Financial Crime Senior Manager
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 Responsibilities As 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 Responsibilities Act as ASD Solution Lead for Anti-Money Laundering or Know Your Client projects Act 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 completed Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel, whilst building strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services Create bids and proposals for new projects and client opportunities. People Responsibilities Act as Solution Lead in developing and refining ASD solution offerings in AML /KYC Supervision of Associates and Executives and Managers at department, solution and engagement level Oversight leadership of onsite engagement teams in AML/KYC .Including direct supervision of work, ensuring targets are met and all processes and procedures are adhered to Ensuring other ad hoc department requirements are carried out, delegating where appropriate Support the development of all members of staff in AML/KYC solution area Skills and Attributes for Success 7-10 years of Financial Crime experience Experience of managing project teams , preferable across a portfolio of engagements Knowledge of UK, European and Global AML frameworks, for example, an in depth understanding of the EU 4 th Money Laundering Directive and FATF Recommendations Experience 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 activity Leadership, project management and teamwork skills Experience of building relationships and networking Strong stakeholder management skills Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment To qualify for the role you must have A strong academic background to degree level or equivalent experience in a directly related role Solid Financial Crime/CDD/KYC/AML background Knowledge of UK, European and Global AML Frameworks A relevant professional qualification, for example, ICA Diploma in Anti Money Laundering or equivalent Ideally, you'll also have Experience and understanding of Financial Services Experience of coaching or mentoring junior team members Strong report writing skills. Good communication skills at board level , both verbally and in writing What We Look For You'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 around Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you Visit our careers microsite for more information EY 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 EY As 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 b etter 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.