Head of Financial Crime (Kent, London and Home based)
The Financial Crime team ensures the Bank operates in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements and group standards relating to Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing, Market Abuse, Anti Bribery, Cyber Crime, Criminal Finances and Fraud.
As Head of Financial Crime, you will have oversight of the Financial Crime operation and have ownership & responsibility of Level 1 and Level 2 Financial Crime team accountabilities. Reporting into the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) – your specific responsibilities will include;
Management of the embedding and maintenance of financial crime procedures in line with the business policy
Ownership of Level 1 & Level 2 Financial Crime risk assessments and management of risks identified
Oversee Level 1 & Level 2 record keeping for all activities under the remit of AML/KYC remediation
Collaboration with the training unit to develop an effective Financial Crime training plan, training material and creating a culture of financial crime awareness across the Bank
Regular engagement with the Money Laundering Reporting Officer including escalation and consultation on specific areas of concern such as operational risk events
Working in Financial Crime is more than identifying and acting upon potential risks to the Bank. As Head of Financial Crime, you will be ensuring our customers are protected from Financial Crime so they can be put on a path to a better everyday life. To be successful in this role, the following skills and experience is required;
Detailed working knowledge of relevant PRA/FCA regulation
Strong awareness of the control and regulatory environment within Financial Services sector
Ability to use your initiative and identify issues regarding potential risks or detriment that could impact our customers
Extensive experience of working in Financial Crime with Retail Banking exposure
Methodical and forward-thinking; able to manage larger projects as well as manage own time and workload on day to day tasks
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.