LMA Recruitment

City of London, London
Posted 2 weeks ago

The main purpose of the role is as follows:

  • Work within existing department’s quality control programme and with analysts within trade finance.
  • Ensure consistency of application of the department’s screening standards against existing financial crime controls and against regulatory benchmarks.
  • Work closely with the analysts, QC Team Manager and Head of Department to ensure that systems and processes are in line with expectations, and address risks using a risk-based approach
  • Daily completion of Quality Control checks across all trade finance transactions, ensuring all relevant checks are complete
  • To flag any financial crime trends/concerns or control weaknesses identified to the relevant stakeholders including the proposal of improvements and the implantation of effective control improvements.
    • Evaluate processes identifying gaps and suggesting enhancements where appropriate.
    • Provide punctual and accurate feedback for management to prevent repeat errors.
    • Take ownership for resolving issues and report on action being undertaken

Knowledge, Skills, Experience required


Industry qualifications relevant to Compliance desirable.


  • Previous experience of performing Quality Control function in a financial crime/compliance environment.
  • Previous exposure to reviewing transactions concerning financial crime risks
  • Knowledge of UK financial crime regulatory framework
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Trade finance operations, product processes and risk frameworks including Trade finance “red flag” indicators, Regulatory guidance (JMLSG, FCA, Wolfsberg principles etc)


  • The ability to work on own initiative, be pro-active and take full responsibility to ensure role requirements are met.
  • Strong communication skills with various levels of management/stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focused on results and delivery
  • Ability to prioritise work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills working knowledge of IT systems (MS Office, screening tools) and other associated systems/tools in banking
  • Ability to present issues and results to senior management in a clearly articulated manner
  • Proven team-player

Job Features

Job CategoryFinancial Services
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