AML Officer - Correspondent Banking

London, England, United Kingdom

My Client is a Top Tier Global Bank who is looking for an AML Officer to join their Correspondent Banking team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in applying financial crime compliance (FCC) policies and procedures within a wholesale banking environment, and have a practical knowledge on Correspondent Banking risk factors.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing guidance and providing advice for the business on FCC policy
  • Designing a framework for the effective monitoring of FCC controls and systems
  • Developing and implementing the FCC strategy globally for the Wholesale businesses, specifically with a focus on Correspondent Banking
  • Liaising with and facing off to senior stakeholders of various departments, acting as a point of contact for Regional teams
  • Keeping up to date with the latest, key regulatory developments and communicating these to the business for regulatory change purposes
  • Conducting high risk client reviews and investigations
  • Giving training to the business with respect to Correspondent Banking
  • Collating MI and providing support to governance committees


Experience Required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ FCC experience FCC in either Banking or Consultancy
  • Experience of practical application of AML and/or Sanctions policy, with specific experience of Correspondent Banking risk
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to challenge senior stakeholders
  • Strong team-player with competent organisation skills
  • Knowledge of key AML and Sanctions regulations