External Investigating Reporting - 6 Months Fixed Term Contract
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We're looking for progressive minds who are driven, perceptive and forward-thinking, who are open to different ideas and cultures, who can connect with our customers and who will work with courageous integrity every day.
As an HSBC employee in Australia, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes market leading subsidised private health cover, enhanced parental pay/benefits and support when you return to work, wellness days and wellbeing programs as well as a highly flexible workplace culture.
Taking on the role of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF) Investigator on a fixed term contract, you will support the team through a busy period, focused on investigating and reporting on financial crime. This role is critical in the fight against financial crime, providing the regulator with intelligence, which may lead to the disruption of criminal activities, contributing to the protection of the bank and the safety of our community.
This is a unique opportunity for someone to join an international bank and be exposed to a range of financial crime risk types, collaborating across regions and countries, HSBC has a leading Compliance function. The 6-month role would be ideal for someone either between contracts or finishing a contract, wanting to further develop their experience in AML/CTF investigations and regulatory reporting and/or try the corporate world if currently in the public service. As with all fixed term contracts, the arrangement will be reviewed towards its completion, with the option to explore other potential roles within the bank.
This is a hybrid role, which will encompass some work from home as well as some work from our Barangaroo office. Your main responsibilities will include:
• Conducting thorough and timely investigations of assigned cases, including automated transaction monitoring alerts, name screening alerts and Unusual Activity Reports.
• Writing high quality investigation reports and maintaining records in case management systems.
• Providing justified recommendations at the conclusion of each investigation, to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) delegate regarding the necessity to file Suspicious Matter Reports (SMR).
• Identifying possible violations of law or regulation (e.g., structuring of transactions, unusual international wire transfer activity through high risk countries, foreign corruption).
• Escalation of investigations (via the appropriate channel) to relevant internal departments for further consideration.
• Proactively seeking opportunities to simplify and drive continuous improvement whilst ensuring the standard and quality of investigations is of a strong and consistent nature. Qualifications To be succesful in this role, you will need:
• Experience in Financial Crime Compliance, undertaking investigations/ analysis to customer activity with the ability to draw inferences from the information.
• Experience in transactional analysis, providing the ability to recognise unusual financial activities.
• Experience in a banking or financial services organisation desirable.
• Experience writing and compiling reports and /or SMRs reporting
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the capability to share information in a clear concise manner.
• A relevant business tertiary qualification would be an advantage, but not essential.
Candidates for this role will need to demonstrate they hold Australian or New Zealand PR/Citizenship or full working rights given current international travel restrictions.
As an HSBC employee in Australia, you'll have access to tailored professional development opportunities, competitive pay, an embedded flexible working culture and a range of employee benefits. These include market-leading subsidised private health cover, enhanced parental pay and support when returning to work, subsidised banking products and services and wellness programmes including discounted gym memberships.
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