Job description

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

Transaction Monitoring Specialist (12 month FTC) (5289)

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.

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!

Role: Transaction Monitoring Specialist

Location: London

What does the team do?

Financial Crime Models / Intelligence team forms part of the wider Financial Crime team that services the bank and wealth division.  The team is primarily responsible for the development of technologies to ensure effective transaction monitoring, client and payment screening and data analysis to assist in the prevention and detection of Financial Crime.

What are the  key responsibilities?

  • Support the development and implementation of the new transaction monitoring system
  • Provide subject matter expertise to the business, IT and third party vendors, whilst ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Cleary articulate financial crime business requirements
  • Perform data and trend analysis
  • Support model development for effective transaction monitoring
  • Build, tune and calibrate scenarios using analytical techniques
  • Perform user acceptance testing
  • Provide challenge and recommendations for improvements
  • Implement and enhance policies and procedures
  • Provide training and guidance
  • Assist in the ongoing development and enhancement of the transaction monitoring methodology
  • Provide regular feedback to senior management

What skills are we looking for ? 

  • Extensive financial crime & transaction monitoring experience is essential
  • Ability to interpret regulatory requirements and align business needs
  • Previous experience in scenario modelling and trend analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis, using tools such as SQL and SAS programming
  • Relevant industry qualifications (such as the ICA Diploma level within Financial Crime)

What personal attributes do we look for?

  • Strong work ethic, commitment and enthusiasm
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise
  • Ability to work on Initiative
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Team orientated 
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent communication and senior stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Charmaine Bannerman

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