Financial Crime Specialist

Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The successful financial services- Financial Crime Specialist will support the UK Financial Crime, AML & Sanctions Compliance function in London by assisting in the development, implementation and monitoring of the UK financial crimes compliance program, in support of the launch of new products/services, including the launch of a new platform.

Client Details

A very well known financial services provider is seeking to appoint a Financial Crime Specialist to their team in London


The successful financial services - Financial Crime Specialist will carry out the following responsibilites:

  • Actively support the creation and implementation of the Compliance program for new products and initiatives
  • Ensure Compliance's requirements are met with respect to new products, strategic initiatives, and technology upgrades
  • Support Internal Audit reviews aimed at testing adequacy of key AML & OFAC Sanctions policies and procedures
  • Support the day to day execution of an AML & Sanctions compliance program by managing and conducting a selection of Compliance tasks including:
  • AML Investigations and dispositioning of sanctions hits
  • Conduct KYC due diligence, enhanced due diligence, data mining and research
  • Complete the accompanying administration associated with due diligence, such as drafting reports and accompanying notes
  • Complete special projects, including drafting of compliance procedures
  • Analysing and reporting financial crime compliance related data
  • Run data and spreadsheet reports as requested based on specific criteria. Expected to create increasingly complex reports over time (e.g. individual customer profile, year-on-year growth of customers by region, for each currency, and grouped by counterparty type, etc)


The successful financial services- Financial Crime Specialist will have:

  • Financial Crime Compliance experience required
  • Exposure to payments, correspondent banking, FX, equity or derivatives business is helpful
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Expert and basic statistical concepts, specifically: data mining, data import/export, working with delimited files, models and writing macros
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence/Data Analytics Software (e.g. Microstrategy) is helpful
  • Ability to manage a project and identify area of improvement
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Can evidence strong planning, organisation and time management skills with the ability to effectively deal with multiple work strands simultaneously
  • High level of attention to detail
  • High level of communication skills (written and oral including presentation skills).
  • The ability to interact comfortably with, and relationship manage, senior stakeholders
    • Based in London

Job Offer

Competitive package on offer

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