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Analyst, AML Customer Due Diligence

Northern Trust
Manila, Philippines
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Working Model:
We have a balanced hybrid working model to ensure you get the flexibility you need, and the successful candidate will spend their time between working in the office and working from home.

Role/ Department: M mitigate AML risk, meet industry standards and practices, and comply with AML regulations. Reporting to the AML Customer Due Diligence Compliance Manager, this role will help minimize Northern Trust's money laundering risk by validating regulatory and internal compliance with AML laws, rules, regulations, programs & policies, procedures, and minimum standards. Executes quality control reviews of AML-related activities to assess the level of adherence to policies and procedures by the first and second lines of defense. Conducts ongoing due diligence for Clients, according to Anti-money laundering (AML) requirements. Ensures timely & accurate periodic reviews and on-going monitoring are conducted . This role supports the Team Leader in ensuring operational efficiency. Carries out operational activities with regulatory compliance impact. Uses specific knowledge of AML to achieve goals through own work. Has specific knowledge or expertise typically gained through formal education or equivalent experience. Uses expertise to provide guidance to others as a project manager or consultant. Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices, and procedures within Compliance AML. Performs routine assignments using existing procedures. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from more senior level roles.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
- Reviews client files for conformance with applicable AML policies, procedures and regulatory requirements and works with front office teams to facilitate queries.
- Provides support and functional knowledge as it relates to compliance with applicable AML laws, rules and standards
- Performs continuous monitoring of customers including investigating Adverse Media and Politically Exposed Person alerts.
- Identifies and escalates to Global AML management any regulatory compliance risks associated with the file reviews completed
- Carries out business-related activities that may be required to support Global AML Compliance guidelines
- Provides support as requested by Global AML Management as necessary to resolve compliance issues, including actions in response to Regulatory exam and Audit findings
- Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments
- Reviews assigned laws/regulations and related policies/procedures in order to understand test scripts for execution of testing.
- Conducts and adequately documents testing to assess compliance with and adherence to regulations and policies/procedures.
- Applies analytical skills to review information and determine potential control weaknesses or exceptions to policies/processes.
- Summarizes and communicates testing results in clear, concise language.
- Assists with validation testing of issues identified to ensure actions have been adequately closed.
- Participates in additional projects or initiatives, as directed by management.
- Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments
- Has limited impact on own work team
- Works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines

Skills/ Qualifications:
- Accountable for own contributions
- Must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree , Economics, Finance/Accountancy/Banking, Business Studies/Administration/Management or equivalent
- At least 2 years of related experience
- Requires Financial Institution Regulatory and Compliance knowledge including but not limited to AML, Customer Identification Program (CIP), Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulatory requirements and Economic Sanctions laws and regulations, usually acquired through formal education or experience, to review policies and procedures in order to ensure their adequacy and to monitor compliance
- Requires strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required to analyze and summarize information
- Requires Analytical skills required to execute test scripts and identify exceptions to policies/procedures
- Requires strong written communication skills required to document work completed and summarize findings
- Requires organizational skills required to coordinate compliance
- ACAMS certification desired but not required
- Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within a job discipline
- Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience
- Exchanges straightforward information, asks questions and checks for understanding

Work Schedule / Location:
5:00AM - 2:00PM or 4:00PM - 1:00AM
Mondays - Fridays
BGC, Taguig City, Philippines

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world's most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at .

We hope you're excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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