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Consultant / Managing Consultant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £65,000 - £100,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Jimmy Ibrahimllari
  • Contact Email: JIbrahimllari@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 12 September 2022
  • Job Ref: JI/19283

​​Job Description:

To deliver high quality financial crime regulatory advice and support to clients operating across the regulated sector, including: retail, corporate and investment banks; wealth and asset management firms; and authorised payment and electronic money institutions. You will have significant financial crime compliance-related experience and possess a strong technical knowledge of UK AML/CTF regulations and industry guidance. You will have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Advise and support clients on a wide range of financial crime compliance matters. This may include:

•Advise clients on UK financial crime regulatory. requirements, expectations and industry practices.

•Be a key member of the team leading independent reviews of firms’ systems and controls.

•Lead execution of design and operational effectiveness testing of clients’ financial crime risk management controls including due diligence, transaction monitoring, screening, and suspicious activity reporting processes.

•Plan projects and assignments, including those with multiple workstreams. Coordinate and allocate work to junior team members, track and report on progress internally and to clients.

•Draft, revise, and present client deliverables, including but not limited to: reports; policies and procedures; presentations; and correspondence.

•Manage client relationships and be your clients’ point of contact.

•Lead client meetings, such as interviews and presentations, which often include senior stakeholders.

Business Development

•Contribute to the growth and development of the firm’s Financial Crime practice by developing and deepening client relationships

•Foster a professional relationship with clients and contacts, ensuring regular and open communication

Regulatory knowledge

•Be the focal point for all such matters within the firm and provide specialist insight into financial crime systems and controls

•Take an active role in knowledge sharing, thought leadership and practice development to ensure the practice remains abreast of emerging regulatory developments and understand how client activities may be impacted

•Develop a thorough understanding of clients’ businesses and requirements so you can provide relevant and accurate advice

•Conduct research and assist colleagues with preparing templates and other technical material on topics of interest

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.