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The individual will be responsible for working in the Financial Crime Office EMEA (FCoE) Centre of Excellence – AML Alert handling and investigations function. The team carries out analysis of the transactional behavior of MUFG's clients and investigation of alerts generated in MUFG's transaction monitoring system across EMEA.
Oversight of 1st closure of the entire population of alerts generated in MUFG's transaction monitoring system across EMEA and 2nd closure of some alerts
Supporting oversight of all the EMEA branches' transaction monitoring.
The investigation of AML referrals, customer monitoring cases and other event-driven reviews such as adverse media reviews, bribery and corruption, etc.
Liaising with the Relationship Managers and obtaining additional information in course of the investigation
Reviewing reports of suspicious transactions prior to submission to Head Office and National Crime Agency via the SAR process
Monitoring and investigating fraud cases, liaising with other FIs to diminish losses and recover the funds for the clients
Reviewing reports of frauds to law enforcement in consultation with the AML SME team
Ensuring AML procedures are up to date and compliant with the regulations
In addition to the duties described above, you will contribute to the work of the Compliance department in any other ways reasonably expected, including memberships of projects and working groups and assisting with other priorities in the department or group as a whole.
At least 3 years' experience within AML area of a global bank, consulting firm or regulatory agency;
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Functional / Technical Competencies:
Experience with managing stakeholder relationships within and outside of the local function/role.
Knowledge of a wide variety Financial Crimes Compliance laws and regulations;
Excellent judgement and analytical skills;
Experience in drafting, designing and executing QA Reviews in accordance with Global Policies, Standards and/or Procedures; and
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Education / Qualifications:
Degree or equivalent industry standard qualification
Excellent communication skills
Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
A proactive, motivated approach.
The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
Good decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
A structured and logical approach to work
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressured environment
MUFG, a global financial group is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.
We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.