AML - Associates - PwC Belfast
Who we are
Our team supports many of the firm’s leading clients, largely within the banking and financial services sector, on a wide range of challenging projects.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have backgrounds in compliance functions who are seeking a new opportunity to use and develop existing skillsets in a financial services. It is important that you are willing to continue to learn, you can work well individually and as part of a team and you have an enthusiasm to succeed both on an individual and team level.
About the roles
Successful applicants will support clients across a range of financial crime issues, including anti-money laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC), Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), sanctions, alert and transaction monitoring.
Typical responsibilities could include:
Perform assessments against a range of policy, guidelines and regulatory expectations within Financial Services
Perform review and subsequent remediation of client files
Contacting and communicating with external sources
Building and maintaining relationships with the wider global PwC network
Understand and proactively keep up to date with the latest regulatory developments and issues which affect 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 receive both technical and softer skills training to assist with your continual personal and professional development.
More about our clients
Our clients are typically large banks, asset managers and hedge funds. While not an exhaustive list, the projects you are likely to support on will include compliance and regulatory change programmes, finance/operational transformations, redress & remediation, restructuring, research and acquisitions & mergers. Our clients continue to ask us for continued support in helping them manage their regulatory issues, contributing to sustained growth across our PwC practice over the last two years.
Where will you be based?
Projects will be mainly carried out at PwC’s Belfast office, although you may be required to travel to client sites (across the UK and sometimes global client sites) or PwC UK offices for training. We will discuss these requirements with you in advance of starting a project.
Applicants should meet the following requirements:
Preference for graduates, though candidates without degrees will also be considered if they demonstrate relevant experience (minimum of one year’s relevant experience).
Previous experience within a compliance or AML function
An understanding of the banking industry and related regulatory environment (note SME regulatory knowledge is not required)
• Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work
• Ability to manage time, prioritise tasks and work under tight deadlines
• Excellent attention to detail
• Self-starter and motivated to succeed
• Professionally sceptical mind-set
• Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining ability to work independently with little supervision
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Aptitude for learning new systems and IT applications
Please note, offers of employment for these vacancies will be made on an ‘as required’ basis, and will depend on the volume and quality of applicants, as well as business requirements.