AML Analyst - 6 mo. contract

  • Location
    Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Analyst

Initial 6 month contract

• 1st line verification of the identity of prospective new clients within the Investment Banking Capital Markets division;
• Act as a liaison between Banking deal teams and FCC, responsible for the completion of the KYC process and ensuring proper diligence is completed in line with the KYC guidelines for IBCM clients;
• Conduct database searches and evaluate results to ensure that new customers are not subject to OFAC or other global sanctions lists and that the customer and related parties do not present any reputational risk to the Firm;
• Undertake specific due diligence as required, including but not limited to, Finders/Consultants, Reputation Risk, Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), Sanctions, Sustainability;
• Advise deal teams of deficiencies in paperwork submitted and educating deal teams on the Firm’s KYC obligations;
• Work closely with FCC units in other jurisdictions in order to keep abreast of local regulatory requirements;
• Collaborate with FCC and other corporate functions to make sure IBCM is fully abreast of current regulatory requirements and is prepared ahead of time for expected changes to the KYC process;
• Ability to handle multiple functions under tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency;
• Identify and undertake projects to improve the process and application of Client ID procedures, as and when required, utilizing technology where possible;
• Must be able to interact with members of deal team at all levels and be able to work under tight deadlines; particularly during off hours as we service a 24-hour business.

You Offer...
• Completed undergraduate degree, business, accounting or related field preferred;
• Solid analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Strong attention to detail;
• Strong writing skills;
• Strong communication skills, ability to understand business strategy/constraints and partner with other areas of the firm to integrate business views with those of other areas of the Investment Bank;
• Strong Microsoft Office and Word skills;
• Flexibility to adapt to new business needs from internal policy and regulatory changes;
• Superior time management, ability to prioritize responsibilities and remain organized in a high pressure environment;
• Minimum 1-3 years AML/KYC experience for a Financial institution with experience of due diligence of Investment Banking Capital Markets Clients (Corporate clients, Financial Institutions, Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Hedge Funds, Funds, SPVs);
• General understanding of the IBCM business and the products and services it offers (M&A, ECM, DCM, HYCM, Corporate Lending);
• Sound knowledge of the wide range, and complex variety, of fund/corporate structures;
• Excellent research and analytical skills with the ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher higher risk attributes (transactional, geographical, product, customer type, etc.) and disposition appropriately;
• Results oriented team player with solid interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills;
• Ability to work in a close knit team atmosphere but also able to work independently and drive a project when necessary;
• Highly motivated, with drive and enthusiasm; Excellent collaboration skills;
• Excellent time management and prioritization skills;
• Experience in leading change across an organization through influence and collaboration, validated leadership skills in a collaborative culture is a plus.

• Knowledge of Investment Banking, and/or Wealth Management industries preferred;
• Knowledge of financial regulations in particular those relevant to Investment Banking
• Knowledge of Lexis Nexis, Bloomberg, World Check, Factiva and various Compliance Related Systems.

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