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Legal & Compliance- AML, Analyst

Company: myGwork
Location: New York
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $941 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com . Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn , Twitter , and Instagram .

Business Description:
This role will work closely with the AML CCO and other members of the AML team to support the maintenance and development of the Global AML program.
Job Title: Legal and Compliance -AML, Analyst
Job Description:
Primary responsibility for the review of daily alerts for potential money laundering, sanction, and suspicious activity including conducting investigations and escalation to AML CCO.

Conduct bi- weekly FinCEN 314(a) screening and other regulatory screenings specific to Cayman Islands and Singapore.

Responsible for conducting sanctions and adverse new screening for prospective clients as well related parties (e.g., directors, signatories and beneficial owners) using third party vendor tool and public sources to identify adverse media, sanctions risk and/or politically exposed persons (PEPs).

Review and document Customer Identification Requirements (CIP) for new investors at time of on-boarding.

Assist in preparing monthly and annual metrics for new investors, high risk investors and foreign PEPs.

Assist in scheduling and tracking of annual AML training.

Work on ad-hoc projects as needed.

Qualifications:
Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who works well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.
The successful candidate must have:
Undergraduate degree

General knowledge and experience in AML/KYC and adverse news screening

Strong investigative/analytical skills, able to formulate and clearly articulate a supportable rationale behind the decisioning of "alerts" within cases

Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented

Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities

Excellent written and oral communication and research skills

Strong work ethic

Experience with Microsoft Office applications (pivot tables, charts, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.
Expected annual base salary range:
$70,000 - $90,000 Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.
Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).
Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:
Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * must be completed to be considered for employment (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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