Sanctions Payments AVP - Investment Banking

  • GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Twenty Recruitment Group
  • 20 Sep 16

Sanctions Payments AVP | Investment Banking | £50,000 - £60,000 + benefits

A top tier global investment bank are looking for a Sanctions Payments Screening Officer to join their global sanctions team as an AVP. The role sits within Financial Crime Compliance in the Sanctions team facing off to payments.

This role sit across a global team and will give the successful candidate wider exposure to senior stakeholders across the business worldwide.


  • Provide support to the Global Sanctions Payments Manager to maintain oversight of Sanctions Screening
  • Provide support and guidance to Payment Services; implementing and embedding controls and ensuring Sanctions rules and policy has been interpreted correctly
  • Support the oversight of the end to end assurance process for Payments Screening and Quality Assurance on behalf of Financial Crime Compliance
  • Provide support in respect of Trade, Economic and Financial Sanctions (including sanctions programs administered by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, United Nations, European Union and HM Treasury's Financial Sanctions, and global risk management framework to meet legislative and regulatory requirements for the business


  • Previous experience in a Sanctions or AML Systems role within the financial services
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) or Sanctions issues
  • Strong Payments experience with in depth knowledge of SWIFT
  • Previous experience using Fircosoft
  • Previous experience handling alerts or an operational Sanctions background would be beneficial
  • Able to interact at a senior level both internally and externally
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to complex issues
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise effectively