime risks across the business. Successful candidates will be experienced in identifying concerns and recommending actions to mitigate them, engaging with all key stakeholders, and making informed decisions on all available information. Candidates should have knowledge of correspondent banking services, with experience in banking as a service and agency banking being advantageous. Strong technical and regulatory knowledge across financial crime and Sanctions, within the UK, EEA and International sanctions programs.What we are looking forCore Skills and Experience:Subject matter expertise within payment screening and financial crime investigation across FIs and NBFIsAbility to consider all potential financial crime risks and possess the flexibility and knowledge to assess both sanctions and money laundering risks simultaneously Conduct transaction analysis using large data sets and all available resources to identify unusual themes and patternsConduct research using internal and external sources to help identify sanctions risk and disposition or escalate as appropriateWhere appropriate, facilitate requests for information (RFIs) by liaising with clients and/or RMsProactively identify trends and emerging themes that can be used to enhance detection capabilities. Manage competing tasks and priorities in a manner that effectively mitigates financial crime riskApply strong technical and regulatory knowledge to identify potential control / risk issues and recommend actions when requiredProvide subject matter expertise to support the development of systems and strengthening of controlsBuild and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the business to meet role objectives and deliver key activities

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