Global Financial Crimes Compliance - Payments Advisory - Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


As part of Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the centre 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.

You will be joining the Global Financial Crimes Advisory team supporting the J.P. Morgan Payments business in EMEA. The team plays a critical role in the assessment of client risk, product risk and oversight over core Know Your Customer, AML and Sanction processes and controls. You will have the opportunity to materially contribute and develop the Financial Crimes Compliance framework through your knowledge and experience of European and Global AML and Sanctions laws, rules and regulations. The J.P. Morgan Payments business is among the world’s largest, most trusted and innovative full-service providers in one of the most dynamic and rapidly transforming spaces in financial services.

Job 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

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Sound knowledge of AML and Sanction requirements – global policy, national requirements and industry practice
  • A good understanding of the Payments business, products 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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