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With the consistent demand for technical specialists due to ever changing regulation and financial crime trends, we recruit primarily into the financial services and ecommerce sectors, attracting financial crime prevention professionals, AML experts and Fraud management specialists
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We can find your next Financial Crime or Fraud job
The continued and increasing threat of Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Fraud to your business and ever changing regulation ensure that for most organisations, safeguarding your business against these threats whilst adhering to regulatory requirements is an absolute priority. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in significant financial and reputational repercussions. Finding a balance between preventing financial crime without impacting customer experience remains the biggest challenge for organisations and requires technical specialists with experience of successfully achieving an optimal balance. In light of this, MERJE understands that our clients strive to attract the highest calibre of financial crime and fraud professionals to ensure their businesses are best protected.
Financial Crime Recruitment
Our highly experienced Consultants have a wealth of experience recruiting experts within banking and financial services, attracting only the best Financial Crime prevention specialists across the following areas:
If you are looking to further develop your career in Financial Crime, interim or permanent, then our dedicated team of consultants based in London and Manchester are able to discuss your requirements and work with you to achieve your career aspirations.
Organisations – most notably across the Banking and Financial Services sectors – face a constant, ever changing threat from fraudsters. At MERJE we understand the pressures of delivering effective fraud management, which is why we sit at the forefront when it comes to providing high calibre recruitment solutions across the Financial Services sector.
Job titles that we recruit include Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Head of Fraud Management, Financial Crime Manager, Fraud Manager, Fraud Consultant, ABC Manager, KYC Manager, Fraud Analytics Manager, Sanctions Specialist, Fraud Analyst and AML Monitoring Analyst.
MERJE was founded in
Our Management Team each have over
years' recruitment experience within their specialist markets
of permanent placements had a
salary of £40,000 and over
Contract and Interim roles comprise of
of our placements
2 days ago
£40,000 - £45,000
A market leading FinTech Wealth Management organisation are looking to hire an AML/KYC Team Manager to join their growing business. The role will involve the day to day management of the Client Onboarding Team, resource allocation, be the senior point of escalation for complex queries and will be comfortable looking at process and procedure improvements. The organisation is currently going through an exciting growth phase and they are looking for an experienced Team manager who can lead the team. They have a variety of sized clients, from Individuals, SMEs and Charities. The ideal candidate for this position will have managed a team previously, be comfortable running and leading highly motivated team members and be a true SME within AML/KYC Onboarding. You will be comfortable with managing internal and external relationships and be able to build an effective working environment across a diverse and motivated organisation. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities
7 days ago
Risk and Compliance Manager
£50,000 - £60,000
A top 25 Accountancy organisation are looking to hire an experienced Risk and Compliance Manager to join their business supporting the senior partner. The role will take full ownership of Risk and Compliance governance across the Practice Assurance. Key responsibilities include: • Governance, Risk & Compliance with a focus on the legal areas of contractual arrangements, engagement risk and 3rd party exposure • Review Documentation and technical requirements • Complaint Management • 3rd Party Risk and Risk Register • Regulatory Monitoring • GDPR & DPA • Practice Assurance Reviews • Updating the Compliance Manual The Person • 5 years within a Risk and Compliance profession • Extensive experience within Professional Practice/Accountancy • Comfortable working independently and facing off to senior stakeholders Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
7 days ago
Fraud & Chargeback Analyst
£25,000 - £28,000
Our client is a leading fintech business who are looking for a Fraud & Chargeback Analyst to join a growing team. The role will be responsible for ensuring that the business and customer is protected from Fraud. Key responsibilities include: Processing cardholder disputed transactions via VROL Responding to police requests (DPA requests) Processing bank recalls Completing SAR reports as necessary through our regulatory obligations Investigating fraud claims by customers and taking any necessary action as a result Producing fraud reports for senior management Carrying out fraud investigations on accounts from internal referrals Helping to define new operational processes Working cases that are referred for suspicious trading activity by our Fraud Management System Suggesting new fraud & monitoring systems/improvements Proactively address issues Acting as a point of contact for internal and external customers regarding fraud and chargeback related queries Key Requirements: • Detailed understanding of fraud typologies in payments including debit card and banking payments • Experience in using systems such as CIFAS and VROL • Understanding of financial crime legislation and regulatory requirements • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, prioritising own workload to stay with agreed timescales
19 days ago
AML Analyst required for a non FCA regulated organisation based in London. The role will act as the number two in a small AML team focusing on all financial crime related matters (mainly AML). As the AML Analyst you will have an understanding of the JMLSG guidance notes and be able to implement these in your day to day work. The organisation work with very high risk clients. As the AML Analyst, you will be responsible for all High Risk client take on, researching complex structures by using varies means and advising the MLRO on your findings. As part of your role, you will be expected to have an understating of drafting SAR reports. In addition to the general day to day AML activities, you will also have the opportunity to get involved in companywide AML related projects, updating AML policies and procedures, carrying out AML risk assessments and a number of other AML / Financial Crime related work. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, I may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities in the future.
