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Financial Crime Operations Analyst

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Title:        Financial Crime Ops Analyst
Package:  £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Location   London/Hybrid

Job Purpose

You will provide support to the Operations team with focus on KYC and TOBA maintenance functions supporting the Risk and Compliance team.


  • Support to the Operations team in all activities as required, but not limited to:
  • MI Reviews and provision of summary reports
  • Ensuring that the Operations manuals are kept up to date as indicated by the Operations team
  • Attending meetings as required
  • Business analysis support and completion of process documentation as required.
  • Ownership of Intranet Ops folders and ongoing maintenance of content
  • Supplier and third- party support activities as required
  • Conduct entity and individual (directors and shareholders), KYC searches and screening to support client onboarding in line with risk- based KYC procedures checks to include: company registration, regulatory status, sanctions, PEPs, adverse media and credit rating
  • Engage with business, Compliance function and Market Security Committee to run end-to-end KYC process and also ad-hoc KYC checks as and when required
  • Utilise third party software screening (Dow Jones) and other public sources to obtain information required
  • Conduct verbal verifications of client, intermediary and market bank account details
  • Review and track flagged items and liaise with Compliance function to respond back to business
  • Use KYC screening to perform due diligence reviews and risk assessments on new and existing clients
  • Ensure processes are in place and kept up to date, in order to report on flagged items and maintain up to date recording of work being undertaken
  • When KYC screening and management not required, assist Broking Operations tasks such as conducting file reviews and TOBA management
  • Administer KYC controls across Broking and Broking Operations
  • Maintain and complete broker questionnaires as and when required.
  • TOBA maintenance and support. Including and not limited to: business unit focal point for initial requirements. Supplier liaison (as appropriate). Management and maintenance of all TOBA records . Market liaison as required. Ensuring Market Security synergies are maintained as required.
  • Maintain continual professional development to keep up to date with current and forthcoming laws and regulations

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of having worked in financial services, preferably the insurance industry
  • Knowledge of KYC and related processes
  • Knowledge of TOBA and legal documentation.
  • An understanding of FCA regulation as it applies to insurance
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with an aptitude to forensically use data
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Willingness to take accountability and ownership of tasks and projects
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships and to collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams (notably Risk & Compliance, Broking Operations and Broking)
  • Strong drive and resilience under pressure and ability to work independently
  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 and in particular, excel and PPT

Culture and Conduct:

  • Role model the Firm’s desired strengths, commitments and culture.
  • Ensure actions and behaviours are in line with the relevant country/state conduct rules.
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