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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
about 3 hours ago
Senior Financial Crime Manager
£75,000 - £80,000
Senior Financial Crime Manager required for a custodian bank based in London. This is a business critical role for an experienced Financial Crime processional covering all aspects of Financial Crime (AML, Sanctions, AB&C and Fraud) as generalist. As Senior Financial Crime Manager you will report directly to the MLRO. You will be responsible for providing Financial Crime advice & guidance specific to the custodian banking industry. Responsibilities include: Working with the business on various Financial Crime projects (engaging with transaction monitoring teams to assisting the regulatory change teams on upcoming regulations). Providing ad hoc, day to day Financial Crime advice to the business. This is typically done face to face or over the phone and followed up by an email to document things. As such, interpersonal and communications skills are extremely important. Constant engagement with senior stakeholders including being part of various bank wide Financial Crime committees. Overseeing AML and Sanction escalations directed to your team. You will be integral in resolving the more complex cases. You will also be involved with creating new, developing/realigning all Financial Crime policies and procedures. The custodian banks clients are mainly FI’s, Asset Owners and Asset Managers. The custodian bank operated in over 20 countries around the world. The custodian bank is a dominant player in its field and has 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 Financial Crime 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 Financial Crime team have calm and measured approach to carrying out their work and are looking for the right person to come in and compliment this.
3 days ago
Financial Crime Data Analyst
Very Competitive Salary
Our client is a fintech business who are leading the way in the development of new payments and banking solutions who are looking for a looking for a Financial Crime Data Analyst to help in configuring their Transaction Monitoring and other AML processes. Key responsibilities include: Developing, maintaining and communicating a deep understanding of the business’s Transaction Monitoring (TM) and other AML processes, how they are configured. Overseeing our code (SQL & Python) and configuration control policy Translating requirements from colleagues into technical terms Developing, maintaining and sharing a suite of documentation which defines the end-to-end data model, including Extraction, Transformation, Loading and use in TM scenarios. Employing data querying and analytical techniques to support the understanding of data and creation of management reports and actionable intelligence. Assisting the operational team with any ad-hoc requirements. Key Requirements: Experience as a Data Analyst Comfortable using SQL and manipulating large sets of data Understanding of Transaction Monitoring and Anti money laundering policy Awareness of industry trends, AML regulations, technical innovations and service providers Understanding of the payments industry, payments systems, data and protocols.
3 days ago
£50,000 - £70,000
Our client is a leading and international fraud consultancy business who are currently recruiting for a Fraud Consultant. This is a unique fraud role working with international clients on a regular basis helping them define their Fraud strategies and processes. Key responsibilities include: Consultants are responsible for providing best in class recommendations in Fraud Management. The Fraud Consultant will collaborate with the client to develop methodologies for the effective delivery of the business aspect of any fraud solution implementation. Manage and conduct a business data driven analysis to develop a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements for fraud products and services. Responsibilities also include working with professional services project management team to assist clients while converting to fraud solutions. A consultant needs the ability to work independently as fraud expert, providing both fraud mitigating strategies and fraud operational management consulting services. Problem solving and the ability to develop unique approaches for challenging situations that address a customised client need. Consultants are expected to work with the client to identify other opportunities within Fraud Consulting or other areas (ie. credit risk) within the client’s business. Support, Develop and Deliver Custom Fraud Analytical Solutions. Design, develop and roll out a fraud strategy optimisation offering for clients Provide regular feedback to the Fraud Consulting Senior Director and Advisors Management Team. Expected to proactively participate in providing new ideas and recommendations for fraud services and product offerings that may be valuable for clients in different geographical regions globally. Work with the Fraud Consulting team to continue to build a strong collegial working relationship that creates opportunities for knowledge sharing so that the business unit continues to provide valuable services to its clients. Key Requirements: Hands on experience in delivering data driven solutions to reduce/prevent/detect fraud across the fraud lifecycle Ability to leverage rule based system and/or neutral networks to aid fraud mitigation End user knowledge of Falcon, Auth Systems, Processor Systems (FDR Falcom/TSYS Card Guard) and knowledge of the falcon consortium models Understanding and experience in all areas of fraud including detection, prevention and analytics
3 days 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.
11 days ago
Senior Financial Crime Manager
Senior Financial Crime Manager required at a Global Investment Manager based and headquartered in London with over $300bn AUM. As a Senior Financial Crime Manager you will be responsible for providing an advisory function to the business covering Policy, Governance, Assurance and managing a medium sized team. You will be deputising for the MLRO, working closely with senior management across the organisation on all financial crime related matters. The Senior Financial Crime Manager role has a broad remit from establishing an effective financial crime compliance framework, maintaining and monitoring financial crime controls to assessing the financial crime risks (ABC, Fraud, AML and CTF, Sanctions and Tax Evasion). You will be integral in preparing and submitting (with the assistance of your team) financial crime management information to senior management and relevant Committees and Boards including the annual MLRO and financial crime reports. Given your financial crime experience, you will be responsible for liaising with Law enforcement. The Global Investment Manager has an excellent compliance / financial crime culture, great reputation for work life balance, high bonus payers and an extremely competitive benefits package. They are also known for having high employee retention rates.
