Senior Financial Crime Analyst
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Manama - Bahrain

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Job Description

Req ID : 2522281

Bank ABC seeks to recruit a Senior Financial Crime Analyst within the MLRO unit in the Group Compliance Department.

This position is responsible to implement and operationalize Group Compliance policies and procedures including on financial crime compliance, and to assist with building and ensuring Group framework to track, analyze and implement applicable regulations across Bank ABC BSC.

Responsibilities of the role:

Reporting to the Bahrain MLRO, the job holder will be required to:

  • Contribute to developing a robust financial crime framework to mitigate FC risks.
  • Act as the MLRO’s delegate and assist in providing an efficient financial crime function which conforms with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Manage the review, analysis and escalation process of “unusual/suspicious” transactions and alerts generated from financial crime systems.
  • Perform gap analyses to identify systems and processes that must be updated.
  • Review Correspondent Banks AML questionnaires
  • Manage complex KYC’s on-boarding and reviews escalations.
  • Support the MLRO in audit missions and/or inspection reports including follow up, ensuring corrective actions taken and closure of recommendation
  • Support the testing and implementation of new reports and financial crime related management information.
  • Preparation of reports for both Regulator and internal stakeholders.
  • Perform Quality Assurance testing and oversight of 1st line of defense as well as second line of defense.
  • Full responsibility of the CRMP plan for Bahrain which includes conducting periodic testing, updating the plan logging any identified issues in the GRC tool as well as monthly follow-ups.
  • Perform User Acceptance Test (UAT) and the roll-out of FC Systems and provide input on business requirements, validation exercise etc.
  • Consolidate the monthly KRI dashboard for the MLRO to present to the CFCC.
  • Provide financial crime compliance support and guidance over various FC topics.
  • Provide training sessions to staff related to targeted FC trends and systems.
  • Provide training to the FCC staff members on any identified issues from the quality assurance tests conducted on various FC topics to ensure a consistent quality of work within the team.
  • Recommend areas of improvement and improved process efficiencies within the MLRO Team

Areas Of Knowledge, Qualification And Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on Financial Crime Compliance.
  • University graduate & ACAMS (ICA and other compliance related degrees are a plus)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Clear written and spoken communications
  • Strong background and understanding of key and applicable FC laws and regulations as well as risks and controls
  • Strong coordination and follow-up skills
  • Exemplary integrity, ethics, independence and resilience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for handling diverse situations
  • Planning and project management skills Strong time management skills
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment while managing change
  • Self-motivated and able to be accountable for completing tasks

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