Head of Financial Crime and Prevent

Recruiter
MERJE Ltd
Location
Manchester Science Park, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Ref
1106337649
Job Role
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Our client is a leading retail bank who are currently recruiting for a Head of Financial Crime Prevention. The role will be responsible for overseeing the first line of defence activities across Financial Crime. Key responsibilities include: Responsible for first line of defence activities in the following areas: Financial Crime including: Sanctions; Bribery & Corruption; Data Security; Fraud; Money Laundering; & Terrorist Financing Management and oversight of a team of subject matter experts in each of the above areas Responsible for identifying, measuring, analysing and reporting of all financial crime risks Responsible for clear instructions, processes, systems and training in the above areas to ensure the Bank complies with all necessary legislative and regulatory requirements Ensure the resources in the above areas, are of sufficient number and quality to support the Regional Banks and their branches Work in conjunction with internal stakeholders at UK (including UK Compliance, Audit and the Regional Heads) and Group level (including CX - Group Financial Crime Prevention) to ensure risks in the above areas are identified and well managed Represent the Bank's interests in relation to the above areas with external parties. Such could include regulators, crime agencies, customers, suppliers, etc. Act as Demander, and/or Steering Group Member, for such projects as are appropriate. Key Requirements: Strong understanding and experience of AML, KYC, Sanctions, Fraud and banking products and the UK regulatory environment. Relevant specialist FC qualifications: e.g. ICA Diploma in FC/AML, ACAMs, Fraud Prevention Ability to apply themselves to problem solving and analysing situations, delivering practical and compliant financial crime controls/solutions Strong organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure with attention to detail: achieving the right business culture and behaviours Ability to lead and motivate a team

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