Financial Crime Compliance, Senior Manager (Flexible Remote) - 2LOD Risk Assessment & Policy Financial Crime Compliance, Senior Manager  …

Clear Bank
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jun 21
Competitive
Clear Bank
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jun 21
Competitive
Are you interested in joining a revolutionary, fast paced and innovative environment? Do you want to be a part of a Risk team at the heart of a dynamic banking business?

If this is you, keep reading!

About the Role

The 2LOD FCC Risk Assessment and Policy Senior Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and support to the Head of FCC / MLRO on all financial crime matters. This includes being responsible for advising the business and senior management on the financial crime risk exposure from new products, services and features and lead the regular EWRA exercise. They will be responsible for the maintenance of FCC 2LOD documentation and will act as the Secretary of the FCC Committee, supporting the Head of FCC / MLRO. They will support the Head of FCC / MLRO on drafting internal governance reporting. Their key stakeholders are the CRCO and the Heads of Enterprise Risk, Compliance, Change & Transformation and BaaS Servicing. 

About You 

The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of anti-financial crime regulatory requirements, including sanctions regimes and Fund Transfer Regulation, and very strong knowledge of correspondent banking products, including different payment schemes and payment channels. Knowledge of cryptoassets desirable. They will have extensive experience performing risk assessments and drafting policies from scratch. They will be comfortable working in a very fast-paced environment, with a high degree of change and will be capable of managing numerous concurring priorities. They must be able to think strategically, prioritise appropriately, and work well under stress. They will be comfortable managing senior stakeholders and drafting papers for senior audiences, namely senior management and regulators.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Advise on ClearBank’s financial crime risk exposure from new products, services and features, including the Banking as a Service (BaaS) offering, evaluating requests for risk acceptance where required, liaising with the other 2LOD FCC areas
  • Lead the regular Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment exercise, including methodology enhancements, completion of the exercise and issuance of governance papers
  • Conduct horizon scanning based on external and internal sources to identify new potential financial crime risks or regulatory issues to ClearBank
  • Lead awareness of new and existing regulatory requirements, providing business-wide awareness where required
  • Responsible for ClearBank’s financial crime regulatory impact matrix
  • Responsible for the maintenance of core documents, including the FCC Policy, Standards and Risk-Based Approach documentation
  • Lead reviews and responses to relevant regulators and industry bodies’ public consultations
  • Lead responses and reports to regulators on ClearBank’s anti-financial crime control framework
  • Support the Head of FCC / MLRO on drafting and reporting the annual MLRO Report
  • Secretary of the FCC Committee, which is chaired by the Head of FCC/MLRO, and responsible for risk escalations to other executive governance fora
  • Lead the completion of the 2LOD FCC Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), and advise on substantive changes to 1LOD RCSA
  • Deputise for the MLRO when required 

Core Skills and Experience

  • Well-versed in anti-financial crime regulatory requirements, including sanctions regimes and Fund Transfer Regulation, in the UK and Europe. US knowledge desirable
  • Strong technical knowledge of correspondent banking products, including different payment schemes and payment channels
  • Demonstrated risk-based decisioning and strategic thinking
  • Ability to translate regulatory requirements for senior and junior audiences
  • Experience in policy-making and policy drafting
  • Experience managing very senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Holds relevant professional qualifications 

About what we offer

  • The right candidate will be provided with support, guidance and training along with exposure to departments and functions that will allow them to gain valuable knowledge of how a bank with payments at its heart is built and how it operates on a day-to-day basis.
  • A suite of competitive employee benefits and perks
  • A supportive, challenging and agile environment
  • You’ll also get to work in one of the most exciting Banks in the market right now 

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Perks, benefits and rewards

Personal Development

  • Great learning and promotion opportunities

Holiday

  • 32 holidays a year (including bank holidays)

Health

  • Private medical and dental cover

Pensions

  • 6% employer contribution through the ClearBank scheme

Family

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Community

  • 2 days off each year to do something bigger than ClearBank

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion are key to our mission. At ClearBank we recognise and respect that each individuals unique perspectives are what allow us to to build the bank we all enjoy working in. We believe that the differences between people creates value. We focus on inclusion to create a safe and welcoming workplace culture which encourages and enables people to achieve their best, innovate, and most importantly speak up to make us better.

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