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Head of Financial Crime Advisory

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Elisha Gath-Ghazaani
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1609
  • Expiry Date: 25 September 2023
  • Job Ref: EG/10334 L

A Head Financial Crime Advisory is required for leading investment bank. They are looking for an experienced financial crime senior to optimise and run their financial crime function.


Responsibilities of the Head of Financial Crime:

  • Leading and managing a team of Financial Crime specialists handling complex and high-risk clients, ensuring the function is running optimally

  • Keeping the business up to date with financial crime issues

  • Developing and implementing a risk and control governance framework and strategy

  • Be an SME for clients on topics including anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, and sanctions under UK regulations.

  • Ensuring that the team’s structure, capabilities and processes support the teams remit, designing procedures and practices where appropriate - aligning with industry practice and regulatory expectations

  • Supporting the evolution of the firms first and second line Financial Crime functions, including the design and execution of MI to support second line oversight

  • Assisting the MLRO in performing MLRO-related duties

  • Leading the collation and drafting of internal Financial Crime reporting


Ideal Candidates will have:

  • 8+ years relevant work experience, including time in an advisory role at CIB / Capital Markets

  • Proven leadership experience within a financial crime setting, managing teams

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

  • Effective networking skills to identify and build sources and contacts

  • Able to understand business needs and relate them to financial crime issues

  • CAMS, ICA, CFE or similar certifications