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    LMA UK Compliance & Financial Crime

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    Nikolai Balzer

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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  • Full oversight and autonomous management of the AML function;
  • Reviewing and assuming ownership - in collaboration with the Compliance and Risk teams at the Head Office - of applicable risk assessment methodologies towards business-wide risk assessment, country risk assessment, product risk assessment and customer risk assessment;
  • Reviewing and assuming ownership of financial crime related policies and procedures, including EDD procedures applicable at KYC and operational levels;
  • Conducting financial crime risk assessments including: business-wide risk assessment, country risk assessment;
  • Maintaining regular and ongoing interaction with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, internal audit, external advisors and regulators;
  • Conducting the day-to-day management and operation of the AML function, including staff training and awareness, management information, suspicious activity reporting, sanctions screening, activity monitoring, etc.;
  • Overseeing the timely reviews of customer KYCs and risk assessment through continuous interactions with RMs and the AML/KYC analyst;
  • Producing compliance reporting, both internal (monthly management information reports) and external (e.g. REP-CRIM return)


  • Typically 5-10 years of relevant AML experience within an international banking environment with trade finance activities;
  • Previous background in high level risk assessments and EDD processes;
  • Current or previous SMF17;
  • Thorough knowledge of Trade Finance products, risks and EDD processes;
  • Strong personality and ability to lead/influence others and implement changes.