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31 Jan 2023

Full-Time Senior Representative, Anti Money Laundering/Prevention/Know Your Client

BNYMellonTA – Posted by BNY Mellon Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Who we are:    

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations, or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment and wealth management and investment services in 35 countries. As of March 31, 2022, BNY Mellon had $45.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $2.3 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.


Job Purpose:

Our team is responsible for AML (Anti Money Laundering) verification and controls and the management and prevention of Financial Crime. The team would follow up with clients and chase management company referrals. Regular monitoring and reporting are also the responsibility of the AML team.



Specific responsibilities can vary, but primary functions within the Team are the administration of both basic and complex anti-money laundering controls and the associated follow up, the management and investigation of suspicious activities/transactions, and the monitoring and identification of Sanctioned and Politically Exposed individuals including liaison with the MLRO office.

Essential Functions – Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed risk profiles for complex Clients and conduct periodic reviews of Client profiles.
  • Performs due diligence to ensure accuracy of information.
  • Uses developed communication skills to engage in routine conversations with internal stakeholders and complex external Clients to manage business relationships and expectations.
  • Prepare and delivery monthly KPI packs to Clients.
  • Reviews investor profiles that have been flagged and escalated for additional review through QSS real time screening and Sanction alerts.
  • Investigate and log Suspicious Activity Reports.
  • Perform Transaction Monitoring of Investor transactions, including assessing historical/currently held investor information and interactions to identify any suspicious activity.
  • Gather information from independent research, online tools or directly from the Client or investor to complete risk-based decisions and review/ discount political-exposed persons and sanctions.
  • Work with supervisor to address errors, implementation of preventative actions and performance issues.
  • Assist with implementation of procedure or process changes to include regulatory change, new Clients and changes to Client requirements.
  • Support project activities and provide SME support.
  • Provides guidance and training to less experienced AML/KYC/Prevention support staff and provide QA.
  • Ensure all SLAs and regulatory requirements are met.
  • Responsible for the quality and completion of own work.


Skills & Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of total work experience preferred.
  • Experience in brokerage, accounting, fraud or law preferred.
  • High school/secondary school or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Bachelors degree is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a Financial Services or Legal background.
  • Excellent leadership skills, ability to lead dynamic team.
  • Ability to quickly address issues – strong decision making and uses own initiative to resolve problems.
  • Strong Financial Services technical skills.
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft packages particularly Excel.
  • Intuitive and logical work ethic.


What we can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for training, growth, and professional development
  • Mentoring and job shadowing programs
  • A multitude of opportunities to get involved in additional charity projects and engagement groups
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Health Promotion: Wellbeing and Innovation Centre, Wellbeing programs
  • Full time contract of employment
  • Competitive salary
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Private medical care
  • Pension scheme



BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: compliance; financial crime; AML; KYC. Salaries: Not Disclosed.


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