Apply Now    

Corporate - Compliance - List Screening - Sanctions Compliance Officer - Associate

Req #: 180014040
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Compliance
Potential Referral Amount: 0 Pound Sterling (GBP)
JP Morgan Chase
Corporate – Compliance
 
List Screening – Sanctions Compliance Associate (601)
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries.  The firm is a leader in Investment & Corporate Banking; Financial Services for consumers, small business and commercial banking; financial transaction processing; asset management and private equity.
 
The Role
 
The Compliance List Screening, Sanctions escalations team is responsible for handling Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions escalations and investigations and for providing Know Your Customer (KYC) Compliance support to EMEA’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) businesses. In addition the team provides regional oversight for other lines of business within EMEA for Global Financial Crimes Compliance activities and issues. The team’s role is part of the financial crime objective to:
  • Identify suspicious activity and report to law enforcement
  • Prevent clients being on boarded or being maintained that create money laundering or reputational risk to JPMC
  • Ensure JPMC does not maintain accounts or facilitate transactions involving sanctioned countries, parties or individuals.
  • The team works in partnership with colleagues in US and Asia Financial Crimes Compliance, local EMEA in-country Compliance teams and client focused staff in the lines of business.
As a result of the routine screening of JPMorgan’s day to day transactions with its customers, a proportion of that activity is escalated as sanctions related suspect items which require further review and analysis by Compliance in order to ensure compliance with both our legal obligations and company policy
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To support the review of production transactions across the various CIB businesses which are escalated to Compliance daily as suspect items against OFAC, HMT, EU or other sanctions programs. The major part of the role on a day to day basis is the processing of payments and other transactions escalated within the Fircosoft FMF and Global Sanctions Manager systems. This can be either in the live screening queue or in the post screening queue.
  • To develop a good working knowledge of HMT, EU, OFAC and other sanctions programs in order to support ad hoc queries raised by CIB business partners and their customers.
  • To adhere to regular controls and procedures to ensure that a zero-tolerance environment for sanctions breaches is maintained
  • To provide regular metrics to senior management and colleagues in other Compliance teams globally as required
  • To investigate and resolve problems associated with the adherence to OFAC and other sanctions programs  in a timely and customer focused manner
  • To work without supervision and act on own initiative to identify tasks to be undertaken.
  • To work independently on projects as sole contributor or member of a wider project team, representing Compliance and providing added value as required
  • Take responsibility for development and update of procedural documentation
  • To drive opportunities to promote greater efficiencies within the process
  • Organise the daily workflow to ensure disposition and full documentation of alerts, including supporting data analysis and rationale within the case management system in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with global partners, GFCC (Global Financial Crimes Compliance), GSC (Global Sanctions Compliance), Quality Testing and Lines of Business
Requirements / Qualifications
  • Knowledge of banking / payment processing, especially familiarity with SWIFT and other payment message structures required.
  • Relevant experience of Compliance activities particularly in relation to AML/ Sanctions preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required or evidence of comparable academic / work achievement
  • Interest in subject matter and background knowledge in world political and economic events as it impacts foreign policy objectives useful.
  • Analytical mind
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Adherence to controls and standards
  • Ability to prioritize, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated skills in risk assessment. The ability to make sound decisions, including escalation when appropriate, in regard of AML or sanction risk
  • High level problem solving ability coupled with the ability to recommend and make decisions autonomously
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills and and organization skills
  • Excellent documentation skills to clearly and accurately articulate alert disposition
  • Self starter, able to execute responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and bring tasks to completion within established timeframes.
  • Proven in-depth PC skills, good working knowledge of excel/access/VBA would be advantageous.
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:
 
J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.
 
J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Now    

Join our Talent Community

Not ready to apply? Leave your information with us and we will keep you up to date with new career opportunities.

Things to note

Sign in to our application system to continue your job search or update your profile.

Current employees sign in here. Contractors sign in here.

Any information you provide is confidential and will only be viewed by our recruiters in an effort to fill open positions. In addition, the information you provide is subject to our privacy policy practices.

Please note that J.P. Morgan will not accept unsolicited approaches or speculative CVs, nor will J.P. Morgan be responsible for any related fees, from Third Party Firms who are not preferred suppliers.

The firm invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities.

Need disability related assistance?

If you are a US or Canadian applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please click here.

Important links

Click here to view the "EEO is the Law" poster.

Click here to view the "EEO is the Law" supplemental poster.

Click here to view our U.S. Pay Transparency Policy.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.