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JOB TITLE: Senior Investigator

LOCATION:  Financial Services Commission, Kingston

DESCRIPTION: Responsible for participating in investigations aimed at uncovering, documenting and proposing remedies or enforcement actions for, breaches by regulated individuals and organizations of the legislation and guidelines administered by the Financial Services Commission (FSC); To oversee fit and proper assessments of persons wishing to formally enter the Jamaican financial services sector and to guide, inform and educate internal and external stakeholders on issues relating to financial crimes; Efficient conducting of investigations into the purported breaches of Acts and Regulations administered by the FSC; Efficient execution of fit and proper assessments of applicants; Preparing letters and/or reports on the following: the fit and proper statuses of potential licensees/registrants; alleged breaches of the legislation administered by the FSC.; results/closure of investigations; Reviewing the unregulated Financial Organization (UFO) watch list database to ensure that it is up-to date; Liaising with the Insurance, Securities and Pensions divisions to ensure ongoing assessment of the anti-money laundering (AML) and counter financing of terrorism (CFT) systems within the entities that they regulate; Identifying and proposing solutions to, gaps and weaknesses in the legislative and regulatory frameworks of the insurance, securities and pensions industries in collaboration with the Insurance, Securities, Pensions and Legal Divisions; Providing advice, information, training and other support on AML/CFT issues and on fraudulent transactions, to internal and external stakeholders; Collaborating with the PIU on the preparation of press releases and other public information/education documents on breaches of the FSC Act and other related legislation; Participating in/attending meetings, discussions, hearings and other deliberations regarding concerning investigation and enforcement; Responding to external inquiries on investigation and enforcement matters; Assisting in developing annual strategic objectives and targets for the Investigation & Enforcement Division.

QUALIFICATIONS: Post graduate qualification in Business Administration, Law, Finance, Accounting or related field; A minimum of three years relevant industry experience at a supervisory level; Knowledge of the relevant Acts relating to the industries regulated and supervised by the FSC; Strong working knowledge of the insurance, securities and pensions industries in Jamaica; Knowledge of accounting and information systems; Analytic, thorough and detail oriented; Sound judgment, initiative and flexibility in formulating immediate responses to the regulated industries; Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and recommendations based on rational analysis; Ability to communicate clearly and accurately at all levels in both oral and written forms; Strong interpersonal skills; Knowledge of interviewing techniques; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Expert understanding of investigative procedures.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Human Resources Manager. Financial Services Commission. 39-43 Barbados Avenue. Kingston 5; Email: [email protected]


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