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About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities & Our Ideal Candidate
Support the implementation of the FCC Strategy by escalating appropriate FCC and AML issues and executing activities in line with Guidance documents.
Develop thorough knowledge of bank products across all segments (i.e. retail, commercial, private, correspondent banking and trade) and the ability to execute end-to-end investigations across all segments, with guidance from line manager or colleagues across the bank where necessary.
Support relevant stakeholders to make decisions based on current and possible future policies, practices, and trends.
Keep track of and provide advice to relevant stakeholders on the interpretation and application of regulatory expectations, laws, best practices and policies related to FCC.
In line with AAA procedures, responsible for processing AML investigations end to end, from initial referral through to the outcome of the case (closure in ECM/escalation to regulators).
Review all incoming cases and identify key risks to allow the wider FCC Controls team to manage case workflow and prioritise higher risk cases effectively. Update key trackers including IR & IX logs.
Process and conclude cases allocated in a timely manner within agreed TATs whilst maintaining Quality Control/Quality Assurance results in line with Group and local expectations.
Initiate actions in a timely manner where FCC risks are identified throughout the course of investigations work.
Keep up to date with appropriate policies/processes/DOIs to address financial crime risks, aligning with relevant regulatory requirements.
Contribute to the governance and oversight of FCC-related policies and procedures in Region to ensure compliance with such policies and procedures.
In coordination with line manager, provide advice to relevant stakeholders on compliance with Group standards relating to FCC.
People and Talent
Promote a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.
Ensure forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management, streamlined workflows and efficient work practices are the norm.
Individual accountability for Learning and Development Plans and execution.
Share best practice across the team and act as a trusted advisor and informal mentor to colleagues.
Support the day to day management of FCC Triage activity for the UAE by deploying sound analytical skills to produce balanced judgements in relation to financial crime risk.
Ensure incoming cases that exhibit indicators of clear and active money laundering risk are escalated as a priority.
Utilize existing data analytic tools, techniques and systems to optimize the quality of casework and ensure efficiency to include systems such as iCDD, eOPS, Accuity, etc.
Ensure the suitability and quality of case data maintained on ECM and various internal trackers including the RFI tracker and SAR log.
Understand technical aspects of systems relevant to CDD, Client Risk Assessments, Name and Transaction Screening, Trade, AML Monitoring and Case Management.
Identify and highlight any compliance gaps in existing controls or relevant systems.
In a timely manner, seek case strategy guidance or procedural support from line manager or other FCC managers, as appropriate.
Apply Group and FCC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.
Provide intelligence inputs to support calibration of FCC's Risk Methodologies (including aggregate client risk, product risk and country risk assessments).
Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
Support all control checks undertaken by FCC under the Operational Risk Framework (ORF) where appropriate.
Assist in collating and analyzing MI/data for reports to senior management and relevant stakeholders.
Ensure all information entered in to bank systems and manual trackers is accurate and contribute to ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all financial crime and client data.
Analyse and interpret data to produce reports that help the bank identify and manage emerging areas of risk / vulnerability and support in remediation actions within the FCC function.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Support the UAE FCC team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Comply with all regulations promulgated by UAE Central Bank and DFSA.
Country FCC and Compliance teams
Direct manager and countersigning manager
Financial Crime Surveillance Unit (FCSU)
Embed Here for Good and Group's brand and values in UAE FCC.
Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
Internal Number: 6566686
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