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We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate, Flow Client Due Diligence to join our team based in Glasgow on a 9 Month Fixed Term Contract until June 2019.
Client Management Services encompasses activities related to Client Due Diligence, Client Service and Client Experience. Sitting within the Chief Operating Office, it is responsible for designing, implementing and continuously improving the client lifecycle value chain, whilst ensuring compliance with applicable policy and regulations.
The Flow Client Due Diligence associate will be part of a new CDD function, working with the leadership and project teams utilising existing internal capability with the view to enhancing it.
The role is located in Glasgow and will report to the Flow Client Due Diligence Team Manager.
We're passionate about helping people and businesses prosper and we strive to be simple, personal and fair in everything we do. That's why we've built a culture of respect, where everyone is empowered to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond for our customers, colleagues and the communities we serve.
As an Associate, Flow Client Due Diligence your main responsibilities will be
Supporting the Flow Client Due Diligence manager to ensure all procedures, processes and controls are adhered to.
Ensuring the creation of KYC files, requesting information and supporting evidence from front office relationship managers or obtain from public sources or other internal information.
To follow agreed AML/Sanctions policy, standards and procedures and apply these diligently to each client review raising any queries as appropriate. Ensuring high risk cases are escalated to Financial Crime for approval, ensuring all appropriate governance is followed.
Taking responsibility for ensuring all on-boarded entities are refreshed in line with regulatory requirements and Santander AML & Sanctions policies.
Managing any change programmes impacting activities of the team. Also ensuring all procedures and controls that the team are responsible for are fully documented and maintained on an ongoing basis.
Minimum skills and experience required
Suitable experience in Anti-Money Laundering across some or all of the client lifecycle to cover CDD/KYC at on-boarding, client screening, periodic/event driven reviews, suspicious activity reporting and client exits.
Experience in banking is essential; ideally from an investment or corporate & commercial banking environment to understand the customers and their people (shareholders/ controllers), or in a similar environment where this experience could be gained.
A working knowledge of multiple entity types is required including Corporates, Non-Banking Financial Institutions, F.I.'s, Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Mutual Funds etc. Also knowledge of vendor applications used for PEP/Sanctions screening, Adverse Media screening & Client Lifecycle Management is desirable.
Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written; Fluency in English language as mandatory; Spanish and/or Portuguese also desirable.
Although no formal qualifications necessary, formal university qualifications in Banking, Finance, Business Administration or professional qualifications in AML such as ICA, CAMS and/or in Sanctions would be highly advantageous.
Salary is Competitive
For your commitment and success, Santander offers a competitive basic salary with a distinct career development opportunity. In addition to your salary and bonus, we offer you a benefits package that's flexible and allows you to be in control, as well as all the policies, tools and guidance to support you.
Other Santander benefits include:
Pension with generous contributions from Santander
27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as Private medical insurance, Dental insurance, Healthcare Cash Plan and Health assessments
24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more
Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Childcare vouchers, voluntary Life assurance and Critical illness cover
Option to a Company car if you drive more than 8,000 business miles per year
Access to an All Employee car schem
Excellent employee recognition schemes - be recognised for demonstrating great behaviours
Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans
Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships
You'll be working in the bustling centre of Glasgow city centre within walking distance from Central station or Charing Cross with a wide variety of shops and amenities on our doorstep, there's something for everyone.
We'll give you more than a job, we'll give you a purpose - to help people and businesses prosper.
Our aim is to be the best bank for our people, customers, stakeholders and communities and we're making it happen by focusing on the behaviours that bring everyone together. By bringing passion, talking straight, embracing change, showing respect, speaking up, keeping promises, giving support, truly listening and actively collaborating, we believe we can really make a difference.
We've created an environment where we always put people first, that's why we offer flexible work options to help you do your job in a way that suits you. Whatever your unique ambitions, you'll have plenty of room to grow, with tailored training and development opportunities and a wide range of benefits designed to suit your lifestyle. What's more, we'll also support you in making a difference through our volunteering and fundraising schemes. Our commitment to our people hasn't gone unnoticed and we've been listed as one of Britain's Top Employers by the Top Employers Institute since 2012.
Time to apply
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