UK FCC Monitoring and Testing Specialist

Ring Fence Banking Project
08 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

UK FCC Monitoring and Testing Specialist, Financial Crime and Compliance

Some careers shine brighter than others.

Something new and exciting is happening at HSBC. We are separating our retail bank from our investment bank and creating HSBC UK, with a brand new state-of-the-art head office in Birmingham. The move is a big step, and will take us one step closer to achieving our ambition to be the bank of choice in the UK. However, the move to Birmingham doesn't just represent a new dawn for our business. It's also an exciting opportunity for ambitious professionals who are keen to get involved in a unique challenge and progress their careers. We're looking for individuals who are motivated to grow and shape the UK bank, and who will thrive in a flexible working culture within a dynamic and diverse office environment, making the most of what Birmingham has to offer.

Financial Crime Compliance aligns current activities within Global Risk and helps to build these into a more integrated framework to conduct Customer Due Diligence which enables HSBC to manage financial crime risk more effectively. It builds stronger controls to improve the way Financial Crime Compliance risks are managed in order to spot gaps as well as trends so that the team can take action. It proactively gathers and analyses financial intelligence in a smart way so that suspicious transactions, activities or connections can be identified and we can adequately protect our customers from the threat of financial crime.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of Monitoring and Testing specialist.

In this role, you will:

  • Support the execution of the FCRSA programme for assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the organisation's actions in meeting regulatory requirements and obligations
  • Support management in leading and analysing the programme to assess the adequacy of actions taken by the organisation to address identified deficiencies in managing Financial Crime Risk
  • Ensure through reviews work that a comprehensive view of actual and potential FCC control deficiencies and the assessment of the effectiveness of the FCC control environment to risk and control owners in the organisation for within the assigned area of responsibility in FCRSA monitoring and testing.
  • Ensure that the FCRSA target operating model, including policy and procedural requirements are adhered to
  • Support the drive and lead the continued enhancement and development of the effectiveness of the FCRSA programme for within the assigned area of responsibility in FCRSA monitoring and testing
  • Develop effective working relationships with senior executives across FCC, Global Businesses and Functions and regions to ensure that the identified risks and effectiveness of the FCC control environment are appropriately prioritised.

To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

  • Experience working in relevant environment/s, i.e. Monitoring and Testing or Assurance or Commercial/Corporate Banking
  • Role relevant qualifications, i.e. Willingness to undertake the training/study required in this role, i.e. opportunities should be available for the job-holder to study for a Diploma or Certificate level qualification relevant to the role.
  • Past working experience in a relevant role, i.e. Financial Crime Compliance
  • Past working experience on relevant systems, i.e. Experience of using relevant software packages, i.e. Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook

We are required by the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 to create a ring-fenced bank in the UK by 1 January 2019. Entirely new from the ground up, HSBC UK's head office is opening in Birmingham. The location of this role will move to our new state of the art offices at 2 Arena Central during 2018.

Within HSBC certain roles are designated as Enhanced Vetting Roles. For these roles, all internal and external applicants are required (subject to local laws), to pass satisfactorily a series of additional checks both as part of the application process and, if successfully recruited into the Enhanced Vetting role, on an on-going basis. The Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are first carried out as part of this recruitment exercise, and/or if relevant, on an on-going basis.

This role has been designated as a Enhanced Vetting Role.

For further details and application information please click 'Apply' or visit our careers site, searching under reference 00009GT8.

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