Financial Crime Transformation, Senior Analyst (Flexible Remote) Financial Crime Transformation, Senior Analyst  …

Clear Bank
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Jun 21
Clear Bank
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Jun 21
Do you enjoy working somewhere where you can make an impact from day 1? Can your skills and capabilities contribute to creating a world-class bank and successful customer and user experiences? The revolution that the banking industry needs, can only truly be unlocked by hiring talented people who share our vision and passion.

About Us

ClearBank is the first clearing bank in the UK to design its entire IT system as a green field project. This unique approach enabled us to build systems free from legacy constraints with technology that transforms the banking experience and allows us to offer unique products and services to the market.

We have a defined Operational Excellence strategy that will enhance our ability to provide truly exceptional customer experiences and help us as we continue to scale at pace. We need a passionate, courageous, and exceptional individual to identify and implement process improvements and new feature changes across our Customer Experience teams. 

About the role

Our Financial Crime Compliance controls help to keep our customers and our communities safe. To stay ahead we must continually improve our capabilities. The Financial Crime Transformation Senior Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to be a key part of the growth and influence the strategic direction of ClearBank’s Financial Crime and operations control framework. You will:

  • Assess impact of new products and services on Financial Crime and wider operational controls and framework
  • Represent Financial Crime and operations in product working groups
  • Provide business analysis expertise across the Financial Crime domain
  • Support Financial Crime leadership in the definition of a comprehensive target state
  • Take ownership of key deliverables to transform ClearBank’s Financial Crime capabilities

About you

You will be motivated self-starter with significant business analysis experience and subject matter expertise across the Financial Crime control framework and understanding of Banking operations. You must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment, be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and take ownership of high-profile deliverables. You will need to be able to quickly grasp new and challenging concepts while effectively communicating relevant Financial Crime knowledge and expertise.

Successful candidates will be experienced in raising concerns and providing ideas, engaging with technology and external vendor teams, and supporting stakeholders in making informed decisions. Candidates should have sound knowledge of correspondent banking services; strong technical and regulatory knowledge across Financial Crime and a firm understanding of how to identify and mitigate risks within a business. 

Core skills and experience

  • Broad Financial Crime control framework expertise.
  • Understanding of the risks within correspondent banking and experience in detection and mitigation of such risk
  • Be able to understand new Products and assess the potential impact on Financial Crime and operations controls, systems, processes and controls both in order to implement the product and on an ongoing basis.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, including presenting challenging concepts to senior stakeholders to support decision making
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders across domains including 2LOD, technology, business, and 3rd party vendors
  • Strong understanding of product management and agile delivery

Financial Services/Banking Experience:

  • Knowledge of financial crime control frameworks and regulatory standards
  • Knowledge and understanding of Banking operations
  • Knowledge of sectors such as money remittance, electronic money, APIs, Cryptocurrency firms, and merchant acquirers
  • Understanding of money laundering typologies across a range of products and services in financial services

Key Skills and expertise

  • Self-starter, able to work independently when needed, and to prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate with key stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and good judgement.
  • Work to tight deadlines under pressure whilst maintaining high level of quality and competency
  • A recognised AML / Sanctions / Fraud qualification is desirable but not essential.

The legal bit…

By submitting your CV you confirm that you can demonstrate you have the right to work in the UK. Regretfully we are not in a position to sponsor applicants for immigration purposes at the current time. Our recruitment process includes reference, credit, and DBS checks. You are submitting your CV to ClearBank Limited who will use the information you provide for recruitment purposes and as otherwise permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998. You consent to our communicating with you by email and telephone for recruitment purposes.

Perks, benefits and rewards

Personal Development

  • Great learning and promotion opportunities


  • 32 holidays a year (including bank holidays)


  • Private medical and dental cover


  • 6% employer contribution through the ClearBank scheme


  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave


  • 2 days off each year to do something bigger than ClearBank

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion are key to our mission. At ClearBank we recognise and respect that each individuals unique perspectives are what allow us to to build the bank we all enjoy working in. We believe that the differences between people creates value. We focus on inclusion to create a safe and welcoming workplace culture which encourages and enables people to achieve their best, innovate, and most importantly speak up to make us better.

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