The Intelligence, Monitoring and Investigations (IMI) team is a global shared service within Financial Crime Compliance which consists of a number of teams including: (i) the TM team which is responsible for the maintenance and oversight of the transaction monitoring systems; (ii) the Financial Intelligence Unit, the conduit for intelligence sharing with government bodies and proactive threat mapping of Fin Crime risk; (iii) an Analytics team which uses data and analytics to support the IMI team; (iv) Global Investigations team which is responsible for complex, cross border and high profile investigations into potential money laundering; and (v) the Correspondent banking team which is responsible for the investigation of TM alerts in respect of correspondent banking transactions.
Conducting detailed investigations into customers/operations that pose a heightened financial crime risk.
Assist in complex investigations sometimes over multiple business units and jurisdictions from a strategic and operational perspective, ensuring his or her part in the investigation is properly completed.
Assist in advising other Financial Crime Advisory teams and business stakeholders in respect of the above matters and on attendant AML risks which are apparent from the investigations.
Working closely with the more senior members of the team to build a best in class investigation team and maintain a robust governance framework for the documentation and processes around client facing investigations and regulatory requests
Assist the relevant VP and the Global Head of Investigations in managing relevant stakeholders, including senior business and Financial Crime stakeholders.
Collating and compiling Management Information ("MI") for Investigations and ensuring it is disseminated to relevant stakeholders in a timely manner.
Identify potential gaps or enhancements to team processes and procedures and recommend solutions.
Collaborate with the other Intelligence Monitoring and Investigations teams to share intelligence and encourage closer working relationships.
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
The AVP Investigations will interact with Barclays colleagues who have referred cases to him/her, the Financial Crime BU Advisory teams and other colleagues within Financial Crime. It is possible that the role will interact with senior stakeholders in both Financial Crime and the business units and in wider Compliance function.
Decision-making and Problem Solving
Complex investigations require strong analytical skills, critical thinking and sound evaluative judgement. The role involves making decisions on whether to report suspicious activity to external authorities and to collate and write investigative reports of the highest quality. Failure to comply with our obligations in this field can lead to personal criminal liability therefore it is imperative that the successful candidate shows outstanding competence in this area.
Experience in and strong understanding of AML, Sanctions, governance and regulatory control frameworks and best practices.
Ability to juggle multiple cases, work independently and meet deadlines.
Skilful co-ordination in working across a wide range of stakeholders both within and beyond the function
Good relationship and excellent stakeholder management skills both across teams and upwards throughout organisations (particularly those that operate complex matrices).
Strong academic background
High degree of fluency and written communication skills in English language (written and oral).
Highly organised and structured.
Experience of working within a highly regulated environment along with a sound understanding of the current environment and key issues within financial services.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.