Head of Fraud and Compliance, Central London

CB Search
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Fraud - Challenger Bank

London - Central London

Up to £70,000 and Bonus Scheme

Our client, a fast growing FinTech50 business are looking for a Senior Anti Fraud professional to lead their mid-sized AML and KYC team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to receive shares options in the bank as well.

The role

The successful candidate will be tasked with picking up a variety of operational functions to offer a best in industry operations team. They will have responsibility and autonomy from day one and have an excellent opportunity to progress in my client’s fast-paced, expanding business.


The successful candidate will have about 5/6 years’ experience (preferably in a start-up)and be expected to execute and demonstrate the following.

  • Managing day to day fraud tasks: Transaction monitoring, Onboarding, Payment screening, Chargeback cycle and Ad-hoc fraud queries
  • Analysis on new fraud trends and recommendations on mitigating these risks
  • Ensure a strong understanding of polices: JLMSG, FCA handbook, PSD etc
  • KYC: Identification and verification procedures, transaction monitoring, due diligence, risk based approach, PEP’s and Sanctions.
  • Great with large data sets SQL, Excel, Data mining.
  • Strong understanding of third party solutions in regards to management and integration.
  • Full understanding of payment cycles and chargeback cycle.
  • Experience delivering AML and CTF training to staff.
  • Experience presenting annual risk assessments and periodic risk assessments for new products/ partners / change in business offering.

**Applicants must be eligible to live and work within the EU. Documented evidence will be required as part of the interview and recruitment process.