Financial Crime Manager Financial Crime Manager …

in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 24 Jan 22
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 24 Jan 22
Posted by:
Kim Carmona • Recruiter
Posted by:
Kim Carmona
To contribute in the development, implementation and maintenance of robust controls, systems, procedures enabling the Bank to meet its compliance objectives/regulatory obligations in respect of anti-money laundering/terrorist financing and to help to continually improve performance in these areas. This is a contract role of 6 months for a project as is offered on a fixed-term basis.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Possess a thorough up-to-date understanding of the relevant regulatory rules, anti-money laundering legislation, the Proceeds of Crime Act, and all statutes and guidance applicable to the Bank’s business.
  • Develop and embed appropriate controls, policies and procedures to manage financial crime risk across the Bank and support the day-to-day operations of the Financial Crime Prevention Team to help the Bank conduct its activities in accordance with regulatory requirements including transaction monitoring and sanctions screening activities.
  • Provide training to staff as required: to enable the effective operation of systems and controls; to maintain awareness and to ensure that they understand their individual and corporate responsibilities regarding the detection and prevention of financial crime in the Bank.
  • Train and develop staff in the Financial Crime Prevention Team.
  • Assist and support the Bank’s business units in the development of services and systems ensuring that compliance with requirements is maintained in respect of financial crime prevention
  • Carry out as required monitoring of controls for compliance with the Bank’s policies, procedures and regulatory/statutory obligations.
  • Remain up-to-date with regulatory and legislative developments and ensure the implications for the Bank is assessed and where necessary assist with ensuring changes are disseminated and implemented.
  • Provide relevant and reliable management information to senior management on a timely basis in respect of assigned work activities including system developments, projects etc.
  • Facilitate effective and constructive sharing of knowledge and experience of financial crime prevention issues and to effectively engage with other parts of the Group.
  • Undertake projects and assignments from time-to-time as directed by management.

Experience and Required Skills 

  • 5 years + experience in Financial Crime for a corporate bank, ideally with some supervisory experience to first or second line analysts
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Commercial acumen 
  • Adherence to the highest standards of business practice and to the
  • requirements of relevant authorities. Excellent people management skills
  • Co-operation skills, to execute projects and collaborate with other departments
  • Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision, while ensuring that the line reports are kept fully informed at all times.
  • Can consider issues from a range of angles and propose creative solutions that assist the business in achieving its goals in a safe, compliant and controlled manner
  • Excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills 

This is an immediate hire so interested candidates please get in touch ASAP. 

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