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9 days agoHSBC

Investigator, Investigative Reporting (10 Month Fixed Term Contract) - Barangaroo

  • Sydney, CANADA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Job description

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At HSBC we exist with the purpose of Opening up a World of Opportunity. We use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to provide opportunities for our customers and colleagues through global connectivity. We bring together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

As an HSBC employee in Australia, you’ll have access to tailored professional development opportunities, competitive pay, an embedded flexible working culture and a range of employee benefits. These include market-leading subsidised private health cover, enhanced parental pay and support when returning to work, subsidised banking products and services, bonus leave days and wellness programmes including discounted gym memberships.  

Taking on the role of Investigator, Investigative Reporting on a 10 month fixed term, you will support the team through a busy period, focused on investigating and reporting on financial crime. This role is critical in the fight against financial crime by providing the regulator with intelligence, which may lead to the disruption of criminal activities, contributing to the protection of the bank and the safety of our community.

This is a unique opportunity for someone to join an international bank and be exposed to a range of financial crime risk types, collaborating across regions and countries, HSBC has a leading Compliance function. The 12 month role would be ideal for someone either between contracts or finishing a contract, wanting to further develop their experience in AML/CTF investigations and regulatory reporting and/or try the corporate world if currently in the public service. As with all fixed term contracts, the arrangement will be reviewed towards its completion, with the option to explore other potential roles within the bank. This is a hybrid role, which will encompass some work from home as well as some work from our Barangaroo office.

Your main responsibilities will include:

·  Conducting thorough and timely investigations of assigned cases, including automated transaction monitoring alerts, name screening alerts, production orders and Unusual Activity Reports.
·  Writing high quality investigation reports and maintaining records in case management systems.
·  Providing justified recommendations at the conclusion of each investigation, to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) delegate regarding the necessity to file Suspicious Matter Reports (SMR).
·  Identifying possible violations of law or regulation (e.g., structuring of transactions, unusual international wire transfer activity through high risk countries, foreign corruption).
·  Escalation of investigations (via the appropriate channel) to relevant internal departments for further consideration.
·  Proactively seeking opportunities to simplify and drive continuous improvement whilst ensuring the standard and quality of investigations is of a strong and consistent nature.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

·  Experience in Financial Crime Compliance, undertaking investigations/ analysis to customer activity with the ability to draw inferences from the information.
·  Experience in transactional analysis, providing the ability to recognise unusual financial activities.
·  Experience in a banking or financial services organisation desirable.
·  Experience writing and compiling reports and /or SMRs reporting
·  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
·  Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the capability to share information in a clear concise manner.
·  A relevant business tertiary qualification would be an advantage, but not essential.

Preference will be given to candidates who hold Australian PR/Citizenship or New Zealand Citizenship, or who can demonstrate current unrestricted work rights in Australia without limitations.

We value different perspectives, we succeed together, collaborating across boundaries, we take responsibility, holding ourselves accountable to get things done. Through these values, HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are appreciated and respected and where opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow in an inclusive environment. Applications from First Nations peoples are encouraged.

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