• Business Consultant - Financial Crime Compliance

    Job Locations UK-London | UK-Farnborough
    Job ID
    Financial Control & business analysis
  • Company & department description

    SWIFT's Financial Crime Compliance Professional Services team is hiring a Business Consultant for Sanctions Testing and other Financial Crime Compliance consulting services. Located in London or Farnborough (other locations will be considered), to join the Financial Crime Compliance team of consultants. Joining as a Business Consultant, you will get the opportunity to work with professionals with over 100 years combined experience in Financial Crime Compliance. You will work in an international and rapidly evolving working environment, with many opportunities for gaining a broad range of experience and to pursue an interesting and varied career growth.



    We are looking for talented individuals to join the professional services team with a unique blend of business acumen, project management as well as technical and analytical skills to help our customers succeed and ensure the successfully delivery of projects.  The role will involve managing on-boarding of new customers to our cloud based Sanctions Testing service, as well as expert consulting service projects related to AML, sanctions and PEP screening.

    Projects are typically between 3 - 6 months in duration and may involve a small team of 2 or 3 technical and business consultants from SWIFT. With the relevant training and support from our experienced consultants you will ultimately take sole responsibility for the management and delivery of the consulting projects. You will need to be able to understand customers requirements, help them to solve problems and produce high quality project deliverables. You will be involved in requirements gathering, delivery of system configuration, training, documentation, analysis and presentation of results, as well as managing the relationship with the project team from the client - which may include technical and non-technical users, senior managers and executives.

    We need people that are excellent communicators (written and verbal) and can ideally demonstrate their experience and successful track record managing multiple concurrent software implementation projects (or similar type of project).   Also important is the ability to build relationships and trust with our clients and partners.  Projects will be at the largest financial organizations around the globe, and the role will involve travel both within the UK and internationally.​ 



    The ideal candidate requires:

    1-3 years or more experience working for a software company as a professional services consultant (or similar role)

    Experience working on projects either IT implementation projects or consulting projects which demonstrate your problem solving capabilities

    Great organisational skills and the desire to lead and project manage consulting engagements

    Strong client facing skills, presenting and training technical and non-technical people

    Demonstrated problem solving skills through academic studies, programming, scripting or similar

    Experience of MS Office and Windows, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

    Willingness to travel, including within Europe, Middle East and Africa

    In addition, the following would be beneficial:

    Knowledge of financial crime, sanctions or AML

    Technical skills e.g. data processing, programming, scripting, SQL etc.

    Understanding of data file processing, data analysis or business intelligence

    Been educated to degree level (preferably Computer Science, Math’s or related)

    French/German or other European language, other languages e.g. Russian/Chinese 


    What we offer

    • Competitive salary and a wide range of other benefits



    Career development with challenging opportunities to grow your talent professionally and personally, Teamwork on groundbreaking projects with customers and colleagues around the world

    Friendly, professional and international work environment (employing more than 55 nationalities)


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