Financial Crime Manager

Compliance Mid Senior UK

  • / Salary: £70-£80k
  •  Contract Type: Permanent
  •  Location: London

Our client, a niche alternative investment firm with established operations in the UK, is looking to recruit a Financial Crime Manager to a team managing all aspects of their financial crime programme. Reporting directly to the MLRO, providing guidance and support on Financial Crime Policies and Procedures as well as UK regulations working closely with the first line team.

Key responsibilities of the Financial Crime Manager;

· Liaise with senior management and team members regarding issues relating to financial crime
· Review clients onboarded to ensure client information, documentation is updated
· Lead the implementation of financial crime risk remediation plans to ensure policy and procedures are met
· Oversee the investigations of suspicious activity reporting transactions suggest actions
· Ensure the team conduct a review of financial crime policies and procedures
· Ensure all financial crime due diligence decisions are handled appropriately
· Assist with the delivery of financial crime training sessions for senior management and employees
· Approve management information desk for emerging financial crime risks associated to the business
· Review potential Sanction breaches, negative news and PEP flags recommended by the team
· Participate in senior management meetings for all new business and strategic decisions impacting the business
· Oversee the completion of the Annual Financial Crime Risk Assessment
· Escalate to the MLRO the emergence of new regulations

Experience required of the Financial Crime Manager;

· 5+ years experience working in an FCA regulated environment
· Experience working within Financial Crime or a Regulatory Compliance environment
· Strong knowledge of the Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime regulations
· Experience working with 1LOD and 2LOD teams and senior executives
· Excellent communication, stakeholder and leadership skills
· Prior experience leading a team, mentor and coaching

William McCoppin

William McCoppin

William has experience across multiple markets, specialising in compliance and financial crime at the interim, mid-to-senior and executive level.