FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Investment Management Financial Crime - UK/Europe/US/Asia c£85k

We are partnered with an Investment Management Firm, looking for a Head of Financial Crime. This role requires in-depth knowledge of the UK and European AML / Fin Crime / ABC / Fraud regulations AND working knowledge of US and Asian AML / Fin Crime / ABC / Fraud regulations. The successful candidate will implement, manage and coordinate an effective financial crime compliance framework for the Investment Management group in multiple jurisdictions.

JOB TEXT

We are partnered with an Investment Management Firm, looking for a Head of Financial Crime.

This role requires in-depth knowledge of the UK and European AML / Fin Crime / ABC / Fraud regulations AND working knowledge of US and Asian AML / Fin Crime / ABC / Fraud regulations.

The successful candidate will implement, manage and coordinate an effective financial crime compliance framework for the Investment Management group in multiple jurisdictions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain financial crime controls and governance arrangements.
  • Coordinate the assessment of financial crime risks (ABC, Fraud, AML and CTF, Sanctions and Tax Evasion).
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive rules and risk-based financial crime monitoring programme.
  • Assess the impact of emerging regulatory changes and work with the business to implement as required.
  • Deputise for the MLRO as appropriate making decisions and recommendations on complex issues.
  • Prepare and submit financial crime reports to internal and external stakeholders, including the annual MLRO report and FCA's annual financial crime report.
  • Oversight and monitoring of third party service providers.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the day to day AML CDD process in support of the group's business activities.
  • Manage the submission of Suspicious Activity Reports to the relevant regulatory body or bodies.
  • Develop, coordinate and provide financial crime training, tailored for specific business functions.
  • Establish effective two-way communication channels with the business, supporting and providing advice as required.
  • Manage financial crime team to ensure that individuals in the team are engaged and developing within each of their roles.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Practical experience working in the Financial Crime Prevention team at a senior level.
  • Detailed knowledge of UK Money Laundering Regulations, FCA rules/Financial Crime Handbook & JMLSG Guidance Notes.
  • In-depth knowledge of European AML, ABC, sanctions, and anti-fraud regimes.
  • Good awareness of US and Asian AML, sanctions, anti-bribery and anti-fraud regimes.
  • Understanding of the mechanics & workings of the UK law enforcement agencies & courts.
  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience.

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  • GBP70000.00 - GBP90000 per annum + bens
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Charles Levick
  • 2019-07-19