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Financial Crime Manager

Stellar Select
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25 Oct 2021

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Job Title: Financial Crime Manager

Location: Oxford 3 days a week, home based 2 days a week

Salary: Up to £45,000

Working Hours: 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (1 in 6 weekends (home based with time off in leiu)


Pension (9% non-contributory)
AXA Healthcare with Family cover
25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Full training and development.
Perks and other extras
Paid day off to Volunteer with our nominated charity
Complimentary Breakfast, Fresh Fruit, Diet Coke/ Coke, Great coffee!
Seasonal social events
Season Travel Ticket Loans
Mentoring scheme
Cycle to Work SchemeAbout the company

Our client is a top tier FinTech in UK Motor Finance, leading in innovation, technology, and automation, and delivering a customer centric product.

About the role of Financial Crime Manager

The role of the Financial Crime Manager is to lead a disciplined and high performing team of Analysts to be exceptional in their field. You will ensure effective controls are in place to protect the risk operations area of the business from application and in-life transactional fraud. Utilising existing tools deployed for the purpose of the fraud detection and monitoring, ensuring the business can minimise exposure and have strategies to address emerging threats. 50% of your time will be spent focusing on People Management, coaching and development, 20% of your time will focus on process and systems enhancements, 20% supporting the wider business with more complex queries and 10% on quality assurance audits.

Responsibilities for the role of Financial Crime Manager

Grow and develop a highly functional team of Fraud and AML Analysts who strive to be best in class, through regular communication, coaching and team feedback.
Oversee the quality of the Analysts work to ensure they are adopting best practices and sharing knowledge effectively.
Act as an escalated referral point and 'font of all knowledge' relating to Financial Crime queries from across the wider business.
Operational responsibility for the relationships with our external Fraud management tools (Hunter and CIFAS) relating to potential frauds and assist with customer screening against regulatory lists for Sanctions and Politically Exposed Persons. Liaise closely with AML team regarding emerging threats and suspicious activity.
Maintain and improve fraud analysis models to increase the effectiveness of fraud and suspicious activity identification. Including processes and systems relating to account acquisition, in-life management, and contract end.
Creation of management information and analysis detailing identified frauds and emerging trends while recommending courses of action to mitigate future business exposure.
Establishing robust communication channels and escalation processes with operational business and compliance teams to ensure risks and trends are known by key stakeholders.
Support and share additional activities within Risk Management as and when required. Including responsibilities for changes which benefit the team and wider business with analysis, testing and training.
Preventing, detecting, and investigating all instances of fraud/abuse associated with our product range.
This role also includes supporting the broader Financial Crime team with AML and Dealer Onboarding activities across the business including supporting the MLRO and Deputy MLRO in establishing and performing AML and Financial Crime monitoring, providing guidance and support to the Dealer Onboarding team, act as an escalation point for Financial Crime referrals.Experience required for the role of Financial Crime Manager

Experience from a Financial Services background, ideally within asset finance with proven exposure to Fraud and/or Financial Crime.
Practical knowledge of regulatory requirements for Anti Money Laundering, Consumer Credit and FCA.
Significant experience of Financial Crime and Fraud detection solutions and liaison with relevant external bodies is highly desirable however we can consider underwriting or risk related people management backgrounds.
Excellent communication, influencing skills and has the courage to make decisions.
Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
Proven experience of the ability to lead and motivate a team is essential.
Ability to work under pressure and take ownership of role and tasks is key.For more information regarding the role of Financial Crime Manager please contact us

Stellar Select is acting as an employment agency and is a corporate member of the REC.

Due to a high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application has been successful. We aim to contact all successful contacts within two business days
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