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Sr. Analyst, AML

Northern Trust
Manila, Philippines
Closing date
Aug 1, 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.

Major Duties:
  • Carries out relatively complex, extensive, high profile activities e.g. direct interaction with committees and more senior management
  • Delivers a work product that requires less revision
  • Provides additional support, functional and advanced subject matter knowledge as it relates to compliance with applicable AML laws, rules and standards
  • Identifies and escalates to Global AML management any regulatory compliance risks associated with the file reviews completed
  • Performs continuous monitoring and initiates escalations and follow ups of customers including investigating Adverse Media and Politically Exposed Person alerts
  • Serves as a key subject matter expert and mentor Analyst level employees
  • Represents the department in various meetings within AML and other Risk functions
  • Manages or supports execution of key monthly and quarterly risk governance reporting
  • Completes investigations to determine if a financial crime (fraud, money laundering, or terrorist financing) has occurred and involves Northern Trust accounts, clients, operations, or employees
  • Serves as a key subject matter expert and mentor to other more junior level employees
  • Carries out complex activities with potential regulatory compliance impact
  • Consults with management regarding more complex or sensitive investigations.
  • Effectively communicates to upper management any issues/discrepancies that arise from processing Ethics/OCOI requests in My Compliance Office (MCO)
  • May lead projects and/or provide direction and train more junior-level staff
  • Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of financial crimes; and carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult
  • Prepares management reports to communicate risk exposures and the sources of those exposures to internal committees and senior management
  • Solves problems in straightforward situations
  • Analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents
  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team
  • Works within guidelines and policies
  • 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
  • Requires general knowledge of Global/Regional Financial Institution regulations and bank program implementation activities.
  • Requires ability to communicate in a clear, concise and effective manner (verbal and written)
  • Displays confidence and expertise to advise management and the business
  • Applies earned experience providing compliance advisory/consultancy and operational support
  • Requires proactivity and minimal supervision
  • Uses a collaborative approach to work, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Deals effectively with different personalities to address competing deadlines
  • Requires attention to detail
  • Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own job discipline
  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations
  • Provides informal guidance to new team members
  • College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience is required
  • 3 years of experience in AML, Ethics/Conduct, Risk Reporting or any compliance related process in a Financial Institution or equivalent
  • Experienced SME in offshore banking and financial services team/s
  • Any relevant financial certifications is preferred
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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