about 1 month ago
Compliance Officer required for a custodian bank based in London. The Compliance Officer will cover all aspects of Compliance Advisory along with other Compliance related duties. As Compliance Officer you will report directly to the Head of Compliance Advisory, joining a small team that supports the bank. An understanding of the products and compliance specifically related to custodian banking are highly desirable. Responsibilities include: Working with the business on various Compliance projects (engaging with the business to assisting the regulatory change teams on upcoming regulations). Providing ad hoc, day to day Compliance advice to the business. This is typically done face to face or over the phone. As such, interpersonal and communications skills are extremely important. This can include: New product approvals Exceptional transaction approvals Constant engagement with senior stakeholders including being part of various bank wide Compliance committees. Carrying out approvals for outsourcing arrangements Add input when creating new, developing/realigning Compliance policies and procedures. The custodian banks clients are mainly FI’s, Asset Owners and Asset Managers. The custodian bank operates in over 20 countries around the world. They are a dominant player in the industry and have a long standing history in market. Business is in a very strong place and they have a defined mandate to expand their book. You will have support from peers across the wider compliance function as and when required. They have a reputation for excellent work life balance (including the option to WFH), good bonus payers and an extremely competitive benefits package. The team has calm and measured approach to carrying out their work and are looking for the right person to come in and compliment this.
about 1 month ago
£40,000 - £50,000 + Package
An innovative and dynamic Corporate Bank is currently looking to an AML Associate to join their growing Financial Crime team in London. Our client offers a full suite of products and services to developing businesses in the UK, including current and deposit accounts, loans, cash management services, trade finance and foreign exchange. The Bank has had a presence in the UK for over 10 years providing access to financing solutions for some of the highest profile and fastest growing UK-based technology companies. This Client does not provide sponsorship. The role In this role you will be responsible for case investigations, transaction monitoring, due diligence reviews, client onboarding file due diligence compliance reviews and provide support and guidance to business partners on a day to day basis. Key responsibilities include: • CDD/KYC file reviews • Investigation and recommendation of alerts relating to sanctions and PEP’s • AML and CTF Investigations • Transaction Monitoring • Fraud Investigation • Due Diligence Reviews The Person The ideal candidate for this role will have strong Commercial Banking experience, be comfortable working within a fast paced and innovative business. You will be experienced with regards to the full spectrum of Anti-Money Laundering regulations and investigations. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
about 2 months ago
Financial Crime Analyst
£30,000 - £35,000
A growing Fintech organisation are looking to recruit a motivated Financial Crime Analyst to join their growing business. The organisation specialises in outsourcing of AML, Transaction Monitoring and Financial Crime solutions. The Role Work with teams across the company to provide financial crime knowledge and expertise Be the voice of the customer for product teams to understand user needs and preferences Work with marketing to deliver content in both long and short form Provide regular updates on regulatory and industry developments Conduct research into regulation, financial services and financial crime technology Be a guide to industry best practice Produce and deliver training internally Requirements You hold a degree in a relevant subject like politics, finance, economics etc. 1-3 years’ experience in financial crime / financial technology In depth knowledge of financial crime regulation on an international level Strong communicator
4 months ago
Senior Financial Crime Compliance Consultant
£50,000 - £60,000 + 20% Bonus
The Client- A global leading investment management business are looking to recruit an experienced financial crime practitioner to join their growing business. They offer a unique culture and a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. This Client does not provide sponsorship. The role: The successful candidate will: Support the Head of Financial Crime Compliance in developing and maintaining financial crime assessment of risk analysis and assurance in support of the business strategy; You will assist in the implementation and oversight of controls Have a strong grasp on the changing regulatory environment Act as a point of contact for escalated financial crime concerns; Key Requirements: The ideal candidate for this role will have a good knowledge of all areas of financial crime (AML; CTF; Fraud; Sanctions; PEPs and ABC) and ideally have experience of US & UK anti-money laundering laws and regulations. You will have extensive experience of working within the Asset, Wealth or Investment Management space and be comfortable engaging with people at all levels.
MERJE has a very good understanding of the AML markets and won’t put someone forward if they don’t think they’re capable or qualified. They regularly update you and you get the sense that they care about their clients, as well as the person they’re putting forward. All-in-all an excellent experience.
Deputy MLRO, Corporate Bank