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Analyst – Financial Crime Compliance

Chicago, IL Full-Time Financial Crime Compliance

Diversified. Resilient. Dynamic.

Marex is a global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

With more than 35 offices around the globe, and over 2,000 dedicated people enabling access to exchanges and technology-powered services.

For more information visit www.marex.com

Purpose of Role:

The Analyst – Financial Crime Compliance participates in several projects and helps build out the Financial Crime Compliance function at Marex. The analyst conducts investigations of potentially suspicious behavior and periodic reviews of customers. They are also expected to write policies and procedures for processes the function continues to build.

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights, and analytics.

The Financial Crime Compliance team is a second line function that works to mitigate risks related to financial crimes and criminal actors. The team partners with the business teams to ensure that the controls Marex has in place are sufficient to mitigate the financial crime risk the customer base and product offerings pose.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Know Your Client and Enhanced Due Diligence reviews at onboarding and for current customers, as needed.
  • Conduct investigations into potentially suspicious activity and document findings and results.
  • Draft policies and procedures and refine existing ones to ensure Marex is meeting its regulatory requirements in an efficient manner.
  • Review potential matches resulting from sanctions screenings.
  • Draft and file suspicious activity reports.
  • Assist in the implementation of tools necessary to carry out responsibility.
  • Participate in and deliver trainings.
  • Collaborate with first line functions and provide guidance, as needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s regulatory requirements under the SEC, FINRA, NFA, CFTC and other applicable exchanges.
  • Adhere to the operational risk framework for your role ensuring that all regulatory or company determined parameters are complied with.
  • Role model for demonstrating highest level standards of integrity and conduct and reflecting Company Values.
  • At all times complying with Marex’s Code of Conduct.
    • To ensure that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility.
    • To report any breaches of policy to Compliance and/ or your supervisor as required.
    • To escalate risk events immediately.
    • To provide input to risk management processes, as required.

The Company may require you to carry out other duties from time to time.

Competencies, Skills and Experience:

Competencies

  • Demonstrates curiosity.
  • Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take a high level of responsibility in a fast pace and high-volume environment.
  • Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others.
  • Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness.

Skills and Experience

  • One to three years of financial crime investigations experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Familiarity with BSA laws and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of the risk and compliance requirements associated with this.

Marex’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the employer of choice for prospective candidates. We encourage applications from candidates returning to the job market.

It is the policy of Marex to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy, veteran or military service status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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