Global Financial Crimes Compliance – Payments Advisory - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


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Organization Description

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

Our Compliance teams work globally across all lines of business to advise internal stakeholders on the impact of regulatory requirements and how to balance these with the firm’s needs. Their diverse mandate means they also provide input on new business strategies, product lines, policies, training, operational processes, risk mitigation and control.

Employer Description

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


We are seeking a talented individual to join our Global Financial Crimes and Compliance (GFCC) Advisory team supporting the Payments business in EMEA. The role sits within the EMEA GFCC Payments Advisory team who are the primary financial crime interface to the Payments business providing regional guidance to help ensure adequate systems and controls are in place in accordance with the firm-wide AML framework, regional rules and regulations. The team plays a key role in assessment of client risk, product risk and oversight over core Know Your Customer, AML and Sanction processes.

Key responsibilities

  • Financial crime advisory for the EMEA Payments client portfolio that includes Fintech (including third party payment processors), Foreign Correspondent Banks, Non-Bank Financial Institutions and Corporate entities.
  • Review and escalation of significant client matters and provide recommendations for appropriate risk mitigation.
  • Provide advice to client relationship managers and internal stakeholders on due diligence requirements to help mitigate financial crime risk.
  • Participate in client due diligence visits and discussions.
  • Represent the Payments Advisory team at governance forums including those for client risk escalation.
  • Issue identification, co-ordination and escalation through our governance structures.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain financial crime related management information.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Sound knowledge of AML and Sanction requirements – global policy, national requirements and industry practice.
  • A good understanding of Payments business, product and client base.
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written, including the ability to convey complex ideas and concepts in a clear manner appropriate to the audience.
  • Ability to establish good relationships with other parts of a large organization.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving, owning the issues and having the determination to follow tasks/issues through to resolution.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple deliverables.
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