Financial Crime Investigation Quality Assurance - Assistant Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Financial Crime Investigation Quality Assurance -  …

in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Financial Crime Investigation Quality Assurance - Assistant Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Some careers have more impact than others.
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.
Financial Crime (FC) Investigations focuses on the specific financial crime threats the firm faces now and in the future, pioneering the techniques and technology that protect our business, our customers, and the many communities in which we operate, from the harms associated with financial crime. The role of Financial Crime Investigations Quality Assurance is focused on maintaining the quality of processes undertaken in Financial Crime Investigations including compliance with internal policies.
Taking on the role of Assistant Manager Quality Assurance for Financial Crime Investigations, you will have exposure to all forms of end to end FC Investigations, with high visibility across all stakeholders. This is coupled with the opportunity to support the Manager of this team and be involved in policy discussions.
Your main responsibilities will include
  • Conducting quality assurance reviews on a range of financial crime investigation case types, for Australia and New Zealand, across all lines of business.
  • Assessing and reporting on the quality of investigations for Investigative Reporting, Triage and Major, including providing senior management with a view of day-to-day operations, ensuring analysis across these areas is complete and compliant.
  • Reviewing investigation reports, to assess root cause analysis and present agreed recommendations and feedback to investigators.
  • Escalating potentially significant issues identified during the course of an investigation to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Undertaking local ad hoc projects, reviews and monitoring, as required by the QA Manager or Head of Financial Crime.
  • Supporting and participating in key initiatives from the country/region including coordinating and facilitating sharing of best practice, encouraging collaboration and seeking streamlining opportunities during the QA review process.

To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Investigations experience in a related field (Financial Crime investigations, Anti-Money Laundering, EDD reports, Intelligence, Journalism) or Audit/Assurance essential.
  • Basic knowledge of proceeds of crime legislation, associated AML regulation and guidance and SAR filing (consent and intelligence) processes.
  • Experience in the financial services industry
  • Proven analytical skills, together with ability to support decisions with sound reasoning
  • A lateral thinking style with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues.
  • Strong numeracy skills with the ability to analyse empirical evidence.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build and maintain stakeholder relations through interpersonal interaction and sound presentation of data / information.
  • ICA Diploma or other relevant qualification is advantageous, but not essential.
Due to current international travel restrictions and border closures, we can only consider candidates who hold either Australian Permanent Residency or Citizenship.
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