AML Alert Handling and Investigations - AVP AML Alert Handling and Investigations - AVP …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Sep 19
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Sep 19
MUFG’s financial crime compliance framework includes control processes designed to help the Bank detect, deter, and prevent financial crime as well as assess and mitigate related risks (i.e., money laundering and terrorist financing risk, sanctions risk, and bribery and corruption risk) in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws, rules, regulations, supervisory guidance, and commensurate with the Bank’s risk profile and risk appetite.


•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;


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.