London, Greater London
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As part one of the safest and most trusted financial institutions, the BNY Mellon Legal department mitigates risk and handles legal affairs to ensure the security of the company and its clients. BNY Mellon's Legal Department, has overall responsibility for government affairs and advises on advocacy and policy initiatives of the company to support BNY Mellon's domestic and international operations, and they also support all bank regulatory and supervisory issues.
Job Purpose and Responsibilities: (What the job role involves)
The Global Corporate Security (GCS) EMEA/APAC Senior Investigator (Sr) will be tasked with conducting complex confidential investigations for the region for company and its subsidiaries.
The primary function of this position is the investigation of any incident or matter that may result in the filing of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) and Incident Reports by staff .
The Investigative Unit of GCS is responsible for protecting the company's assets and reputation. The Senior Investigator (Sr Inv) is expected to remain current with Bank Policies and Banking Regulations for the EMEA/APAC region and any other Regulatory requirements that govern the reporting of money laundering or terrorist financing activity.
This person will conduct investigations of all types including wire fraud, check fraud, unusual correspondence, fraudulent or unauthorized transactions, embezzlement, insider abuse,stock/bond fraud, thefts, assaults, threats, harrassment, and other employee matters. During the course of the investigation, the Sr Inv will conduct interviews of witnesses, customers, victims, and possible suspects. A concise yet detailed written report will be prepared that describes the investigative efforts, steps taken, and results. Incident Reports and Supplemental Incident reports will be filed by the Sr Inv as information is uncovered during the course of an investigation.
The Sr Inv will develop and maintain liaison with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, testify in court as required, and work closely with our Legal Division and Human Resources during the course of criminal or regulatory investigations. These investigations are conducted in accordance with BNYM Policies and local and Federal Regulations that apply within the jurisdiction of the affected country within the EMEA/APAC region.
They will be trained in Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing to better identify acts as they pertain to the company.
The Sr Inv will be prepared to brief senior management on the status of investigations and work closely with the Legal Division in recommending whether or not an investigation requires the filing of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) according to the affected country guidelines.
The Sr Inv will meet with other officers of the company including the EMEA Financial Crime Team exchanging current trends and fraud targeting the company. They are expected to join and participate in peer groups that include investigators from other financial institutions so that relationships are developed, the exchange of information is facilitated, and they stay current on developing trends and best practices for all types of investigations. They will be required to work with Corporate Security EMEA / APAC Regional Managers offering guidance and assistance in overseeing investigations in the managers particular region.
In exceptional circumstances they would be required to travel across the EMEA/APAC regional footprint to provide services or assist / conduct investigations.
The Sr Inv will be encouraged to produce or obtain external certifications such as approved Financial Investigator and other qualifications in support of the role.
Requirements; (what we are looking for)
This person should be a seasoned investigator with the experience, knowledge, skills, and ability to conduct complex confidential investigations of every type. The Sr Inv will be expected to plan, lead, and execute investigatons with minimal supervision. The preferred candidate will have 20+ years of law enforcement or military experience, to include 10 + years conducting or supervising the investigation of major crimes or 10+ years of corporate investigative experience.
The Sr Inv must have outstanding organizational and prioritization skills, as the investigations that they conduct are always subject to regulatory scrutiny and inflexible time limits. They must also possess the ability to concurrently work on multiple projects, participate in team assignments, and consistently meet deadlines.
The Sr Inv will have an enterprise-wide impact as the results of the investigations they conduct may result in the official filing of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) or the information may be forwarded to Senior Executive Management, Government Agencies, Law Enforcement, and Regulatory Agencies.
The candidate must possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management. The candidate will interact with all personalities, internally and externally; from Senior Executives to entry-level employees, so they must be adaptable yet firm and, above all, fair in their dealings with everyone; they must be able to establish effective working relationships with their business unit clients and colleagues
What we can offer you:
• Challenging, fun and supportive environment
• 25 days holiday (in addition to Bank Holidays) plus opportunity to purchase up to 5 extra days
• Highly competitive benefits package including pension and private medical cover
• City centre location
• Competitive discounts on travel and parking
• Discounts on a range of local retailers
• Opportunity for further academic training – including NVQ, IOC, Degree and soft skills
• Opportunity to join site wide networking groups
• Opportunity to participate in process improvement programmes (Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen); we recognise and reward new ideas
This role does/does not fall under the FCA T&C Scheme and the postholder will have to complete the Investment Administration Qualification within 2 years of appointment.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.