19 days ago
£40,000 - £50,000
Our client is a leading financial services’ business who are looking for an Intelligence Manager. The role will be responsible for delivering their fraud services and products across the market using industry leading techniques and processes. Key responsibilities include: · Support the Head of Intelligence to deliver the business’s Intelligence products regarding insurance fraud for dissemination to customers · Responsible for managing the provision of expert claims fraud research and analysis for the business and its customers · Help in the delivery of first-class counter fraud services to the UK insurance industry · Management responsibility for a team of Intelligence Researchers, analysts and senior analysts · Identification and analysis of potentially fraudulent networks in accordance with the business priorities · Research and analysis of individual customer datasets to identify industry exposure · Oversight and delivery of strategic analysis products, such as the strategic threat assessment and problem profiles · Allocate and manage workflow for the Intelligence team to ensure delivery against business plans · Quality control of the Intelligence team outputs and dealing with issues through the performance management process · Delivery against annual objectives · Production of MI to track workflow processes and team performance Key Requirements: · Exerience of producing summary fraud intelligence/risk/process review · Working knowledge of analytics systems and associated process needed to identify suspect patterns of activity in large data clusters · Minimum of 3 years’ experience of investigation within an insurer, law enforcement, government organisation or similar. · Experience of managing a team in an investigative or intelligence based environment
about 1 month ago
KYC Onboarding Executive
£25,000 - £30,000
An innovate, market leading FinTech Banking organisation are looking to recruit an experienced AML/KYC Onboarding executive to join their growing team. The onboarding team has a wide range of responsibilities including client on-boarding, operations, technical assistance, transactions and customer care. You will be responsible for the onbaording of Individual and Corporate clients, undertaking AML, SOW & KYC checks and engaging with the client facing and customer contract teams. You will have customer-facing experience and will be passionate about going the extra mile in order to deliver excellent service. Experience with managing clients in financial services and client on-boarding (AML & KYC). This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join a market leading, growing organisation.
about 1 month ago
Head of Financial Crime (D.MLRO)
£70,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + 40% Bonus + Package
A leading global investment management business are looking to recruit an experienced Head of Financial Crime (D.MLRO) to join their growing business. You will be responsible for providing an advisory function to the business covering Policy, Governance, Assurance and managing a team. This role will focus on providing an effective financial crime framework, overseeing the development of Financial Crime governance arrangements. Establish an effective financial crime compliance framework, overseeing the development of financial crime compliance governance arrangements Establish, maintain and monitor financial crime controls in support of the business strategy Coordinate the assessment of financial crime risks (ABC, Fraud, AML and CTF, Sanctions and Tax Evasion) Monitor and assess Risk Appetite Assess the impact of emerging regulation and legislation Deputise for the Director of Financial Crime Compliance/MLRO Prepare and submit financial crime management information to senior management and relevant Committees and Boards including the annual MLRO and financial crime reports Provide oversight of financial crime policies, processes, systems and controls Liaise with Law enforcement Support and provide SME input into all types of Financial Crime training Establish a credible profile as a senior member of the financial crime team Requirements: The ideal candidate for this role will have operated as a Financial Crime Manger/ Deputy MLRO within a global business covering a 2nd Line function. You will have a high level of knowledge of Financial Crime Compliance Policy, Assurance and Governance Frameworks. You will have experience of managing a team on a day-to-day basis, resource management and workflow allocation. You will be comfortable engaging with senior stakeholders and operating within a global, fast paced organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly engaging and market leading organisation. The organisation offers strong growth potential and further progression
about 2 months ago
Compliance Manager (Part-Time)
A Commodities Trading and Trade Finance organisation are looking to recruit a Part-Time Compliance Manager (3 Days/ Week) to join their family office on an initial 1 year Fixed Term contract with a the option of going permanent at the end of the contract. Reporting to the Deputy Managing Director, you will have direct access to the senior leadership team and given the resources and backing to ensure the organisation builds an effective compliance culture. The organisation is responsible for trading of Raw Materials between the UK, Europe and Middle East and providing Trade Finance. They have a very engaging internal culture, a good work/life balance, and have a committed approach to ensuring compliance is seen as a key component to the business. Responsibilities: Completion of KYC and AML, tax returns for trusts, and estates Annual compliance checks, ensuring departmental procedures are compiled with Interpret and disseminate information about regulatory changes and adapt procedures, documents and compliance tools to accommodate these rule changes. Aware of latest system and tools for compliance/KYC/AML. Define strategy and develop policy to ensure robust arrangements for compliance Ensure that the internal compliance policy and procedures manual is maintained. Assisting senior managers as required with planning and advisory work Draft the necessary policies and procedures to reflect new requirements or to update existing policies To be able to provide consultancy and VAT advisory services at the highest standard. Requirements: A minimum of three to five years as a Compliance Officer (essential). A solid understanding of UK conduct regulation (ICOBs, FCA handbook etc.) The ability to combine “soft” influencing, persuasion and consultancy skills with an ability to encourage business leaders to positively respond to questions, requests and challenges This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual who is looking for a Part-Time position within a high performing and growing organisation, to take ownership of the full compliance programme for the business and build effective, long-term partnerships.
3 months ago
Financial Crime Integrity Manager - Private Equity
£75,000 + Package
A Private Equity organisation are looking to recruit a specialist financial crime executive to complement their existing team. The organisation is very active in investment opportunities in Africa and South East Asia across emerging and frontier markets. The role- This role will be responsible for taking the lead of due diligence of integrity risks associated with investing as well as monitoring the ongoing process following the initial investment. The main focus will include: Take responsibility for the team’s monitoring of integrity issues Develop tools in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering or counter terrorist-financing Work to strengthen the internal business integrity processes Identify, communicate and promote best practices Key Requirements- The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive experience in Anti-Bribery and Corruption practices alongside a wider skillset covering the full spectrum of financial crime practices and investigations. You will have experience in operating in the South and South East Asian market. You will have a proven track record of investigation practices and of developing effective solutions to financial crime and ABC solutions. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a globally reaching organisation with an ethical mission.
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