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Anti Money Laundering Adviser - Financial Regulation Team

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Internal Firm Services
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Internal Firm Services - Compliance
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Job description

The Financial Regulation Team (FRT), within the London based Compliance Department at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, is looking for an individual to assist with the responsibility of ensuring that the firm fulfils its legal and regulatory responsibilities, in the areas of Anti Money Laundering & Combating Terrorist Financing. There will also be exposure to the firm's responsibilities regarding compliance with Financial Conduct Authority regulations.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • are enthusiastic about developing themselves and others;

  • are highly motivated and confident to work independently, but with support from more experienced subject matter experts;

  • have an aptitude for digesting and interpreting regulations in order to provide guidance and direction to the Practice;

  • have a proven ability to work to deadlines;

  • have a keen interest in developing their knowledge/understanding of AML. Previous AML experience is not essential but a genuine interest in this area is essential

About the role

The key focus of the role is to act as a point of contact in the FRT with regard to all aspects of AML activities throughout the UK firm, escalating those matters of a complex nature to the FRT Managers.

In addition you will assist in dealing with internal reports of money laundering suspicion received by the MLRO. You will be responsible for managing your own workload in consultation with the FRT Managers.

The FRT works with all business areas of the Practice to ensure that the firm meets its legal and regulatory responsibilities. The role holder supports this by:

  • Answering queries received by the FRT in relation to the application of the firm’s AML policy, in particular those relating to client identification. Advisers are the first point of contact in the FRT with regard to all money laundering queries.

  • Escalating any queries to the FRT Managers as appropriate.

  • Dealing with internal reports of money laundering suspicions received by the MLRO under the supervision of the FRT Managers and reporting to the National Crime Agency where appropriate.

  • Assisting the FRT Managers in monitoring the firm’s compliance with AML systems and controls. This will involve the analysis of data and the drafting of reports.

  • In addition to core duties, the role holder will also potentially have opportunities to work on projects, both within the FRT and across the wider department and R&Q community.

Essential skills:
  • Communicate with Impact & Empathy, as diplomacy, confidentiality and political sensitivity is required in order to provide advice and guidance. You must have the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels within the firm.

  • Contribute to team success, by adept and supportive approach to working within a small team;

  • Be open minded, agile with change and practical in approach to problem solving;

  • Be passionate about customer service by conducting fact finding and analysis in a highly methodical organised manner, in terms of work planning and output delivery

Desirable skills:
  • Acquire & apply technical expertise, as demonstrated by a working knowledge of given Industry Guidance and UK Legislation covering a Regulatory environment.

  • Be curious, learn and share by exercising strong analytical skills and imparting knowledge to colleagues;

  • Demonstrate Courage & Integrity, in the ability & confidence to make independent decisions.


Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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