Anti Money Laundering Researcher
Charm Recruit
Sandton, Gauteng
2d ago
source : Job Placements

Role summary

The company is an integrated international practice with offices in six continents. Day-to-day supervision and support will be provided by the regional Compliance teams and Heads of Compliance in the regions for which research is conducted.

The role will focus on the international firm’s client and matter inception process.

The team

Professional Services, Compliance, Johannesburg

Reports to

Anti-Money Laundering Analyst

Key performance areas

  • Carrying out initial screening and background research on new clients, third party payors and vendors for the purposes of conducting anti-money laundering client due diligence checks, as allocated by the regional Anti-Money Laundering Analyst
  • Searching public sources and subscription databases to prepare a pack of information on these parties, including information on an entity’s structure, beneficial ownership, control, public financial information, negative news, political exposure, sanctions issues
  • Refreshing the background research held and updating the information packs for existing clients at appropriate intervals
  • Escalating the information packs to the regional Anti-Money Laundering Analyst for analysis and responding to requests for further information from the Compliance teams or the regional Anti-Money Laundering Analyst
  • Matric
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Skills and experience

  • Minimum of three to five years suitable working experience
  • Must have Past experience in research
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office (ie MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Proficient in data analysis and the use of spreadsheets, with at least intermediate level in MS Excel
  • Attributes and knowledge

  • Have an interest in compliance and anti-money laundering regimes
  • Excellent aptitude for research and familiarity with online research tools
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written
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