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Deputy MLRO – Payments

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Financial Crime & Fraud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £ 65,000 + Package

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    PD/15849

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Job Description:  

A global payments organisation is looking to recruit a Deputy MLRO to support the growth of their business in the UK. The organisation has a strong brand across LATAM and are looking to set up a more established function and presence within the UK.

Key responsibilities include:

The organisation is highly engaging and, although having a small presence in the UK at the moment, are looking to expand over the coming months.

The responsibilities will focus on:

  • The definition of the business risk appetite and approach to risk assessments
  • Ensuring Compliance with local regulatory requirements as well as the Group’s International standards
  • Carrying out regular AML/CTF risk assessments
  • Policy and Procedural drafting
  • Engagement with FCA, HMRC and Regulatory bodies
  • Production of annual MLRO report
  • SARs, MI and Testing of internal AML/CTF controls
  • Support the Managing Director/MLRO in meetings with external auditors and regulators

The Person

The ideal candidate will come from a strong Payments background and be comfortable taking the lead in AML & CTF matters within the UK business. You will be experienced with stakeholder management and have experience in drafting, implementing and rolling out AML/CTF frameworks and policies and the financial crime risks associated with payment services businesses.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an established Deputy MLRO who is looking to step up to the MLRO (CF11) position within the next 6-12 months.