WIACON

Strategic Partner for Compliance, IT & Business Projects

Zsófia B. - AFC expert

Master of Science in International Strategic Marketing and Bachelor in Business Administration working in international environments as Project Manager and Anti Financial Crime Specialist

Expert in investigating and analyzing of suspicious cases in the area of financial crime but also  implementing AML solutions as a business enabler, combining and harmonizing Business, IT and Legal/Compliance requirements in international Financial Institutions 

Core Competencies

  • International Project Management
  • Insurance Business & Compliance
  • Know Your Customer / Customer Due Diligence integration
  • Anti Money Laundering and Economic Sanctions
  • Process Documentation (via ADONIS)
  • Insurance business application knowledge
  • Business and Financial Crime Data analytics
  • Nice Actimize / Targens Smaragd / Thomson Reuters Worldcheck / Dow Jones Factiva / BvD ORBIS

Certification

  • Prince2 Foundation (AXELOS)
  • ADONIS GPM-Suite (BOC Group)
  • KYC – Know Your Customer (ICA International Compliance Association)
  • AML – Anti Money Laundering Foundation (ACAMS)
  • AML – Insurance update on 6AMLD (Forum Institut)

Personal

  • Used to work in international environments
  • Clear and concise communicator
  • Builds trust and reliability among all stakeholder
  • Good risk predictor to address and provide solutions to existing and potential issues
  • Tidy desk mentality
  • ACAMS member

Recent Project History

Sanctions specialist and Senior Project Manager
2021/05 - 2021/09

  • Anti-Financial Crime Screening Revision in a large international bank (under top 30)
  • Responsibility for ensuring that assigned mainly sanctions alerts/cases are investigated and processed within expected timeframes (SLA/KPI)
  • Supporting the internal AFC team in conducting transaction analysis
  • Apply knowledge about external and internal legal requirements to ensure to follow the regulatory´s and company´s policy requirements during the alert/ case analysis process
  • Conduct customer and company research using internal databases and publicly available information to determine if activity is unusual/suspicious
  • Develop expertise through knowledge, research, and training, leading to new investigative approaches to uncover unusual activity
  • Reporting of identified suspicious cases (SEPA and other payments transactions) to Compliance
  • Development and improvement of processes and work instructions in financial sanctions monitoring
  • Involvement of IT specialists and all relevant stakeholder

Project Manager Economic Sanctions
2018/04 - 2021/04

  • Group Compliance at one of the world’s largest insurance and assistance companies
  • Implementation of a Global Economic Sanctions Screening Solution to comply with all relevant global Financial Sanctions requirements / standards
  • Analyzing As-Is situation and To-Be solution considering business, IT and Legal / Compliance requirements assessments, considering also different data protection requirements 
  • Implementing this standardized solution to 32 operating entities globally
  • Implementing business processes for data delivery, access management and alert handling, monitoring
  • Building up the required documentation according to regulatory requirements
  • Setting up a standard monitoring and review process
  • Provide and perform global user training workshops
  • Continuous project risk analysis and quality control
  • Project and budget planning

Client Feedback April 2020

Giovanni B. – Head of Organizational Management

“From my side she is playing more than a simple PMO role as requested at the beginning, but she has also taken care the governance and coordination of this project, showing a very good attitude in taking charge tasks and responsibilities.

She is recognized as the reference for GSSS topics and she has done a very good job with limited supervision from my side.”