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Corporate - Compliance - List Screening - Associate

Req #: 180022706
Location: Warsaw, MZ, PL
Job Category: Compliance
Potential Referral Amount: 2500 Polish Zloty (PLN)
The List Screening team is part of Compliance, responsible for supporting and leading a key aspect of the firm's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program.
List Screening are a global utility responsible for screening the firm’s clients, employees, vendors, related parties and securities across all LOB’s and Corporate teams. Screening lists include OFAC / Sanctions, FinCEN, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), Negative Media and Internal Lists.
The team reviews alerts generated by the firms strategic filter (Bridger) and identifies matches that require escalation to Compliance, GFCC, or the LOB.  In addition to the various screening functions, operational support is provided by the Middle Office, Business Support & Controls, List Operations and Vendor Management. Collectively, these groups are responsible for partnering with Compliance to implement screening policy changes, defining Technology enhancements, establishing controls and maintaining relationships across Compliance, LOB’s and external vendors.
Due to an expanding global footprint in accordance with the Corporate Location Strategy, a new List Screening group is being created in Warsaw, Poland to cover a number of screening functions currently residing in other locations.
Position Description:
The List Screening Department currently has an opportunity for a Client List Screening Alert Associate who will be based in Warsaw, Poland to join the newly formed Poland Client List Screening Operations Team.
As an Associate Team Lead the individual will report directly to the CLS Operations Manager, with the responsibility of leading a sub team of 9 analysts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze, investigate and research alerts comparing our account holders and their transactions against Global Screening Lists
  • Perform due diligence on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and Special Persons of Interest (SPOIs) in addition to screening clients against sanctions and negative media profiles.
  • Exercise sound judgement in conducting reviews to determine if a true match to a suspect name
  • Disposition and fully evidence all alerts, including supporting data and rationale within the case management system in a timely manner
  • Perform at a 100% quality rate while balancing high-throughput requirements.
  • Reviewing, inputting and triage of internal referrals of suspicious customer activity.
  • Adhere to SLAs; escalating any quality or timeliness issues with Manager for follow up
  • Build relationships with global partners, GFCC (Global Financial Crimes Compliance) and Lines of Business
  • Function as a key contributor with demonstrated knowledge of screening issues, as well as broader functional knowledge
  • Participate in the development of goals and execution of strategies within the function or department
  • Support testing to ensure operational readiness for new feeds/projects
  • Contribute to development and updates of procedural documentation
  • Observe the highest degree of confidentiality in the handling of information received in connection with the role responsibilities.
  • Experience of leading and/or managing a team in an Operations environment
  • AML/KYC compliance background preferred with knowledge/experience of Sanctions, PEP’s and Negative Media an advantage
  • Experience of banking processes, products and systems preferred
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimal supervision
  • To work effectively as part of a team and to contribute to key deliverables
  • Effective analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills with ability to recommend and make decisions autonomously
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership over “quality” and end-to-end best practices 
  • Excellent documentation skills to clearly and accurately articulate alert disposition
  • Highly disciplined individual, self-motivated, and delivery focused
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills are a must – both verbal and written 
  • Proficient in MS Office (with a focus on Excel, Word)
  • Adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment, driven by regulatory requirements
  • Individual must be results driven and have attention to detail, maintain a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize/multi-task through time management skill
  • Results oriented team player with a consistent track record of driving tasks quickly and accurately to fruition
  • Adherence to controls and standards
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. We have a sophisticated local market presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa which is complemented by staff around the world who support our growth and serve our clients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are excited to expand our team in Poland and we’re looking for collaborative, innovative and dedicated individuals to join us in our new corporate centre in Warsaw. Bring us your expertise and you’ll be part of a global community, working with people around the world and with a company that’s committed to investing in you and making a success of this key new location for our business.
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
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