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Senior Analyst, Financial Crimes Compliance QA

Northern Trust
Manila, Philippines
Closing date
Aug 6, 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.

The FCC Quality Assurance (QA) Team is a newly created team within the Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) Manila Utility Team that is integral part of the EMEA FCC Team. The FCC QA function supports the FCC process by testing its policies, procedures and controls and assessing their effectiveness in complying with regulatory requirements and industry standards. The FCC QA team assists the Head of FCC and MLRO in demonstrating oversight through its periodic reviews, continuous testing, issue validation and management information. The FCC QA Analyst will support the FCC QA Team Leader to execute the FCC QA plan within the required timescales and to the required standards.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
Support the FCC QA Team Leader with QA duties such as:
  • Reviewing FCC Policies, Standards and Procedures, including FCC Risk Assessments, Client Due Diligence and Know Your Client/Customer and Customer Risk Rating, Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC) controls and Anti-Fraud controls
  • Reviewing information for reporting MI and MI analysis and prepare reporting in timely manner for relevant committees
  • Periodic reporting and timely escalation of significant risks and issues arising from FCC and assurance activities
  • Supporting the completion of AML/ES Risk Assessments by providing updates on the assessments of the control effectiveness and resolution of previously raised FCC QA issues
  • Supporting the review of regulatory changes and where applicable, the completion of impact analysis
  • Assisting with BWise activities (Internal Compliance platform)
  • Supporting the management of audit requests and communication
  • General knowledge and understanding of financial crime (i.e.: Anti-Money Laundering, Economic Sanctions, ABC, Fraud, etc.) within financial services
  • Experience in reviewing policy/procedure documents
  • General understanding of bank regulatory compliance for EMEA and APAC
  • Attention to detail with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and SharePoint
Experience Required
  • 3-5 years of compliance, risk management, quality assurance or equivalent related experience required.
  • Experience in policy / procedure documents reviewing.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Relevant certifications or advanced degree will be a plus.
Work Schedule/Location:
4:00PM - 1:00AM
Mondays to 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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