Financial Crime Manager

Recruiter
MERJE
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
£70,000 - £80,000
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a well-regarded financial services business who are currently recruiting for a Financial Crime Manager. The role will be responsible for leading, managing, and developing a team of Financial Crime professionals within the business under the three lines of defence operational risk model.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and constructive feedback and coaching is provided to team members
  • Effective management and utilisation of Financial Crime prevention systems and/or associated tools to optimum capacity and efficiency
  • Ensure the Financial Crime Unit staff accurately detect, monitor, investigate and compliantly report unusual account and transactional activity and patterns that are suspected of constituting a suspicious matter under relevant AML/CTF legislation
  • Ensure the Financial Crime Team staff conducts appropriate screening for Politically Exposed Person’s (PEP’s) and sanctioned individuals as required under relevant AML/CTF legislation.
  • Make sure the Financial Crime Team compliance and adherence to all company policies and procedures and all other legal requirements
  • Drive a compliant and ethical culture across the team
  • Liaise with relevant Law Enforcement entities and associated 3rd parties as required per any legal processes
  • Identify key Financial Crime risk gaps and concerns and work to initiate and execute programs to monitor and close the gaps

Key Requirements-

  • Experience in Financial Crime Risk Management within the financial services industry
  • Experience acting as the Approved Person performing controlled functions within a financial services environment as per FCA requirements
  • Experience managing AML and Counter Terrorism Financing operations within a financial services environment.
  • Experience of wing to wing management.