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Compliance Analyst - Sanctions List Screening

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including the ability to:

  1. Conduct a comprehensive review of production transactions across globally booked business, which are escalated to Compliance daily as suspect items against OFAC, HMT, EU or other sanctions programs. Utilising in-house and publicly available information to identify concerns.
  2. Review and analyze the underlying data to accurately support decision making, which may result in escalation in line with Sanctions programs and/or law enforcement/SAR filing.
  3. Summarize and fully document all transactions within the Global Sanctions Manager system within expected timeframes, in line with currency cut offs.
  4. Exhibit understanding of upstream and downstream processes and ability to identify client impact when reviewing transactions.
  5. Develop and maintain knowledge of ever changing Sanctions landscape through knowledge, research and training.
  6. Participate in ad-hoc projects related to; technology enhancements, procedural updates and thematic reviews.
  7. Previous experience of Sanctions, financial crimes compliance or a related position preferred.
  8. Strong written skills to clearly and accurately summarize decision making.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships with other teams.
  10. Ability to follow procedures, maintain quality standards, understand regulatory requirements and adhere to appropriate controls.
  11. MS Office skills including intermediate Excel skills are preferred.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) is responsible for developing and implementing the requirements and standards for the Firm's Enterprise-Wide Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Programs. The team’s role is part of the financial crime objective to: They perform an assessment of alerts for potential Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing or Sanctions related activity based on system and manually sourced alerts, consistent with global and local standards.