Financial Crime Analyst

A major commodities trading firm are seeking proactive and energetic analysts to join their centralised KYC division in London, supporting all the client’s offices worldwide. This opportunity will provide the right candidate with excellent international exposure, senior stakeholder engagement, and close collaboration with the global compliance team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Completing assigned tasks as part of onboarding, regular and event-driven review of counterparts.
  • Carry out sanctions, PEP and Adverse Media screening in accordance with company policy and escalate if necessary.
  • Show initiative when it comes to completing KYC checks with repeat clients.
  • Collect and verify information and documentation obtained.
  • Oversee your own caseload by tracking with business owners to ensure the timely completion of cases.
  • Document outcomes of due diligence performed.
  • Undertake additional activities as directed by the Senior KYC Analyst.
  • Arbitrate with owners and management to identify and tackle issues as they arise.
  • Ensure outcomes of due diligence are properly recorded.
  • Work together with the global Compliance team.

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • At least 2 to 4 years of hands on experience in due diligence, preferably with some experience in a commodities or trading firm.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • A high standard of English knowledge (written and oral).
  • An ability to fluently speak Spanish and Portuguese is not essential, but is highly valued.

Candidate Qualities required:

  • Highly responsive, proactive, energetic, and enthusiastic.
  • Self-starter, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to establish and deliver on priorities.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Commitment to complete the task at hand.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • High level of personal integrity.


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