Assistant Manager- AML L1 (Chennai)

August 29, 2023

Assistant Manager- AML L1 (Chennai)


  • Standard / Permanent
  • India
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About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About Business line/Function :

Client Management Operations team is leveraging an integrated model; the Client Management Operations Team delivers a comprehensive range of solutions to various business lines of the Group across the globe. The services include referential data management, Know Your Customer (KYC), Due Diligence preparation (client recertification and onboarding), credit administration and post-trade client services, AML transaction monitoring and support

Job Title:

Assistant Manager


15 Sep 2023


Client Engagement & Protection 



Business Line / Function:

AML L1 Transaction Monitoring

Reports to:




(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Direct contribution to the Bank’s operational permanent control framework.


Direct Responsibilities

1. Perform ongoing AML/CTF risk monitoring on clients and account transactions covered by APAC AML Activity

and Transaction Ongoing Monitoring (“ATOM”) tool.

2. Review, analyze and dispose of ATOM alerts in accordance with predefined rules and relevant procedures.

3. Obtain and upload alert analysis results and relevant material for record keeping purposes.

4. Prioritize ATOM alerts and conclude the alerts as quickly as possible and within the indicative target timelines

without compromising the quality and completeness of the analysis.

5. Ensure escalation of ATOM alerts to Country Compliance is proper, in a timely manner and supported by

relevant information and due diligence search results.

6. Support the Head of APAC ATOM Hub to implement and execute APAC ATOM procedure and other relevant

policies and procedures of BNPP.

7. Assist in ATOM projects and user testing assessments as and when required.

8. Comply with APAC ATOM procedure and other relevant policies and procedures of BNPP as well as relevant

AML/CFT/Sanctions laws and regulations; and keep updated on latest trends of AML/CFT/Sanctions laws and

regulations, and industry best practice.

9. Collaborate and work in tandem with team members of APAC ATOM Hub and relevant stakeholders.

10. Be supportive and adoptive to changes of procedures and scope of works.

11. Meet the QA requirements and the expected daily alert disposal volume. Notify the Head of APAC ATOM Hub in a timely manner when backlog is foreseeable.

Contributing Responsibilities

1. OPC: Contribute to the Operations Permanent Control framework

2. CUSTOMER SERVICE: Monitor turnaround times and operational efficiency. Resolve customer complaints and


3. CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Support MO to address ultimate client needs and resolve customer

complaints if any.

4. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: Preparation and submission of MIS and reports to management as required

and disseminate information to the Team

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

At least 7 years’ experience in banking /financial industry or handling AML transaction monitoring and


· A good understanding of corporate banking and trade finance transactions.

· Familiar with international AML regulations and sanctions.

· Good communication skills and eager to learn.

· Proactive and alert to AML risks.· Analytical and with an investigative eye for accurate details and red-flag situations.

· Ability to work in a team as well as independently.

· Ability to write concisely and clearly; and to produce clear constructive advice under pressure and within

short timeframes.

· Must evidence an attention to detail and have an investigative and questioning nature.

· Must have strong interpersonal skills, a flexible, collaborative and team-oriented approach to problem[1]solving and an ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, and preferably with some

experience of dealing in multiple countries in APAC region

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution (e.g. ICA or ACAMS). Post-graduate degree

or law degree may be a plus.

· Asian language capability is desirable, but not essential


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Attention to detail / rigor

Communication skills – oral & written

Ability to synthetize / simplify

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Choose an item.

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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