New job IFS - AML/KYC SME - Senior Associate - Kolkata - Financial Crime in West Bengal

IFS - AML/KYC SME - Senior Associate - Kolkata - Financial Crime

Company : PwC
Salary : Details not provided
Location : West Bengal

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Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career within Application and Emerging Technology services, will provide you with a unique opportunity to help our clients identify and prioritise emerging technologies that can help solve their business problems. We help clients design approaches to integrate new technologies, skills, and processes so they can get the most out of their technology investment and drive business results and innovation.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for highly-motivated and approachable individuals who will undertake Subject Matter Expert (SME) roles on our client projects supporting the team in providing help, support and guidance in respect of their work. . As a senior associate, working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, your typical responsibilities are likely to include:

  • Provides clear guidance, instruction, advice or coaching to the team to fulfil their roles from a technical perspective.

  • Is proactive in approach to client care, understanding and managing expectations, escalating issues to the management team..

  • Demonstrates the ability to understand client policy and process, translating the policy into easy to understand language.

  • Understands and identifies risk issues relating to policy and process and escalates/feeds back to Lead SME/Client. Keeps up to date with regulations and industry trends

  • Identifies quality issues and supports the implementation of additional training and other measures to improve quality.

  • Provides feedback to analysts and contributes to the production and/or delivery of relevant training for new joiners and existing team members

  • Point of escalation for queries about client requirements and AML

  • Create a culture of high performance. Set high performance standards, continually review performance, provide feedback and recognise success and achievements.

  • Provides clear guidance, instruction, advice or coaching to the management team to fulfil their roles and performance delivery. Takes responsibility for the integration of all staff .

Requirements of the role


  • Demonstrable experience as an SME or a highly experienced Quality Checker in AML, KYC, PEPs, Transaction Monitoring or Fraud and familiarity with policies and processes used to address financial crime risks.

  • A degree (2.2 classification or above)

  • Knowledge of regulatory developments driving the industry and key issues affecting regulated firms.

  • Strong knowledge of company structures, funds and banking products and d emonstrable ability to manage policy and process changes .

  • A high level of attention to detail and experience following strict processes and requirements.

  • Strong communicator and demonstrable experience of building relations with client , management and wider team.

  • Experience quality reviewing/testing the work of others to ensure quality standards and expectations are always met. Ideal candidates must have at least 2-3 year + experience in quality control roles or an SME within an AML/KYC function.

  • Responsibility for others including training, performance, workload/productivity, development.


  • Hold a financial crime related professional qualification or is working towards one.

Where will you be based?

The role will be based in Kolkata; however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.

What's in it for you?

This is a fast-paced, challenging environment which can provide you with a rewarding and stimulating career. You will work with well-known, global clients and have opportunities to further develop both technical and softer skills. You will be a key member in a dynamic and expanding team, where there is a strong emphasis on encouraging, developing and retaining our people.

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