Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Financial Crime MLRO
  • Division:
    IBP Risk & Compliance
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Transaction Monitoring Intelligence & Analytics 12 months FTC (9107)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Job Description

What does the team do?

  • The Financial Intelligence team forms part of the wider financial crime team that services Investec Bank plc.
  • Financial Intelligence is responsible for formulating and developing the strategy and framework for mitigating financial crime risk.
  • Team responsibility include;
  • Building and maintaining an effective financial crime model / intelligence function for Investec Bank plc (IBP).
  • Evolving understanding of financial crime regulations, industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies.
  • Provide, effective and holistic intelligence capability.
  • Develop & enhance models in support of IBPs AML/CTF activity, including data acquisition, modelling, implementation & tuning strategies.
  • Test and analyse thresholds and monitoring configurations to improve the effectiveness of monitoring and screening solutions.
  • Analyse and report various monitoring metrics to evolve a strategy and implementation plan

What are the main responsibilities?

  • Support the development and implementation of an effective and efficient transaction monitoring framework.
  • Acquire and analyse large complex financial data sets and identify trends, patterns & anomalies.
  • Responsible for building, tuning, and calibrating transaction monitoring detection scenarios using analytical techniques.
  • Supporting development & optimisation of transaction monitoring alert systems
  • Identify and resolve issues identified in the transaction monitoring models.
  • Create and execute test scenarios to validate solution design in support of financial crime assurance.
  • Conduct user acceptance testing.
  • Provide challenge and recommendations for improvements.
  • Develop, document, and implement tailored FCC strategies, policies, and procedure's that align with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Enhance ongoing review and tuning framework.
  • Conduct training and workshops to enhance stakeholders understanding of FCC regulation, procedures, and emerging trends.
  • Provide regular feedback to senior management.
  • Assist in optimizing and developing the TM model methodology.
  • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise to projects, business, operations, IT and third-party vendors, whilst ensuring compliance with regulations.

What core skills and knowledge and are we looking for?

  • Transaction monitoring experience is essential
  • Ability to interpret regulatory requirements and align business needs
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in data management  
  • Experience is the design of test scenarios and UAT
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced & innovative organisation
  • Relevant industry qualifications (such as the ICA Diploma level within Financial Crime)
  • Proficient in Excel, SQL & transaction analysis
  • Experience with at least one TM system, such as NICE Actimize, Oracle Mantas, FiServ
  • Strong experience in change governance
  • Ability to create MI using tools such as Power BI

What personal attributes excite us?

  • Strong work ethic, commitment and enthusiasm
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Ability to work on Initiative
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Excellent commination, with the ability to summarise technical information to senior team members
  • Team orientated
  • Proactive
  • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment


As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

We want our people to feel empowered to be themselves in an environment that supports them, enabling them to perform in “out of the ordinary” ways. Our culture places belonging and inclusion at its centre and our work environment is integral to this. If you require any adjustments to support you through the recruitment process, as well as supportive and flexible working arrangements to help you succeed with us, please let our recruitment team know.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Meet the recruiter

Charmaine Bannerman


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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Private Medical Cover
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