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Anti Money-Laundering Analyst - Financial Services - UK

Job Title: Anti Money-Laundering Analyst - Financial Services - UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, London, Birmingham

Job Description

The opportunity
At MThree we partner talented graduates with leading global businesses. We’re looking for a passionate, ambitious graduate to work for one of our biggest investment banking clients in anti money-laundering analysis. Working as part of a busy team, you’ll have a strong interest in financial crime and will be responsible for undertaking and presenting anti-financial crime case investigations to people across the organisation. 

Successful applicants will attend the 24-month MThree Alumni Graduate Programme, which involves 4-8 weeks of fully-paid, intensive training and career coaching, giving you the skills to hit the ground running in your new role. 
What you’ll need:

  • 2:1 degree or above
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) 
  • A keen interest in financial markets 
  • A desire to be challenged and learn new skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills and numerical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills — ability to articulate investigations and summaries in a coherent manner
  • A team-player mindset with a collaborative approach to work 
  • A motivated, positive self-starter attitude.

What you’ll learn:

  • Knowledge of financial markets, trading and banking businesses
  • The processes within an investment bank, from sales to back office
  • The money laundering and terrorist financing process
  • The role of the EU and other key bodies in combating financial crime
  • How financial services companies can be exploited as a vehicle for financial crime
  • Use of Excel, VBA and proprietary data processing and reporting tools/applications. 

What we offer:

  • In-depth, interactive and fully-paid training with a diverse group of like-minded graduates, delivered by experts with working knowledge of the field
  • A competitive graduate salary, with regular pay reviews and a flexible benefits package that includes gym membership
  • Continued training and pastoral care, as and when you need it
  • Regular social events
  • Invaluable industry experience and the opportunity to break into a desirable and competitive industry.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform triage and validation of anti-financial crime cases
  • Produce clear, detailed reports on investigations
  • Communicate clearly, building a rapport with front office contacts and clients to source and retrieve required information as efficiently as possible
  • Act as an intermediary between compliance and front office
  • Gather the business and client information required to complete due diligence investigations
  • Create weekly management information on file status to deliver accurate updates to internal teams
  • Manipulate large datasets in MS Excel as well as producing daily reconciliations.

Watch our video to learn more about the Alumni Graduate Programme