Job Title: Trade & Transaction Monitoring Officer
Location: Central London
Salary: up to u00A330,000 per annum
Job type: Full time, Contract - 6 months
Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited offers both retail and wholesale banking products and services to private, corporate and institutional clients. Our products and services are designed to address the needs of individuals and corporate clients visiting or based in the United Kingdom with business or personal connections in Africa and vice versa.
Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited is a limited company incorporated in England & Wales (05969821). Registered office: 60-62 Margaret Street, London, W1W 8TF. Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited is Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. GTBank and GTBank UK are the trading names of Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited. We are the UK fully owned subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, one of the leading financial services providers in Nigeria.
The Trade & Transaction Monitoring Officer will be responsible for the following:
For managing and mitigating all aspect of AML risk within the Trade Operations Department and directly reporting to the Head of the department
Secondly to ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities for transaction in timeous reporting to the Head of the department.
It is further required to analyse information received from Correspondent Banks and to monitor and report on Correspondent Banking transaction activity to analyse and address any AML economic sanctions related alerts.
To review all transaction monitoring in line with the bank policy to confirm/clear suggested matches and escalating any possible matches to the Head of the Department
To review all transactions held on the GCOP system, releasing any false matches in a timely manner.
Perform aggregate transaction monitoring on customers, i.e. Applicants & Beneficiaries within the Trade Operations Department and report any escalations to the Head of the department.
Ensure that AML and KYC monitoring for the Trade Finance product complies with all regulatory and industry best practice.
Ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions.
Reviewing & Closing overnights alerts on WC1 in line with the Customer profile
Update the changes of customer's profiles on Company house and liaising with the RM to provide documentary evidence in light of the changes.
Updating customer's profile on basis in respect to their turnover.
Ensure timely, efficient reporting of suspicious transactions.
Maintain a current understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including policies, procedures, regulations, industry best practice, criminal typologies and developing
Assist with money laundering related queries/questionnaires received from Corresponding Banks & their compliance section, in a timely manner.
Investigate, review and resolve AML related and economic sanction related alerts
Ensure proper investigation of suspicious transactions or money laundering
Assist with AML Compliance Training especially on identification and reporting of suspicious
Assist in the development of in-person AML/Economic Sanctions Compliance Training for new employees
Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to AMLOC and BRCC
Appropriate qualification in applicable field of study e.g. law/ AML/Client On-boarding would be well regarded;
At least three years of transaction monitoring experience gained within a retail commercial bank or within a financial services company focused on the retail market;
Excellent technical ability and in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and regulation;
Good understanding of financial markets and current regulatory issues; a good understanding of UK and European money laundering regulations, initiatives and directives;
Good oral and written communication and influencing skills;
Must be able to work without close supervision and to strict timelines;
Must be able to work as part of a team and on own initiative;
Strong project management, problem solving and analytical skills;
The Successful Applicant will have:
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Credit Controller, Accounts Clerk, Payment Processing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit Control, Assistant Credit Controller, Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Officer, Finance Officer, Finance Controller, Financial Controller, Financial Supervisor, Accounts Supervisor, Debt Collection, Purchase Ledger Clerk may also be considered for this role.