Senior Compliance Officer - Head of AML Strategic Initiatives - London

Recruiter
Bloomberg
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
21 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Team Bloomberg's Legal Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex legal issues that come with being the world's leading financial news and information company. Our team is made up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. We also recognise the value of diversity and inclusion in cultivating a supportive workplace and the importance of giving back to our communities as evidenced by our award-winning pro bono program. The Global Compliance team within Bloomberg's Legal Department provides coverage of Bloomberg's regulated entities and products including support for Bloomberg's non-regulated products and services. We work to address regulatory issues, ensure compliance with current/developing rules and regulations, and correspond with regulators. Bloomberg has regulated activities that include regulated trading venues (e.g., UK Multilateral Trading Facility, US Swap Execution Facility), MIFID II benchmark activities, a US Broker-Dealer, and other regulated offerings globally. What's The Role Based in London, this is a great opportunity to work within the core Financial Crime AML Compliance Function reporting directly to the Global AML/KYC Program Lead. This role is dedicated to assessing and managing AML risk throughout the organisation and driving the integration of the Global AML program forward by working with key compliance and business personnel. We will need you to be an AML subject matter authority to further develop and improve the overall program. We'll Trust You To: Lead the AML program integration as we endeavour to expand to a global coverage model incorporating multiple regions and businesses Run and assess the impact of large regulatory change initiatives and drive the firms strategic response to relevant regulatory impacts and requirements Maintain the centralised repository of all identified issues and work with respective Team Leads to monitor and track items until closure Establish an Intelligence Function to ensure appropriate information is assessed and disseminated to the relevant risk owners within the broader AML, KYC and compliance teams Work with key partners to implement technological innovations and systems to streamline and integrate the AML and client onboarding program globally Assist in the creation and delivery of AML training to key business areas As part of the broader Compliance team, provide Compliance support to the broad range of businesses operated by Bloomberg LP. You'll Need to Have: At least 10 + years* relevant Financial Crime AML experience with a deep understanding of the main components of an AML program Proven experience managing large scale change initiatives or projects within the AML compliance space Strong knowledge of AML requirements including FCA SYSC, JMLSG and the UK Money Laundering Regulations The ability to multitask, meet strict deadlines and set achievable targets Dedication to resolve pending queries or concerns in a timely manner Strong communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills Good attention to detail *Please note we use years of experience as a guide but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role We'd Love to See: In-House Financial Services experience A motivated individual who thrives in a dynamic, open-plan environment If this sounds like you: Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are. Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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