Senior Financial Crime Analyst – COO Job at Aviva in Norwich
Senior Financial Crime Analyst – COO – Norwich The Role We are looking for a Senior Financial Crime Analyst to work in our Norwich office. As our Senior Financial Crime Analyst, you will protect the business and clients through the adoption of a risk-based approach to due diligence and monitoring in accordance with Anti Money Laundering and sanction compliance requirements. You will provide effective management of Financial Crime risks in accordance with internal Minimum control standards and external regulations/legislation. You will contribute to the first line centre of excellence for Financial Crime Compliance across all asset classes Responsibilities To undertake AML and sanction/PEP screening on-boarding checks and ongoing monitoring across all asset and funder classes ensuring that consistent processes are followed in line with AI MLRO global strategy and requirements.Undertake the 2nd person (4 eyes check) and approve due diligence undertaken in accordance with any delegated authority.Undertake the investigation and completion of drafting reports as necessary of any internal Suspicious Activity Reports under the guidance the Nominated Reporting OfficerTo provide advice and financial crime expertise (particularly but not restricted to Anti Money Laundering (AML)).Ensure PEP and sanction screening is completed as a priority task for AI and any alerts are dealt with in a timely and effective manner (highlighting any risks).Manage referrals/escalations for sanction/PEP screening, reviewing and assessing the risk for referrals/escalations and ensuring that the appropriate course of action is taken. To support the business during regulatory audits and ensure audit points/findings are timely and effectively actioned and to undertake any icare control testing as directed.Support the business with appropriate training in financial crime prevention.Maintain effective communication within the business to ensure material issues related to financial crime prevention are escalated as required.Support the design and provision of meaningful management information to monitor the financial crime prevention programmes and Financial Crime Standard implementation.Provide FC and MI reports as required which helps understanding and decision making. Support the oversight of AML/KYC and other financial crime controls undertaken by transfer agents, including the management and reporting of issues. Requirements Practical financial crime experience in AML/Sanctions, Fraud and Anti Bribery Corruption.International Compliance Association Financial Crime qualification, or equivalent professional qualification.Current knowledge of money laundering and sanctions laws.Knowledge of fraud, bribery and corruption laws also desirableSound knowledge of AML Risk Based Approach conceptsSound knowledge of sanctions and politically exposed persons screening systems and transaction monitoring systems.Understanding of risk management principles. Analytical thinker and excellent attention to detail. Ability to react and manage sensitive situations and challenge appropriately. Good interpersonal, relationship building and written and verbal communication skillsEffective influencing style depending on grade and experienceAble to give advice and guidance within specialization to staff at all levels.A good knowledge of AML legislation and requirements in relation to real estate and asset management and an interest in financial crime mattersA good level of awareness of legal corporate entities and corporate group structures.Ability to manage multiple priorities.Team player with personal integrityFinancial Crime investigation, prevention and/or detection work preferably in the financial services or asset management industry Working at Aviva Investors Aviva Investors is a global asset manager with broad and deep expertise across all major asset classes. As part of the Aviva Group – the UK’s largest insurance company – we are uniquely positioned to combine our insurance heritage with our investment capabilities to deliver the outcomes that matter most to today’s investor.More than 1,500 people work across the globe, bringing it all together for today’s investor. When everyone feels part of a unified team, in an environment of fairness, inclusion and positivity, we all achieve more. We care deeply about this, which is why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow. We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of how we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take responsibility, and who make good decisions.The way we do this is important too. We’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area’s needs vary. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Just send us an email once you’ve applied stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll make sure we interview you.You will be assessed against the Aviva values: care more, kill complexity, never rest and create legacy.We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please send an email to * As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.
Company Location: Norwich