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Financial Crime Prevention Analyst

Job Title:
Financial Crime Prevention Analyst
Reports to:
Financial Crime Prevention Team Manager
Type of position:
Full Time

The Bank
The Bank has offices in Gibraltar, Malta and London who has been serving innovative Clients through a portfolio of e-money products and payment services over the past 16 years. The Bank is now embarking on a journey to expand its banking product range and will soon be offering digital corporate banking services in Gibraltar.

As a leader in the industry, we set the standard for excellence in the payments sector. We are forward thinkers in a complex ecosystem and partner with cutting edge Fintech’s to challenge the way we conventionally bank for the better.

Our parent company, IDT Corporation, is an innovative and opportunity-seeking multinational company headquartered in the US and listed on the New York Stock Exchange, with offices across the globe.

Role Outline

As a member of the IDTFS Financial Crime Prevention team, this role is primarily responsible for the investigation of alerts generated by the Company’s Transaction Monitoring system and provide support to the additional activities related to Suspicious Activity Reporting, PEPs and Sanctions. The Financial Crime Analyst will report to the Financial Crime Prevention Team Manager on daily activities and will also be involved in specific compliance tasks and projects. Main responsibilities include:

• Playing a key role in supporting the delivery of comprehensive financial crime prevention and Anti-Money Laundering processes.
• Analysis of cases generated by internal transaction monitoring software to detect Money Laundering/ Proliferation or Terrorism Financing activities.
• Verification of alerted transactions by conducting reviews on Clients accounts.
• Making recommendations based on research/analysis results including making risk-based SAR recommendations and preparing SARs.
• Document steps taken throughout the investigation process to ensure the activity record is updated and maintained for audit and compliance purposes.
• Assist with the preparation of departmental Management information reports.
• Provide input to the maintenance of the departmental procedures.
• Any other associated duties required from time to time to meet the departmental responsibilities and goals.

Competencies, Knowledge & Skills, Experience

• Previous experience working in a compliance, fraud/AML related role.
• Preferably previous experience working in a banking or financial services environment.
• Strong working knowledge of SARs, AML and KYC rules and regulations.
• Experience with analysing data/reports/trends.
• Awareness of the principles of risk mitigation, risk management and governance.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively.
• Able to find pragmatic solutions, seek improvements, and adapt to changing situations.
• Able to present information, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner, with excellent attention to detail.
• Commercial acumen – competent in analysing and evaluating client performance data.
• Problem-solving attitude.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Presentation skills.
• Aptitude for fostering positive relationships.
• Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Customer-oriented mindset

The holder of this position will be expected to pass the required background checks in line with the Bank’s policy.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Collaboration and partnerships are in our DNA and we are always on the lookout for individuals to add to our unique make-up and skill set that allows our partners grow. So, if you can bring a fresh perspective to see the big picture, spot trends and provide excellent service then we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV and let us know how you can help IDT and its partners achieve their goals whilst we help you fulfil your career ambitions.