Financial Crime Senior Manager

Recruiter
EY
Location
Tyne & Wear, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1156714956
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Market leading growth in
our Advisory Service Delivery team has created opportunities for new people to
join the team, working in our Newcastle Service Delivery Centre. Financial crime is a key concern in the business
world currently, with criminals finding new ways to hide the proceeds of their
dealings every day. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in helping
financial service clients to meet their regulatory obligations.

The Opportunity
The Advisory Service Delivery team is one of EY's
fastest growth areas and we are based in a modern office in Newcastle city
centre. We have an excellent opportunity for a Financial Crime Senior Manager to join
our Newcastle team. In this role you will be applying your experience and
specialist knowledge to help clients meet their regulatory obligations around a
variety of compliance matters, for example, Transaction Monitoring, Alert
Clearing and Customer Due Diligence. You will help to establish strong internal
and client relationships, create a positive learning culture, whilst coaching
and developing all your team members. Continuing expansion means we are looking for
people who will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working as part
of different teams.
Your Key ResponsibilitiesAs a Financial Crime Senior Manager in our Advisory Service Delivery team, you will be working
with global EY teams to deliver high quality work to our clients, which will
primarily be from the financial sector. You will help our clients gain comfort
by using your technical knowledge of compliance matters. You will be working
directly with clients to provide them with advice and recommendations. You will
be provide senior management oversight for teams working on Anti-Money
Laundering and Know Your Client engagements within ASD. You will actively
participate in oversight and sign-off of overall policy and controls framework.
You will also act as a point of referral / escalation for project leadership, file
review, and QC/QA Functions on AML/KYC engagements. Client ResponsibilitiesAct as ASD Solution
Lead for Anti-Money Laundering or Know Your Client projectsAct as an interface between managers and engagement
partners on engagements you have oversight for.
To ensure effective planning and development
of, test and implementation plans for the
services to be provided; including agreement of SLA's and KPI's Client liaison and responsibility for preparation of performance
MI Oversight of
manager activity in respect of resource
management , budget tracking and
coordination of systems development activity necessary to services, as required Ensure
project leads are consistently
implementing new or revised standards and regulatory changes in a timely
fashion Oversight of mobilisation of project
teams and ensuring process design is completedDevelop and
maintain productive working relationships with client personnel, whilst
building strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other
servicesCreate
bids and proposals for new projects and client opportunities. People ResponsibilitiesAct as Solution Lead in developing and refining ASD solution offerings
in AML /KYCSupervision of
Associates and Executives and Managers at department, solution and
engagement levelOversight
leadership of onsite engagement teams in AML/KYC .Including direct
supervision of work, ensuring targets are met and all processes and
procedures are adhered toEnsuring other ad
hoc department requirements are carried out, delegating where appropriateSupport the
development of all members of staff
in AML/KYC solution areaSkills
and Attributes for Success7-10 years of Financial Crime experienceExperience of managing project teams , preferable
across a portfolio of engagementsKnowledge of UK, European and Global AML frameworks,
for example, an in depth understanding of the EU 4th Money
Laundering Directive and FATF RecommendationsExperience of leading teams to carry out; alert
clearing, PEP/Sanctions screening, Transaction Monitoring, Negative News
Screening plus Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD)Ability to act as an SMR in all aspects of AML and KYC
activityLeadership, project management and teamwork skillsExperience of building relationships and networkingStrong stakeholder management skillsStrong analytical, interpersonal, communication and
writing skills Demonstrated integrity within a professional
environmentTo qualify for the role
you must haveA strong academic
background to degree level or equivalent experience in a directly related
roleSolid Financial
Crime/CDD/KYC/AML backgroundKnowledge of UK,
European and Global AML FrameworksA relevant
professional qualification, for example, ICA Diploma in Anti Money
Laundering or equivalentIdeally, you'll also
haveExperience and understanding
of Financial Services Experience of
coaching or mentoring junior team membersStrong report
writing skills. Good communication
skills at board level , both verbally and in writingWhat We Look ForYou'll be a trusted
business advisor to our clients, specialising within the Financial Crime sector,
so they'll look to you to find, ask and answer the questions nobody else has
asked yet and then develop and execute an effective service. If you're ready to
take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new
ways to make a difference, this role is for you. What working at EY offers We
offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your
individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package
includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY
you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and
well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and
promotions. Plus, we offer:Support and coaching from some of the most engaging
colleagues aroundOpportunities to develop new skills and progress
your careerThe freedom and flexibility to handle your role in
a way that's right for youVisit
our careers microsite for more informationEY is
committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible
working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people,
enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build
your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our
client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times
be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to
achieve a lifestyle balance.About EYAs a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services,
we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to
build a better working world. That
starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities
and creative freedom to make
things better. Whenever you join, however
long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a
lifetime. And with a commitment to
hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be
the best employer by 2020 a reality.If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above,
please contact us as soon as possible.Start
today, change tomorrow.Apply now.

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