An opportunity has arisen for a Financial Crime Trade Finance Analyst to join our Global Corporate Banking team based in London. In the UK, Trade Finance is considered a key strategic pillar of the GCB business, with expansion plans of a minimum of 20% growth in its client base each year for the next three years.
As part of this, SGCB Financial Crime Operation is seeking Trade Finance Analysts with experience of working within a middle office Trade Finance and/or Financial Crime environment to conduct financial crime controls on trade transactions and additionally support the development of Financial Crime risk management controls.
Our people are passionate about truly listening to our customers to make banking more simple, personal and fair. And change like that doesn't happen unless we all speak up with new ideas and challenge things that could be better.
As a Financial Crime Trade Finance Analyst, your main responsibilities will be
Short term responsibility to work with the Financial Crime Transformation Programme to drive the implementation of Financial Crime controls for Trade Finance within GTB Middle Office, including conducting a high level risk assessment of the SGCB Trade Finance client portfolio.
Longer-term role as part of BAU Operations, ensuring Trade Execution is performed within the bank's standards and policies and applicable regulatory requirements are met by applying the necessary controls to assess the financial crime risk of each transactions.
Production of multiple reports (management information) to provide business oversight and risk management.
What we'll be looking for in you
Experience of working within a 'GTB MO / STCF' (or similar) environment, being able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the core GTB products, the associated risks and how best to mitigated such risks.
A good knowledge of instruments used in the financing of International Trade, including Documentary LCs, SBLCs, Bonds and Guarantees, Lending.
Experience in Financial Crime risk management processes in Trade Finance, including the use of Trade Finance Anti-Money Laundering red flags and dual use goods and sanctions screening tools.
Solid exposure to investment banking products, must be able to demonstrate familiarity with trade origination and execution and processing of plain vanilla and complex products and assessment of main risks for those products, namely operational and financial crime risks.
Demonstrates awareness and understanding of the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to their role.
For your commitment and success, we offer one of the most competitive basic salaries with a distinct career development opportunity. Other Santander benefits include:
Discretionary annual bonus
27 days Holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy and sell 5
Retail and High Street discounts
Flex benefits including childcare vouchers and private medical insurance
With over 150 years of experience, we've built a strong, international presence, with more branches worldwide than any other bank. Dedicated to making things simple, personal and fair for our customers, our aim is to become the best bank in the UK, and we know we can't make it happen without our people. That's why we promote an environment where everyone counts. With us, you'll be encouraged to develop both professionally and personally, and by listening to your unique perspective, and turning your ideas into action, we'll grow along with you.
We are committed to helping you achieve a reasonable balance between your home and working life. To support you in meeting your commitments outside of work, we offer a range of flexible work options, including part-time working, job sharing, career breaks and flexible holiday options and we support you to make a difference in your local community with volunteering and fundraising schemes.