Financial Crime Officer

Posted 29 February 2024
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Job type Permanent
Discipline Financial Crime & Fraud
Contact NameElla Nibloe

Job description

Are you passionate about combating financial crime and seeking a dynamic role where you can contribute to a leading charity bank's mission?

Position: Financial Crime Officer

Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Based in Kings Hill (Kent) with hybrid working arrangements (1-2 days per week in the Kings Hill Office)

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

We're on the lookout for a skilled Financial Crime Officer to join the growing Financial Crime & Compliance team.


  • As a Financial Crime Officer, you will be instrumental in driving best practices within the financial crime compliance sphere. Your main duties will include:
  • Collaborating closely with the business to facilitate the production of the Financial Crime Risk Assessment, ensuring alignment with the latest financial crime typologies.
  • Supporting the implementation of the Financial Crime compliance monitoring program in collaboration with compliance colleagues.
  • Working with stakeholders to develop and interpret management information aligned with identified financial crime risks.
  • Offering guidance to enhance operational controls based on legal, regulatory, and best practice requirements.
  • Assisting in the development and delivery of customised financial crime training.
  • Providing assurance on the alignment of policies, procedures, and controls with UK legal, regulatory, and industry standards through periodic testing.


This role is suitable for individuals with experience in financial crime controls within a banking environment, with exposure to areas such as money laundering, fraud, sanctions, tax evasion, and terrorist financing. Key qualifications and skills include:

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting thematic reviews on various financial crime topics.
  • Ability to produce materials for internal governance committees.
  • Understanding of best market practices in establishing a robust financial crime control environment.
  • Capacity to manage a demanding caseload and prioritise effectively.
  • Relevant qualification in a financial crime discipline or working towards one.
  • Ability to provide constructive scepticism and challenge to existing practices in a supportive manner.


  • Permanent hybrid working arrangements where feasible.
  • Generous holiday allowance, including six weeks of leave plus bank holidays.
  • Diverse development opportunities to foster personal and professional growth.
  • Pension scheme with employer contribution options exceeding market standards.
  • Social impact benefit schemes to support community engagement.

If you're ready to make a positive impact and contribute to this team's mission, we want to hear from you! Apply now to take the next step as a Financial Crime Officer.