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Asset Management - EMEA Screening & Central Onboarding Team (COT) UK - Associate

Req #: 180032132
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)


JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.4 trillion, over 250,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management advises institutions, endowments, foundations and families through Asset Management and Wealth Management. Our Wealth Management business includes J.P. Morgan Private Bank, J.P. Morgan Securities and Chase Wealth Management.


EMEA Screening & Central Onboarding Team (COT) UK


The EMEA Screening and Central Onboarding team UK (COT UK) forms part of the Client Services & Business Platform. 

COT UK is a centralized unit for all overnight screening results for EMEA and are responsible for reviewing all resultant Sanctions, Negative Media and PEP alerts in accordance with internal guidelines and escalation standards.  The team is also a central function for the corporate onboarding for the UK Funds business and must validate AML/KYC documents, create KYC records and review AML/KYC reports in line with Customer Due Diligence and Onboarding procedures. 

Main responsibilities include:

  • Line management of AML/KYC analysts
  • Oversight of all centralized screening results for EMEA

  • Oversight of all potential suspicious activities

  • Oversight of all corporate onboardings for the UK Funds business

  • Ensure issues are identified, escalated and resolved appropriately

  • Present escalation cases to senior stakeholders; clear articulation of findings 

  • Assist with resource management and capacity planning

  • Act as delegate for manager in key forums

  • Delivery of monthly metrics to Senior Management

  • Management of AML/KYC procedure updates and review processes

  • Focus on operational excellence and regulatory compliance

  • Partner with AML team and GFCC to ensure compliance with Global/local requirements

  • Partner with Technical teams to address data needs/drive enhancements

  • Establish effective relationships with wider business groups (internally & externally)

  • Assist with internal Compliance reviews and external AML audits

  • Keep abreast of new AML regulations and developments in market practices


Essential skills:

  • Ability to manage the work of direct reports
  • Strong leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Independent decision making and judgment
  • Highly professional demeanor with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong risk awareness & control mindset; ability to raise issues confidently
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Adaptable to continuous change
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with senior management across LOB
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and facilitate change
  • Experience of managing external service suppliers 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase& Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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