BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history.
It has a presence in 71 countries, with 200 000 Employees including more than 150 000 in Europe and 6 000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its businesses, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients individuals, entrepreneurs, SMEs, large corporates, institutional investors and community organisations with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success.
BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions : Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients.
CIB Compliance is recruiting a Global Markets AML L1 Compliance Officer to staff the Anti-Money Laundering Hub L1 in Lisbon to deliver transaction monitoring services for CIB transactions undertaken by CIB across its European operations.
The team will thus be dealing with areas including anti-money laundering, fraud, bribery, terrorist financing and high-risk clients.
The primary responsibilities of the team will be :
Partnering with Anti Money Laundering (AML) Monitoring Teams within Operational and Compliance teams across Europe to understand the process for payments and related monitoring requirements in each jurisdiction.
Conduct due diligence investigations for AML Monitoring Teams of suspicious payments, closing false alerts and escalating to onshore teams suspicious payments for further investigation.
Global Markets Activity to be monitored will include Foreign Exchange, Global Equity and Commodity Derivatives, Fixed Income and Equities trading.
In order to fulfil these responsibilities, members of the team will receive extensive training and support.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviewing and assessing alerts for money laundering risk through BNPPs transaction monitoring system (Actimize-AML CIB) and liaising with business areas as necessary to investigate the alerts
Escalating suspicious alerts for further review and investigation
Contribute to suggestions to enhance systems, methodologies and process simplification
Ensuring management is made aware of all pressing issues in a timely fashion
Operating to the very highest levels of integrity at all times
Maintaining an appropriate audit trail and documentation in all instances, to evidence / support the review and resolution of each payment alert.
The work will thus offer you a unique insight into the Corporate and Institutional Banking business of a leading European bank and the systems used to detect suspicious payments and other money laundering risks
Demonstrable understanding of regulation and the financial markets / products
Fluent in English (both oral and written communication)
Basic level of Bulgarian required and Cyrillic alphabet knowledge
Good knowledge of products / services offered by a bank to CIB clients
Evidence of drive, curiosity, good judgment and good attention to detail
Excellent team spirit and ability to work with remote teams across multiple locations
Rigorous, well-organized with a structured and logical approach
Global Markets experience and Calypso tool knowledge would be a plus
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity.
We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.