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Global Financial Crimes and Compliance Analyst – JPMorgan Chase&Co, Frankfurt

Our Compliance Function

With a diverse team of Compliance professionals supporting all areas of our business around the globe, the team is working diligently to be innovative and present all business partners with thoughtful and unique solutions to the challenges they face.

The Compliance function has a robust set of priorities in place focused on best practice and employee development to ensure goals are delivered.

The role sits within the Frankfurt Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) team which is part of the wider EMEA Global Financial Crimes Compliance team responsible for anti-money laundering (AML), counter terrorist financing (CTF) and sanctions monitoring, advisory on AML/CTF/Sanctions/KYC and anti-bribery and corruption requirements and for all EMEA booked and initiated activity across the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) and Wealth Management/Private Bank businesses.

The Role And Key Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Global Financial Crimes Compliance Team, the role will be based in Frankfurt.
  • The role will cover all lines of business in the location.
  • The role will report to the J.P. Morgan SE Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (Deputy MLRO; “Stellvertretender Geldwäschebeauftragter”).
  • This role is responsible for investigating cross line of business AML alerts/cases. The team works in partnership with colleagues in EMEA, US and Asia Compliance, EMEA in-country Compliance/GFCC teams and client focused staff in the lines of business.
  • The role will cover all relevant aspects of Financial Crimes Compliance including AML, fraud, sanctions, counter terrorist financing and bribery and corruption working with the regional advisory and core staff based in the UK.
  • Key aspects of this role will involve:
  • Handle suspicious activity analysis and reporting with possible drafting of suspicious activity reports (“Geldwäscheverdachtsmeldung”) for submission to the German Financial Intelligence Unit, FIU (“Zentralstelle für Finanztransaktionsuntersuchungen”).
  • Primary responsibility for ensuring that assigned alerts/cases are investigated and dispositioned within expected timeframes.
  • AML alert/case management in the firm-wide JPM case management system.
  • Undertake client and company research using in-house databases and publicly available information to identify whether the activity is unusual/suspicious.
  • Actively develop knowledge of criminal methods and AML typologies, applying these characteristics through interrogation of transaction data to identify unusual activity.
  • Develop subject matter expertise through knowledge, research and training, leading to new investigative approaches to uncover unusual activity.

Required Skills And Experience

  • Strong AML/CFT background or work achievements in the financial industry.
  • Excellent German language skills written and spoken to communicate with FIU and law enforcement agencies appropriately.
  • Strong English language skills written and spoken.
  • Previous experience of AML investigations, financial crimes compliance or a related position preferred.
  • Strong investigative skills and an analytical mindset, including proven problem solving ability.
  • Self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong team player willing to work closely across and with multiple teams where inter-dependencies will be strong and ongoing Can-do-attitude with a willingness to help others in the team and external to the team.
  • Readiness to share knowledge.
  • Willingness to go beyond the day to day to deliver excellence.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to understand and interpret requirements.
  • Ability to think, plan and execute on multiple tasks simultaneously in an organised manner.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel, particularly experience in handling large volumes of quantitative data.

We Offer

  • Supportive environment to combine work and family requirements: flexible work arrangements, plus special support for working parents in emergency situations with free emergency childcare services and our very own parent-child office
  • Financial stability: competitive salaries, pension provisions via the BVV and our very own pension plan as well as an accident insurance
  • Personal wellbeing: a range of offers available – from on-site medical checks and vaccinations to educational sessions and a subsidised in-house canteen, plus the option to increase your vacation entitlement to more than the standard 30 days pa
  • Create a workspace where you can be yourself: you can get involved in our local philanthropic agenda, join employee networking groups and the JPM Club for social activities
  • Build your career: benefit from our bespoke mentoring programme and a broad range of learning and development offerings

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors.

Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognise that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


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