Sanctions Transformation and Screening Analyst

Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Full Time
Mō te tūranga | About the Role

As the Sanctions Transformation and Screening Analyst, you will be a part of the Westpac New Zealand Limited (WNZL) Financial Crime, Global Risk team. Reporting to the Manager Sanctions Assurance you will play a key role in enabling legitimate international trade and finance while ensuring Westpac complies with national and international sanctions legal, regulatory and policy obligations to protect the integrity and reputation of Westpac and our customers globally. The key focus of this role is to ensure the sanctions screening infrastructure, processes and procedures are in alignment with Westpac's sanctions obligations.

As the Sanctions Transformation and Screening Analyst some of your key responsibilities include:
  • Provide technical expertise in line with policy settings to projects, and initiatives that impact sanctions.
  • Support the maintenance of sanctions processes and procedures initiated by change through audit finding, sanctions obligation or annual testing.
  • Work alongside the Financial Crime Service Owner to understand, implement and test changes to technology initiated as a result of meeting a sanctions obligation, or implementing a sanctions function
  • Support the management of policy settings and initiate changes to sanctions screening infrastructure, working alongside FCM Operational teams, and Technology to implement the required changes.
  • Maintain key elements that ensure WNZL's sanctions screening capability is aligned to Westpac sanctions policy and obligations.

Na tōu rourou | What will you bring?
  • Experience in project and technology implementation.
  • Experience with excel and process mapping tools.
  • Demonstrable skills in complex analysis, risk management and problem solving.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to articulate complex issues in simple language.
  • Capable of handling multiple, simultaneous, and various ad-hoc requests, and able to ensure timely and effectively delivery in a deadline-focused environment.
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail.

Westpac Hei Wāhi Mahi | Working at Westpac

As well as immersing yourself in a supportive team environment, you'll be offered some of the best banking, and lifestyle benefits in the market along with:
  • 4 weeks standard holiday 5 additional days of wellbeing leave to support you to be your best
  • Additional purchased leave options up to 4 weeks per year
  • Banking benefits and insurance discounts
  • Career growth - we promote internal capability; we have programmes that recognise star performers
  • Generous parental leave - and top up government paid parental leave
  • School holiday subsidy - help you balance work and family during school holiday
  • Environmental and community care programmes

Ko mātou tēnei | Our Organisation

At Westpac New Zealand, our purpose is to help New Zealanders succeed by igniting financial possibilities for our customers, our communities, and for the whole country.

What makes us unique are the people we're lucky enough to have walk through our doors every day. The giant 'W' on our building doesn't just stand for Westpac - it says, double you. Because we're a place that values, rewards and recognises individuality. After 160 years of making New Zealand greater, our purpose remains the same - to help New Zealanders succeed. Our greatness comes from our difference, which is why we aspire to create a workplace where you can bring your whole self, your true self, and your best self. We're recognised as a place where talent is developed, where passions are fuelled and where ambitions of all shapes and sizes thrive. And it all starts with you!

Tono Inaeanei! | Apply Now!

Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter.

The people of Aotearoa, New Zealand hail from many cultures and backgrounds. At Westpac New Zealand, we draw on this enormous talent pool to cultivate a team rich in ability and empowered to reach its full potential. Our aim is to be brave challengers, celebrating our differences and relentlessly advocating for our customers. It starts with us - we believe that when we care deeply and do our best for our people, they'll do their best for our customers. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, including those who are neurodiverse, have chronic health conditions or disabilities - your attitude and passion are as important to us as your experience, qualifications and capabilities.

Mahi tahi tātou, kaha ake tātou | Together Greater

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