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  • Posted: Jan 20, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Lets find opportunities together. Lets get it done. As a subsidiary of The Bidvest Group Limited, were an entrepreneurial bank that seeks out the opportunities and market gaps which traditional banking often ignores. By being flexible and nimble, were able to service our customers better than anyone else. How? We understand that no two individuals are ali...
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    Financial Crime Specialist



    Conduct incident management, incident analysis, gap identification, enhance information to support investigations, Fraud Risk assessments, prosecutions and intelligence driven operations that will assist clients and stakeholder to prevent, detect crime and mitigate business risk KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS (KPA's) AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI's) Key Performance Area (KPA) Key Performance Indicator (KPI)

    Internal and External Stakeholders

    •  Manage workgroups, projects, major investigation and conduct presentations
    •  Assisting with branch queries
    •  Provide and track recommendations for actions to reduce the client risks identified during the review

    BIDVest 2015

    •  Evaluation and decisioning of customer information, negative news and complex financial activity
    •  Work directly with customers who have concerns about financial crime, or have questions about transactions.

    Operational Excellence

    •  Provide and Enhance Tactical Support.
    •  Deal with operational information and investigative analysis to support investigations and prosecutions
    •  Information collection and profiling of subjects to support AML initiatives
    •  Maintain and enhance working relationships with clients (commercial and physical security), law enforcement agencies, national prosecuting authorities and other organisations who have a vested interest in addressing crimes of mutual interest.
    •  Compile reports, affidavits and testify in court for bail opposition and aggravation.
    •  Mitigate risk by generating pro-active information sourced via incident analysis and management
    •  Data base testing, data mining and interpretation data sets in the form of a report.
    •  Keep records of services rendered.
    •  Submit and or make contribution to reports required by management.
    •  Source operational information to aid in the growth of the Bidvest Bank data base.
    •  Adopt Fraud Risk Assessments.


    •  Gather, Collate, Analyse data, Evaluate and disseminate information to be actioned to aid in the reduction, identifying and addressing current threats, trends, subjects and activities of financial crime.
    •  Consult with internal clients when necessary for views and assistance on reports and products to be compiled.
    •  Compile accurate monthly reports timeously.
    •  Compile Bidvest Bank reports for court purposes.
    •  Analyse trends observed, identify discrepancies in reports and provide solution.
    •  Updating fraud reports.
    •  Reporting of fraud trends to SABRIC.
    •  Analysing industry data and report on trends that effect the Bank.
    •  Checking account opening documents analyzing for fraud.


    •  Preliminary preparation of presentations (PowerPoint etc).
    •  Draft for review and present Executive Summary and Factual Finding on systems and report feedback to management.
    •  Awareness.
    •  General reporting


    •  Implement and maintain forensic investigation standards.
    •  Understanding FCU system requirements and maintenance thereof.
    •  Obtain documentary information related to administration systems.


    •  Deal with ad-hoc assignments under clear instruction and guidance of the Head of the office e.g. analyzing information and compiling spreadsheets.
    •  Any additional functions deemed reasonable.

    LEARNING AND GROWTH Key Performance Area (KPA) Key Performance Indicator (KPI)

    • Training
    • Conduct fraud related training and awareness interventions for the Bank.
    • Stay abreast of regulatory changes and communicate such information to all stakeholders.
    • BIDVest 2015

    REQUIREMENTS (What is required to perform the Essential Duties) Minimum Ideal

    • Matric or equivalent
    • Diploma/BA/BCom (Forensic Investigation, Law, Crime Analysis, Criminology)


    • Minimum of five years' experience in combatting bank related crimes and applying risk mitigation strategies
    • Criminal Justice & Forensic investigations
    • Information gathering and analytical skills
    • Knowledge of financial industry, banking, retail environment and commercial crime Law. Enforcement/regulatory/forensic investigation experience
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required (Competencies & level of competencies) max 6 Minimum Ideal
    • Ability to identify weaknesses in the control environment and implement changes. In depth Knowledge and experience of AML.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, while ensuring that assigned job responsibilities and department goals are met/

    Compliance and Reporting.

    • Attention to detail with strong analytical skills.
    • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
    • Exception reporting knowledge. Internal Policies and Procedures.
    • Ability to operate effectively under pressure.
    • Resourceful .
    • Proficient in Banking systems.
    • Computer literacy (MS Office, PowerPoint, Excel etc.)
    • Assertiveness.
    • Good communication skills (written and oral)
    • Working independently and team player
    • Proactive with integrity
    • Professional and ethical
    • Adaptable and flexible
    • Person of high integrity
    • Ability to respect confidentiality
    • Sense of urgency
    • Proactive
    • Team player
    • Must have a vehicle and drivers license
    • Able to work extended hours when required
    • Knowledge of financial industry products and services would be advantages
    • Ability to understand and efficiently analyse information from multiple sources
    • Ability to identify and escalate sensitive issues with discretion
    • WORKING CONDITIONS (office bound/on-site/travel)
    • Mostly office bound.

    Desired Skills:

    • ethical
    • team player
    • Confidentiality
    • Professionalism
    • Flexible
    • Proactive
    • Computer Skils
    • Research and Information Gathering
    • Analytics
    • Information Security

    Desired Work Experience:

    • 2 to 5 years Other Finance

    Method of Application

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