Money Laundering Investigator - #366828


Date: 3 days ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Requisition Details & Talent Acquisition Contact

REQ 133846- Tshego Semenya

Location: Johannesburg

Closing date: 27 May 2024


Group Risk

Career Stream


Leadership Pipeline

Manage Self: Technical


Money Laundering Investigator

Job Purpose

To investigate unusual and/or suspicious transactions that may fall within the ambit of money laundering andaccordingly report to the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) to ensure Nedbank meets regulatoryrequirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Highlight relevant risks pertaining to potential money laundering activities.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to fully understand expectations and/or requirements to provide feedback to management and stakeholders on progress and to ensure expectations are met.
  • Interact with stakeholders within Group Forensic Services (GFS) to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships to ensure alignment of regulatory requirements and to ensure further action taken on matters referred.
  • Provide objective input to stakeholders on, and create awareness of, unusual and/or suspicious activities and actions to be implemented, to mitigate risk, maintain collaborative relationships and meet expectations and needs of clients.
  • Respond to requests for guidance on unusual and/or suspicious activities from stakeholders.
  • Provide information to stakeholders on unusual and/or suspicious activities.
  • Manage billable hours allocated. Investigate alleged unusual and/or suspicious transactions.
  • Contribute to a culture of transformation by participating in Nedbank culture building initiatives, business strategy, and CSI.
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth.
  • Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and values, leading by example.
  • Add value to Nedbank by identifying and recommending opportunities to enhance processes, systems and policies.
  • Maintain knowledge management, and improve team success by sharing knowledge with team to ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders.
  • Use and access various resources to conduct investigations and report unusual and/or suspicious activities. Substantiate referral of unusual and/or suspicious activities.
  • Analyse information by following quality standards and methodology, compile report containing findings of unusual and/or suspicious transactions, and submit reports of these transactions to the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Record details of unusual and/or suspicious transactions.
  • Identify operational and risk related issues. Update management information on relevant system (MIS) so that information regarding fraudulent trends can be reported to Enterprise Risk Committees (ERCOs) and Money Laundering Executive Steering Committees (MLCP) for implementation of preventative and corrective action.

Minimum Experience Level

  • 5 years experience in banking and/or financial institution

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Diploma

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelor of Arts: Law , Certificate: Money Laundering Control

Essential Certifications

  • Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners (ICFP), Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - preferred, not essential

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Forensic examination
  • Fraud investigation methodology
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Money laundering
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Business writing skills


Preference will be given to candidates from the underrepresented groups

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566
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