Specialist Sanctions Investigations Manager

  • Job Reference: R-00132807-OTHLOC-GBR-5FMAN097
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2021
  • Employer: RBS
  • Website: http://www.jobs.rbs.com
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Specialist Sanctions Investigations Manager   

  • This key role will see you executing our bank-wide level 4 sanctions investigation model, which will include making final decisions on level 4 sanction escalations
  • You’ll be providing vital support with our ongoing compliance with financial crime laws and regulations, while delivering advice across the bank on sanctions matters, acting as a point of escalation for complex cases
  • With your existing expertise, you’ll be well placed to advance your career in this fast-paced role

What you'll do

As a Specialist Sanctions Investigations Manager, you’ll be reviewing and making decisions on level 4 sanctions screening cases referred to the Sanctions team, including issuing one-off approvals. You’ll carry out timely and accurate reporting to HM Treasury, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), via the OFAC Compliance Officer, on sanctions related matters.

Day-to-day, you’ll be:

  • Providing advice on matters related to the bank’s Sanctions Policy and its application to the business transactional activity in all jurisdictions in which the bank operates
  • Making decisions on level 4 investigations involving potential or confirmed sanctions hits
  • Providing four eyes validation and approval of level 4 referrals from Sanctions Advisory Analysts
  • Liaising with businesses, managing policy breaches and agreeing actions for confirmed hits

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for someone with previous experience in a sanctions compliance role within the financial services industry. You’ll also need an understanding of SWIFT payments, trade finance and how transactions settle globally, along with strong knowledge of EU, UK and US financial sanctions regimes and regulations.

Additionally, you’ll demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the regulatory and legislative landscape for sanctions across multiple jurisdictions
  • Organisational awareness including working knowledge of risks, products, processes and controls
  • Experience of managing a range of different stakeholders
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office applications