AML and Fraud Consultant

eTeam UK

London, London

London, London
30+ days ago


Title: AML & Fraud Consultant
Duration: 3 Months
Location: London or remote
(Based on current COVID situation)
  • The role holder will be responsible for performing, overseeing and working financial crime and fraud prevention tasks designed to ensure the firm is compliant and protected from risk and loss.
  • They will be required to prioritise and work independently whilst working as a member of a small team.
  • The role holder will report to the Senior Director, UK Financial Crime and will be responsible for case investigations, transaction monitoring, due diligence reviews, client onboarding file due diligence compliance reviews and provide support and guidance to business partners on a day to day basis.
  • The individual will have experience of managing a diverse workload in relation to financial crime and fraud related activities and have a strong ability to engage with internal and external business partners, including supporting clients who experience fraud.
  • They should be able to assess and recommend enhancements to processes and procedures to ensure the firm remain compliant whilst aligning to a risk based approach.
  • Success within the role will ensure that both Silicon Valley Bank's UK Branch and SVB Financial Group UK Limited comply with all applicable regulations and guidelines in relation to financial crime and fraud.
  • They will need to be able to work on confidential and sensitive matters, exercising good judgement in the execution of their role and putting the needs of the business first.
  • The role holder will also be expected to "cast the right shadow within the wider business, including acting as a liaison point into the various AML/CTF/Fraud points within SVB in the US.


" CDD/KYC file reviews to ensure they are compliant to internal procedures and legislation
" Disposition, investigation and recommendation of alerts relating to sanctions, PEP's and adverse information
" Conducting AML and CTF investigations, including assessment of Suspicious Activity Reports
" Transaction Monitoring of clients
" Fraud case investigation, including liaison with clients and law enforcement
" Performing Due Diligence reviews
" Providing advice and guidance to internal business partners in relation to financial crime and fraud
" Acting as a subject matter expert and representative of the UK Branch in relation to financial crime and fraud projects
" Building, developing and maintaining strong external tactical relationships with industry and law enforcement
" Maintaining current industry awareness
" Escalation of issues for review and resolution in relation to financial crime and fraud

" A degree or equivalent work experience is required
" Strong working knowledge of financial crime and fraud prevention
" Strong judgement and critical thinking skills
" Ability to synthesize complex information effectively
" Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
" The ability to work independently and challenge effectively
" Strong prioritisation and workflow management skills
" Relationship building
The individual should have an entrepreneurial, collaborative approach and a flexible style that allows for the input of others.
The individual must share the following core values of SVB:
" An emphasis on achieving the organisation's goals, versus individual achievement;
" An "enterprising approach with creative problem solving; and
" A focused and results driven mindset.
The candidate must possess a high level of energy and initiative and be capable of functioning as a collaborative partner and value-added business contributor.
In style, the individual should be consultative versus directive and able to weigh options and alternatives effectively, yet equally capable of being decisive and willing to take risks where appropriate.
The candidate must be hard-working, self-motivated and able to work independently in a team-oriented environment.
The ideal candidate will possess a strong sense of urgency, be able to think beyond the initial set of facts or issues and have a strong orientation for probing for less than apparent solutions.
He or she should bring a strong sense of ethics, sound business judgement and the desire to be a business-oriented problem solver.