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Account Opening & Review Specialist

Bromley, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Account Opening and Review Specialist

Corporate Title: Vice President  

Location: Bromley

Role Description:

  • Ensuring that the business is compliant with all Bank policies and local legal requirements globally
  • Ensuring that documentation requirements are met and perform Anti-Money Laundering checks on existing clients.  This includes independent verification of information supplied by using external research via publicly approved sources
  • Reviewing completed documentation when received back from client and if appropriate sign off documentation in compliance with local AML regulations
  • Following up on all outstanding issues/escalations
  • Provisioning of guidance, advice and training to other teams with the business on an ad-hoc basis
  • Liaising with business partners in Global Finance Crimes Compliance, Onboarding, Sales and Local Compliance Officer in Europe

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of AML/KYC requirements or Economic Sanctions laws and regulations gained within a corporate environment
  • Familiarity with IBK / corporate banking business
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A flexible, team spirited approach with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Flexibility
  • Able to apply Critical Thinking
  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills
  • A good knowledge of various corporate structures e.g. Funds, Trusts, Partnerships, SPVs, etc. an advantage
  • Additional language an advantage

Other Qualifications:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions
  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward
  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner
  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base
  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Account Opening and Review Specialist

Corporate Title: Vice President  

Location: Bromley

Role Description:

  • Ensuring that the business is compliant with all Bank policies and local legal requirements globally
  • Ensuring that documentation requirements are met and perform Anti-Money Laundering checks on existing clients.  This includes independent verification of information supplied by using external research via publicly approved sources
  • Reviewing completed documentation when received back from client and if appropriate sign off documentation in compliance with local AML regulations
  • Following up on all outstanding issues/escalations
  • Provisioning of guidance, advice and training to other teams with the business on an ad-hoc basis
  • Liaising with business partners in Global Finance Crimes Compliance, Onboarding, Sales and Local Compliance Officer in Europe

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of AML/KYC requirements or Economic Sanctions laws and regulations gained within a corporate environment
  • Familiarity with IBK / corporate banking business
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A flexible, team spirited approach with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Flexibility
  • Able to apply Critical Thinking
  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills
  • A good knowledge of various corporate structures e.g. Funds, Trusts, Partnerships, SPVs, etc. an advantage
  • Additional language an advantage

Other Qualifications:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions
  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward
  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner
  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base
  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21075410

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Katie Whitehead

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
26 ELMFIELD RD, Bromley, BR1 1LR