Senior Financial Crime Manager

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary Up to £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Financial Crime & Fraud
Contact NameElla Nibloe

Job description

Join a leading financial services organisation in a key role as Senior Financial Crime Manager. In this varied role you will make a significant impact on the commitment to excellence and integrity in financial operations and act as deputy MLRO.

Position Overview: As the Senior Financial Crime Manager, you'll ensure strict adherence to regulatory guidelines, playing a crucial role in safeguarding the organisation and its subsidiaries from financial crime risks.

Reporting Line: Directly reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, you'll contribute to the robust compliance framework.

Direct Reports: Lead and manage a collaborative team of individuals, fostering high performance and proactive management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to Fraud Prevention Guidelines and Financial Crime Policy.
  • Serve as Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer with the aim of obtaining FCA approval as MLRO (SMF17).
  • Conduct proactive horizon scanning for financial crime risks.
  • Develop and author the Financial Crime Risk Management Framework.
  • Lead the Financial Crime Team, overseeing investigations and transaction monitoring.
  • Provide expertise for Society change initiatives and represent the Society on trade body panels.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of financial crime/AML experience within a financial institution.
  • Capability to work towards FCA approval as MLRO (SMF17).
  • Exceptional communication skills for conveying technical information.
  • Possess a relevant Financial Crime/AML qualification (Certificate level minimum).
  • Desirable experience with database mining techniques and Fraud Detection systems.
  • Advantageous experience in Mortgage Fraud and Online transactional fraud.
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Proven leadership with a minimum of 3 years in a team management role.

Please reach out to discuss this unique opportunity further. This is a hybrid opportunity where you will have the flexibility to balance your work and life whilst combatting financial crime.