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Financial Crime Manager

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Financial Crime & Fraud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Circa £60,000 - £65,000

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    jkelly@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    JK/14791

  • Published:

    25 days ago

The role will be responsible for assiting the MLRO in providing advice and guidance in regards to in regards to systems and controls which comply with legislative and regulatory best practice.

The Client: Our client is a leading banking institution

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-

  • Providing subject matter expertise to internal stakeholders, the AML Project to advise on system enhancements, procedural changes and instruction amendments.
  • Support the Financial Crime Prevention Analysts in the assessment and investigation of suspicious activity reports (SAR), in order to advise on whether escalation to the MLRO is appropriate.
  • Managing complex investigations, including co-ordinating incident meetings with senior management to agree and implement actions to address internal control failures & control gaps.
  • Assist in reporting appropriate SARs to the National Crime Agency;
  • Support the Financial Crime Prevention Analysts and Officers in assessing potential anti-money laundering matches, such as Sanctions, Politically Exposed Persons and adverse media checking;
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies as necessary;
  • Provide specialist financial crime advice and support to the regional compliance departments and other business areas in their objectives to rollout systems and/or instructions and follow them up to ensure local implementation; Maintain detailed knowledge of appropriate legislation, regulations and guidance published by the UK, EU and other regulatory bodies from time to time;
  • Assist in the preparation of financial crime reports for management and group reporting;
  • Provide consultancy and advice on fraud, AML & CTF implications of new products, services or channels.

Key Requirements:        

Have in depth and current fraud and AML knowledge, specifically within the banking sector.

Knowledge of related legal and regulatory framework

Strong knowledge of Financial Crime and Fraud