RegSight Obligations Register Lead Analyst

Job Description

Plenitude a niche consultancy, specialising in Financial Crime Risk and Compliance, has an exciting internal opportunity. We are looking for a talented individual with an excellent knowledge of financial crime regulations for the UK and other international jurisdictions, and has experience in regulatory analysis and horizon scanning. The individual will be involved in maintaining and further developing Plenitude’s cloud-based Obligations Register, this is a permanent role with an immediate start and offers the flexibility of remote working longer term.

We offer a very competitive compensation package, consisting of base salary, performance-related bonus, pension, life, and private medical cover.

Skills & Experience Required

Essential

  • Experience of analysing financial crime requirements in relation to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF), Sanctions, Counter Proliferation Financing, Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC), Fraud, Facilitation of Tax Evasion and Market Abuse
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable financial crime legislation, regulation and industry guidance in the UK (e.g. Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) 2002, Terrorism Acts 2000, UK Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and 2019, FCA Financial Crime Guidance, Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Guidance, Bribery Act 2010, Terrorism Asset Freezing Act 2010, etc.)
  • Knowledge of principal EU legislation in relation to financial crime (e.g. 5MLD and 6MLD, EU Wire Transfer Regulation, etc.)
  • Knowledge of international standards in relation to financial crime (e.g. FATF 40 Recommendation, FATF Guidance, FATF Typologies Reports, etc.)
  • Good understanding of the components of an effective financial crime compliance framework (e.g. Governance and Oversight, Risk Assessment, Policies and Procedures, ABC controls, Fraud controls, SAR Reporting, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the key sources of information for financial crime (e.g. The Egmont Group, The Wolfberg Group, FATF, JMLSG, etc.)
  • Understanding of financial crime framework at a national level and the difference between primary and secondary legislations, regulatory rules and guidance.
  • Experience of conducting horizon scanning
  • Excellent research skills
  • Very good Excel and data handling skills

Desirable:

  • Knowledge or experience of creating or maintaining Financial Crime Obligations Registers
  • Knowledge of financial crime legislation in other jurisdictions aside from the UK, such as the US, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, France etc.
  • Fluent in two or more languages (e.g. French, German, Spanish, Cantonese, Japanese, etc.)
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