Financial Crime Analysts

About us

PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges.

With over 1,300 staff deployed on large implementation and execution programmes, Operate brings together top talent with a distinctive mix of knowledge and skills. We support clients by providing staff augmentation services, delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines for some of the biggest brands worldwide.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for highly-motivated individuals to work within our Financial Crime service offering.This role will involve you performing a due diligence review on client files on new and existing clients including Politically Exposed Person (PEP), adverse press and sanctions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Carry out KYC /AML remediation and review on customer files by gathering information gained either from the public domain and or from client and customer .

  • Respond to requests for information regarding appropriate KYC documents by conducting a due diligence review for Low/Medium/High risk customers.

  • Proactively manage own work allocation and meet daily, monthly productivity and quality targets by seeking clear guidance, instruction or coaching to help fulfil your role.

  • Update metrics trackers accurately and in a timely manner including client and relevant workflow systems.

  • Work collaboratively to drive ideas/solutions with peers, TL’s and managers which will improve Client and PwC’s efficiency process.

  • Be able to implement and adapt to new or changing processes quickly.

  • Proactively build relationships with all team members within PwC including engagement with client teams as well as customers of our clients.

What is in it for you?

This is a fast-paced, challenging environment which can provide you with a rewarding and stimulating career. You will work with well-known, global clients and have opportunities to further develop both technical and softer skills. You will be a key member in a dynamic and expanding team, where there is a strong emphasis on encouraging, developing and retaining our people.

More about our clients

Our clients are typically large banks, asset managers and hedge funds. With remediation, we are often engaged at the point at which clients are facing serious regulatory pressure with strict deadlines, therefore our ability to mobilise quickly and complete our work efficiently are of the upmost importance. Increasingly, we are also providing ongoing managed service support, with a strong emphasis on operational- and cost-effectiveness. Both of these areas have led to sustained growth across the Financial Crime team over the last four years.

Where will you be based?

The role will be based in Belfast; however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered and it is not a prerequisite of the role.

  • Have a strong understanding of AML policies and procedures including Sanctions, Bribery, corruption and Transaction Monitoring used to address financial crime risks.

  • Knowledge of regulatory developments driving the industry and key issues affecting regulated firms.

  • Experience in dealing with different types of company structures in different jurisdictions, funds and banking products.

  • A high level of attention to detail and experience following strict processes and requirements.

  • Demonstrate an inquisitive nature which is inclined to investigate, identify issues and solve problems..

  • Experience within the financial services sector.

What is in it for you?

As we’re responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. We’re also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:

  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service
  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

  • A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.

    Closing date 29th November at 5pm