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Financial Crime Specialist (Fintech / Cryptocurrency)

Closing: Sep 14, 2022

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Published: Sep 7, 2022 (19 days ago)

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Our Client

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type: Remote | Full-time



Requirements

  • Relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations / certifications (CAMS, CFE, Audit)

  • Minimum of 5 years of previous work experience in Sanctions compliance roles at a financial institution

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a corporate management/supervisory position with multiple direct reports.

  • Post-secondary degree in Compliance, Risk, Finance, Legal or equivalent combination of educational and work experience

  • Fluent English, French and Arabic are beneficial and a combination of local languages are essential for this role, as is a willingness to travel across your assigned region

  • Team player and enjoy supporting and achieving team goals

  • Highly adaptable to work with multiple teams, personalities and styles

  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT) experience

  • Proficient level with Access, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

  • Availability to travel



Responsibilities

Our Client

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type: Remote | Full-time



Requirements

  • Relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations / certifications (CAMS, CFE, Audit)

  • Minimum of 5 years of previous work experience in Sanctions compliance roles at a financial institution

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a corporate management/supervisory position with multiple direct reports.

  • Post-secondary degree in Compliance, Risk, Finance, Legal or equivalent combination of educational and work experience

  • Fluent English, French and Arabic are beneficial and a combination of local languages are essential for this role, as is a willingness to travel across your assigned region

  • Team player and enjoy supporting and achieving team goals

  • Highly adaptable to work with multiple teams, personalities and styles

  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT) experience

  • Proficient level with Access, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

  • Availability to travel



Responsibilities

  • Provide second line support and challenge the business during onboarding and ongoing oversight of new Outsourced Service Providers.

  • Providing advice to ensure internal processes and procedures are updated to reflect

  • regulatory requirements.

  • Conduct gap analysis of regulatory implications of changes and track actions required for completion.

  • Advice on policy or procedural changes required to incorporate the identified changes.

  • Ensure All policies remain fit for purpose and appropriate for the changing regulatory and business environments.

  • Provide guidance to the financial crime team and when required to aid wider team objectives.

  • Ensure that key Financial Crime regulatory issues are reported to the Financial Crime

  • Manager with options and recommendations analyzed to facilitate reporting to senior management

  • Assist in the design and provision of training to all bank staff.

  • Assist in the investigation and reporting of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs).

  • Responsibility for the sanction screening process, management of sanctions queries and escalations.

  • Monitoring of transactions (including OTC) and escalation of any exceptions.

  • Undertake other tasks as and when reasonably required

  • Participate in complex initiatives and identify opportunity for process improvements within scope of responsibilities

  • Perform risk assessment and modeling to provide input and recommendations for financial crimes strategies and models

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes and internal controls

  • Conduct data and onsite reviews, review findings, determine risk level and recommend fraud prevention strategies

  • Review and assess business, operational, or technical assignments or challenges that require research, evaluation, and selection of alternatives, and exercise independent judgment to guide medium risk deliverables

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