Anti-Financial Crime officer

Leading Bank is looking for an expert who will be responsible for the effective and timely evaluation of Corporate and Investment Banking clients that present a higher risk of money laundering, terrorism financing and financial crime related issues.



Review and complete Anti-Financial Crime escalations in relation to high-risk customers, to assess financial crime risks applying a risk-based approach, in accordance with local regulations and bank policy;

Produce AML Risk summaries;

Provide AML-KYC guidance to the Client Data Services and Business units on KYC-related matters through the course of day-to-day business;

Cooperation with Client Data Services and Business units to assess legal documents and associated information to comply with regulatory requirements and internal policies and ensure high quality and timely completion of all client-level due diligence obligations;

Provide advice to the business and other infrastructure functions in presence of identified negative information;

Liaise with Business Unit to ascertain information on the purpose of client’s activity, transaction volume and products;

Support to update and implement local KYC procedures;

Participating in Anti-Financial Crime related projects;

Liaising with local Anti-Financial Crime colleagues and assisting other team members in AML/KYC-related tasks.


Attention to detail with strong follow-up and good judgement

AML/Anti-Financial Crime knowledge and previous experience working in the financial services industry

KYC Procedures maintenance (in English – highly appreciated, in Russian - required);

An understanding of the legal and compliance issues of complex banking organisations

Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines with no loss of accuracy

Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities to meet organizational and business needs

Strong interpersonal skills to enable the building of strong, open dialogue-based relationships with relevant stakeholder

Fluent in English and local language

Ability to acquire huge flow of information and apply it in practice

Knowledge of Russian legislation and international standards in AML/KYC areas, as well as best practices;

Master degree in Law/Economics;

Minimum 3 years working experience in AML/Compliance/Financial monitoring (in a financial institution);

Attentive and Highly organized;

Upper-intermediate English (both written and speaking) as a minimum.