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Financial Regulation Team Advisor

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_216309WD-int

A career in Risk Management, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to advance and foster integrity based decision making and conduct by PwC professionals throughout our organisation. You'll focus on promoting and monitoring compliance with applicable external laws and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage PwC's regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk.Our Compliance team is responsible for oversight of all Compliance activities by our PwC professionals. As part of the team, you'll help promote and monitor compliance with applicable external and internal policies, laws and regulations and subsequently, manage PwC's regulatory, litigation and reputational risk.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Who we're looking for

The FinancialCrime Team forms (FCT) part of PwC's Risk Management practice and sits within the London-based Compliance Department. Its main purpose is to support the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and Chief Compliance Officer in ensuring that the firm discharges its legal and regulatory responsibilities in the areas of AML.

We are seeking a compliance /risk practitioner who:
  • is enthusiastic about developing him/herself and others;
  • has an aptitude for digesting and interpreting regulations in order to provide guidance and direction to the client-facing practice;
  • is highly motivated and confident to work independently, but with support from more experienced subject matter experts;
  • has a proven ability to work to deadlines;
  • has appropriate 'hands on' experience of AML regulation.

About the role

A vacancy has arisen which will provide a stimulating and challenging opportunity to:
  • develop a deeper industry specialism that provides career choices both within the firm & wider marketplace;
  • gain experience of the PwC approach to compliance disciplines and in particular AML regulation;
  • acquire knowledge of the 'products' and services offered by the firm;
  • develop transferable relationship management skills, by dealing with senior partners & staff within the firm on regulatory compliance matters and sensitive client issues.

The successful candidate will report to the AML specialism leaders, supporting the leaders' activities and will be responsible for managing their own workload in consultation with the specialism leaders.

The role holder supports the FCT's objectives through direct involvement in:
  • the provision of subject matter advice to the client-facing practice and AML Central Support Team;
  • AML monitoring;
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting;
  • financial Sanctions screening;
  • awareness and training;
  • the development of AML policy and procedures;
  • horizon scanning.

Role requirements

Ideally, the candidate will be educated to graduate level and have made progress towards a relevant professional qualification;

They will typically have one to three years' experience within the risk management /compliance / forensic services functions of a professional or financial services firm;

Key required skills are an ability to:
  • acquire and apply technical expertise;
  • communicate with impact and empathy to individuals at all levels of seniority:
  • observe key principles of confidentiality and sensitivity;
  • be adaptive, open minded and agile;
  • be passionate about client service;
  • be curious to learn and share;
  • demonstrate courage, integrity and the confidence to make independent decisions.
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