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EY Financial Crime Senior Associate - UK&I - Risk Management - 6 Months FTC - London in United Kingdom

Financial Crime Senior Associate - UK&I - Risk Management - 6 Months FTC - London

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00IO2

Post Date 4 days ago

Financial Crime Senior Associate (2 nd Line) - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - London


Within the professional services environment, application of effective risk management is fundamental to both successful delivery of client services and promotion of our brand. EY’s Risk Management (RM) internal function encompasses the technical support and processes that enable the delivery of service quality, contain the threat of litigation, limit damage to our reputation and achieve full fee recovery. The RM team supports EY in execution of and compliance with Global, Regional and local risk management policies and procedures. The team assists the development, maintenance, communication and training of key RM policies, provides advice on risk matters and monitors application of policy.

One of the key areas managed by RM includes financial crime. The risks relating to anti-money laundering (AML), terrorist financing, anti-bribery controls (ABC), sanctions compliance and fraud are a high focus for regulated businesses.

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Financial Crime Team and help fulfil its responsibility to execute EY’s risk strategy, policies and processes in relation to anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption and sanctions. The Financial Crime Team is a 2 nd line of defence team responsible for setting the policies and controls for financial crime compliance.The role is a fixed term contract for 6 months.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining guidance and training material relating toanti-money laundering, suspicious activity reporting, anti-bribery and sanctions

  • Providing specialist support in implementing the firm’s financial crime policies in a 2 nd line of defence team

  • Reviewing and updating as necessary existing Client Due Diligence (CDD)

  • Assisting with the quality assurance checks for the work produced by the 1 st line CDD team

  • Drafting recommendations for management summarising financial crime risks

  • Assisting with the production of management information reports for internal stakeholders

  • Responding to requests for information and queries from EY’s service lines

  • Any task which contributes to the successful implementation of the financial crime control framework

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Service orientated and commercially-minded at solving problems

  • A genuine and proactive interest in becoming a subject matter expert in financial crime

  • The ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels

  • Good organisational skills and some experience of project management

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Two years of previous experience of financial crime regulatory or compliance work, preferably from a professional services firm

  • Experience of completing CDD checks and/or performing ongoing monitoring

  • Knowledge and previous use of financial crime screening and due diligence systems

  • Adaptable and flexible with good team working skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to build strong working relationships across the business and develop an excellent understanding of their business

  • Ability to work to pre-determined deadlines and meet objectives under pressure

  • English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication

  • IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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