Financial Crime CDD Analyst

Posted 02 August 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationHouston
DisciplineEnergy
ReferenceTR/056310_1659461145
Contact NameKelsee Tedder

Job description

Financial Crime CDD Anlayst

Responsibilities:

  • Complete risk assessments of new counterparties in line with counterparty due diligence policies and procedures.
  • Develop an understanding of the Trading & Supply compliance systems and controls including a working knowledge of the Financial Crime policy and procedures.
  • Analyze documentation, assess the risks of new counterparties, and complete a risk assessment and recommendation to start business with the company.
  • Complete reviews at different levels of due diligence depending on the risk profile- Simplified, basic, standard and enhanced. Risk assessments to include analysis of findings, identification of any red flags, and mitigation.
  • Liaise with Counterparty Onboarding Focal Points to obtain required company information/documentation.
  • Analyze substantial amounts of data including transactional data. Verify evidence obtained and identify red flags and other areas of concern.
  • Prepare documentation to support discussion with Senior Management on counterparties with significant financial crime risks and/or High-Risk PEP relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures, including handling of customer data to comply with GDPR.
  • Articulate due diligence requirements and the onboarding process to stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Escalate issues that require further investigation.
  • Prioritize workload with shifting demands and priorities in a fast-paced commercial environment.
  • Work to tight deadlines and often under pressure.
  • Be an active and effective member of the Financial Crime team.

Qualifications:
  • Experience in Tier 1 Financial Institutions (Wholesale, Commercial/Corporate, Investment Banking) and/or large Commodities or Trading Houses (Oil, Energy) would be highly valuable
  • Certifications in AML such as Certified AML Specialist (CAMS), International Association Diploma in Anti Money Laundering or suitable equivalent would be advantageous
  • Fluent in Arabic, Russian, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Portuguese or Mandarin would be advantageous
  • Understanding of high-risk jurisdictions and the associated risks
  • Understanding of the risks of dealing with Politically Exposed Persons
  • Understanding of corporate structures and complex entity structures including SPVs, Trusts, Funds including identification of Ultimate Beneficial Owners
  • Robust written and verbal communication skills
  • Stakeholder engagement skills to manage relationships across different businesses and functions
  • Exhibit resilience at work
  • Be able to meet tight deadlines often under pressure. Self-starter who can work independently demonstrating personal drive and taking initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team
  • It is essential that the successful candidate will be able to give clear examples of integrity as one of their core values.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.