Corporate - Global Financial Crimes Compliance - Sanctions Compliance Officer, Advisory - Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Corporate - Global Financial Crimes Compliance - Sanctions Compliance Officer, Advisory - Senior Associate

Bournemouth, England, UK

Job Description

As part of Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the center of keeping JPMorgan Chase strong and resilient. You help the firm grow its business in a responsible way by anticipating new and emerging risks, and using your expert judgement to solve real-world challenges that impact our company, customers and communities. Our culture in Risk Management and Compliance is all about thinking outside the box, challenging the status quo and striving to be best-in-class.

Taking your career to the next level in Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) means you will build on your previous experience and move into an independent role working in partnership with colleagues in line of business, US, and Asia Compliance, local EMEA in-country Compliance teams and the lines of business.

We are seeking a talented individual to join our GFCC Sanctions Advisory team in EMEA. You will work as part of the EMEA Sanctions Compliance team within Global Sanctions Compliance (GSC). The role requires a level of independent decision making and judgment and you must be able to adapt to a rapidly changing business and regulatory environment. You will work effectively with minimal supervision to align yourself and the team with responsibilities outlined by the function.

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

  • Understand various Line of Business products and services, for example Markets, Custody, Securities Services, Trade, Payments, Wealth Management, Transfer Agency
  • Provide sanctions advice and guidance with respect to sanctions laws, including OFAC and other relevant jurisdictions impacting particular Line of Business
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of HMT, EU, OFAC and other sanctions programs in order to provide advice and to support ad hoc queries raised by business partners and their customers
  • Provide training and additional guidance when necessary, respond to sanctions escalations, and maintain and update sanctions guidance as necessary
  • Keep informed of any changes to processes and procedures, regulatory change and ensure open verbal dialogue with colleagues across the EMEA region
  • Demonstrate a quality focused work ethic and strong controls mind-set, understand regulatory requirements and adhere to appropriate controls
  • Utilize strong organizational skills that enable effective work prioritization of multiple asks and ensure timely escalation of key risks/issues to management
  • Communicate at all levels
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of ever changing Sanctions landscape through knowledge and research

Minimum Skills, Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for someone excited to join our organization. If you meet the minimum requirements below, you are encouraged to apply to be considered for this role.

  • Skills in assessment of risk and making sound decisions in regard of sanction risk
  • Relevant experience of Compliance activities particularly in relation to AML / Sanctions preferred
  • 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
  • Interest in subject matter and background knowledge in world political and economic events as it impacts foreign policies useful
  • Knowledge of banking / payment processing, especially familiarity with SWIFT payment message structures preferred
  • Self-starter with strong presentation and organisational skills with ability to work independently under pressure and to tight deadlines yet escalate matters as appropriate
  • Demonstrate a quality focused work ethic and strong controls mind-set, understand regulatory requirements and adhere to appropriate controls
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required or evidence of comparable academic / work achievement
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