Senior Manager - Forensic Advisory

Recruiter
MERJE Ltd
Location
London, South East England
Salary
80000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Client:

Our client, a globally renowned professional services firm is currently looking to appoint a Senior Manager to play a key role within their highly reputable and established Forensic Advisory team. Working within a highly experienced team you will be involved in some of the largest AML, in particular Transaction Monitoring, assignments across the financial services industry. They have a reputation as one of the world's leading specialist advisors across the AML, Financial Crime and Forensics space and due to continued demand for their services, they are looking to make a number of appointments at varying levels across the practice.

The role-

This is a client facing role and you will be a key member of the Forensic Advisory team. The role will entail:

  • Undertaking AML & Financial Crime reviews of clients across various sectors of financial services
  • Each project will incorporate reviewing and assessing AML controls, drafting of written reports and client liaison with a strong focus on transaction monitoring
  • Participating in marketing, knowledge sharing and practice development

Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, you will engage on projects for clients in areas such as:

  • AML remediation activity
  • Transaction monitoring
  • Review and completion of financial crime risk assessments
  • Anti-money laundering policies, procedures, systems and controls
  • Advice of risk-based approach
  • AML due diligence services
  • FCA investigations
  • Delivery of specific training and Preparing clients for regulatory visits
  • Examination of suspicious transaction reporting processes (including experience of clearing alerts)
  • Target Operating Model design and implementation

• Managing regulatory enquiries, skilled person reviews and enforcement action; and

Key Requirements-

The individual will be expected to deal directly with; the client, the client’s external counsel, internal Consultants; and, other third parties such as law enforcement agencies and regulators. Each project will incorporate the review and assessment of evidence, controls and/or risks, drafting of written reports and client liaison.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Currently be in an advisory position within professional services (Big 4, mid-tier or general consultancy) or senior within an AML function at a bank
  • Have strong technical knowledge of AML/Financial Crime, specifically Transaction Monitoring
  • Have strong experience of reviewing and assessing AML controls
  • Be a confident individual who is able to quickly establish credibility with clients
  • Be self-motivated; someone who works on their own initiative to self-managed deadlines and supports colleagues in their work
  • Have strong influencing skills
  • Be open and collaborative approach
  • Have demonstrated ability of articulating complex and technical findings in both written and oral presentations for a variety of audiences
  • Have strong experience of article writing / presenting on technical topics