Compliance Officer & MLRO

  • £70,000- £90,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MW Recruitment
  • 10 Apr 18 2018-04-10

Our client is an overseas bank based in the City of London. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Compliance Officer & MLRO.

The role will focus on  acting  as the appointed UK Compliance Officer and UK Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) with direct operational responsibility for compliance and financial-crime (Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism (AML/CTF) matters within the firm, whilst ensuring synergy and adherence to all wider Group requirements as appropriate.

Duties will include: 

- KYC/CDD/EDD checks on clients and KYE on employee
(Sanction Check, Black List Check, STR/CTR)

- Assure ongoing compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements

- Advise colleagues on compliance related issues and regulatory matters
(Legal Advice for branch)

- Conduct file reviews (including PEPs & PKPs)

- Periodic (Monthly, Annually, Mid yearly) reports

- Compliance related projects e.g. FATCA, GDPR, MIFID2, PSD2
(Monitoring of Regulatory Changes)

- Assuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements as well as internal directives and policies

- Training  staff on all compliance and regulatory related matters

- Liaising with external lawyers when necessary

- Maintaining  relationship with FCA and PRA


The ideal candidate will have  a minimum of 5 years experience at a international bank.

This role requires SMF16 & SMF1 7 

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