Red Square International - Russian Specialist Recruitment Consultancy

Russian Speaking Compliance Officer, Central London

IndustryFinancial Services
LocationLondon
Job Type Permanent
Date 2 November 2017

This is an amazing opportunity for a Russian Speaking Compliance Officer to join an international financial company based in Central London. You would be responsible for the daily AML and KYC compliance functions and act as AML subject matter expert.

 

As Compliance Officer you will be responsible for:

 

  • Review and approval of new clients;
  • Referrals to and presentation of high risk clients for approval at the Client Committee;
  • Undertaking KYC checks (on-boarding and reviews) and dormant account reviews;
  • Implementation and maintenance of a client compliance database for documentation (e.g. KYC checklists, risk evaluation);
  • Update compliance procedures relating to AML and sanctions, ensuring they are up to date and fit for purpose and make recommendations for procedure improvements where appropriate;
  • Monitoring for changes in sanctions and escalating such changes to Compliance team;
  • Maintaining and publishing the Restricted List on behalf of Compliance;
  • Represent and promote Compliance, building relationships with other business and operational areas;
  • Assist in the provision of Compliance training;
  • Keep up to date with regulatory change, in particular change in an AML context;
  • Be familiar with the Company’s compliance procedures and understand the role of the Company in the context of its international activities.

 

To succeed in this role you will need be/have:

  • Educated to degree level with a Legal or Business degree
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in financial services legal or compliance
  • Familiar with AML requirements under EU and UK legislation and FCA regulation
  • General compliance knowledge
  • Fluent Russian and English (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, team player


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