Associate - UK AML - 11 month FTC

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Tonbridge, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Fidelity International

To perform specific functions within the AML Operations team on behalf of Retail Operations, including client on-boarding, periodic reviews and resolution of screening alerts. Responsibilities will vary from time to time according to business need and other relevant factors.

Department Description

UK Customer Operations is responsible for a broad range of operational processes on behalf of the European Retail business. The team controls a series of vital operational functions including the scanning of client documentation, automated and manual dealing, pricing of our onshore, offshore and platform fund ranges, transfers, re-registration, client account management, retirement and the payment of commission to our introducers.

About UK AML

UK AML is responsible for the verification of new and existing UK clients for Anti Money Laundering purposes, in addition to the performance of periodic reviews and investigation of PEP, Sanction and Adverse Media screening alerts. We service a range of clients and product types e.g. Corporate, Trusts, SIPP, Bond, Premier Cash, ShareNetwork, ISA, OEIC/UT and cash manager via a combination of manual and automated processes.

Purpose of your role

To perform specific functions within the AML Operations team on behalf of Retail Operations, including client on-boarding, periodic reviews and resolution of screening alerts. Responsibilities will vary from time to time according to business need and other relevant factors.

Your skills and experience

The successful candidate has to possess some experience of AML Operations activities within Funds Administration industry in a 1st Line (1LOD) capacity, together with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to fast pace changing circumstances in order to ensure a smooth efficient operation. Accuracy and a methodical approach are essential.

Essential skills

  • AML/KYC Financial Services Industry experience gained in an Operational KYC/AML Team, ideally within Asset Management environment.
  • A good understanding of UK regulation preferably with exposure to the onboarding of clients into pension and investment related products.
  • A demonstrable understanding of corporate structures and the ability to apply appropriate KYC/CDD requirements in line with FIL Corporate policy for direct clients and related/associated parties
  • Experience of working with offshored colleagues collaboratively and effectively.
  • Self-motivated and results focused.
  • Flexible, adaptable and responds effectively to changing business needs
  • Excellent time management skills and able to prioritize workloads to meet agreed deadlines
  • A team player with a positive, supportive and engaged approach to change

Great minds, better together.

Fidelity International is an equal opportunities employer and is commited to a policy of treating all its employees and job applications equally.