Investigator (SAR, AML, KYC, CDD, EDD) Investigator (SAR, AML, KYC, CDD, EDD) …

HSBC Bank plc
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 20 Aug 19
Negotiable
HSBC Bank plc
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 20 Aug 19
Negotiable
Role title: Investigator, External Investigative Reporting Duration: Until 28th Feb 2019 Location: Edinburgh Rate: DOE

Role title: Investigator, External Investigative Reporting

Duration: Until 28th Feb 2019

Location: Edinburgh

Rate: DOE

Role Purpose:

Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) focuses on the specific financial crime threats the firm faces now and in the future, pioneering the techniques and technology that protect our business, our customers, and the many communities in which we operate from the harms associated with financial crime. FCTM harnesses intelligence, analytics, technology, investigation, information sharing, and public-private partnership to achieve this end, always seeking the most effective and efficient means. FCTM is also partnering with Financial Crime Compliance to build the case for a more efficient and effective regulatory approach by defining a potential new regulatory landscape based on practical, tested innovation and serving as a thought leader in the ongoing public debate on the future of regulatory compliance.

External Investigative Reporting (EIR) is part of FCTM Investigations and is located in Edinburgh. EIR is responsible for reviewing UARs raised by all HSBC UK business areas, and any overseas business areas responsible for dealing with UK customers, and ensuring that suspicious activity is reported to the UK Authorities in accordance with regulatory requirements where appropriate.

Accountabilities:

The jobholder is responsible for:

  • Processing Money Laundering Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), including Consent issues, to assist in the achievement of the department's objectives, which are primarily to fulfil the internal and external reporting requirements under the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations and the proceeds of Crime Act for all HSBC operations in the UK.
  • Ensuring compliance with Repeat SARs process.
  • Performing a quality review of SARs processed by Global Service Centre staff to approve the decision made with onward disclosure to the National Crime Agency, where required.
  • The jobholder will be expected to achieve locally defined output targets and ensure that cases are worked in the most efficient manner.

Experience/Skills

  • Ability to make a reasoned judgement from all the facts available as to whether activity on an account warrants suspicion of criminal activity.
  • Compitentcy in use of bank IT systems and product knowledge.
  • Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) writing skills
  • Investigative skills

Key words: Investigator, SAR, SARs, AML, KYC, CDD, EDD, Anti-Bribery, Corruption

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