Trainee Financial Crime Investigator

Location: Isle of Man

Closing date: 07/08/22

Role purpose:

The Trainee Financial Crime Investigator will assist their team through analysing, researching and evaluating financial crime to maintain, develop and implement compliance with legislative requirements and to minimise financial loss to the bank.

Key accountabilities:

  • To investigate alerts generated from an automated transaction monitoring system and from other management information received from across the business
  • Assist the team in analysing and evaluating information/data from internal and external sources
  • Investigations carried out within agreed service level agreements and service standards and in accordance with legislative requirements and company procedures
  • Review payment alerts in sanction screening tools to ensure payments are processed in line with UK, Jersey, Isle of Man and worldwide sanctions regime requirements
  • Assist with investigating and analysing suspicious activity reports
  • Assist the team in reviewing processes to identify operational improvements which improve business performance and establish best practice
  • Assist in identify training needs relating to Financial Crime Operations processes within other business areas to support a better client journey/operational efficiencies
  • Ensures their performance excellence plan is in place
  • Mandatory training and continuing professional development obligations completed within the required timeframes
  • Demonstrates behaviours in line with the Santander Way; being simple, personal and fair
  • Maintains awareness of practices and legislation in relation to financial crime
  • Identifies any personal training and development needs, ensuring personal knowledge and skills develop in line with current and future business requirements
  • Contributes to the delivery of the business plan for the Financial Crime Operations team
  • Understands their responsibilities delegated to the role
  • Develops synergies across teams (across both wider operations and other parts of the business
  • Support the Assistant Manager and assists other Financial Crime Investigators as required


  • Working as a team

  • Client and customer orientation

  • Results orientation

  • Innovation and managing change

  • Processing, administration and accuracy

  • Risk management and control

  • Information and data management

  • Business and product knowledge

  • Office 365, Word, Excel

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years working in a financial organisation
  • Excellent analytical, interpretation, influencing and communication skills; ability to communicate and network effectively
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate complex issues, and sound judgement in determining appropriate actions/solutions

There has never been a better time to join Santander International, so if you feel that you are looking for a career that will challenge, excite and motivate you, then you are looking in the right place.

This is a permanent role working 35 hours per week which attract competitive benefits.

Santander International has a fantastic culture, is committed to, and has a strong presence in our local community and creates a sense of belonging through great social events. 

If you are interested in becoming part of our team or wish to know further information regarding this role please email Annette Cullen (Director, Human Resources) or Ryan Williams (HR Manager) or telephone +44 1534 828 166 or +44 1534 885 122.

To apply for the role, please click on the apply button so you can submit your details and attach both your CV and covering letter.