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Senior Financial Crime SME (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

  • Location: Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 pa per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Financial Crime & Fraud
  • Contact: Andy Hodson
  • Duration: 12 Month FTC
  • Expiry Date: 24 September 2021
  • Job Ref: AH/17907

Our clients are recruiting for a Senior Financial Crime SME to join the Financial Crime team, to be the eyes and ears for Financial Crime on their Digital Programme journey. Our clients have entered an exciting phase of digital transformation, you will need to work wide feeding into business processes being the Financial Crime lead throughout the Digital programme


●Responsible for the end-to-end delivery of workstreams for financial crime engagement.

●Responsible for identifying, managing, and mitigating risks and issues throughout the delivery lifecycle.

●Responsible for understanding interdependencies of changes to BAU Financial Crime process, systems and control and engaging required changes.

●Responsible for ensuring the provision of specialist expertise and advice on all areas of Financial Crime Risk and Financial Crime process to support the Digital programme, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are carried out in an effective and timely manner.

●Contribute as a strategic expert towards the ongoing development, implementation and review of an efficient and effective Financial Crime Risk Framework, including processes and controls.

●Provide specialist technical review and advice in relation to the development of Business Standards, risk & control libraries, risk registers, risk mitigation strategies and regulatory responses in specific areas of Financial Crime Risk in relation to the Digital programme.

●Responsible for financial crime risk assessment of change activities connected with the Digital programme; in line with regulations, legislation, internal policy and standards, oversee the quality of assessments performed by the team and appropriate record keeping and escalation of risks in line with the Enterprise Risk Framework.

●Responsible for successful implementation of change initiatives, ensuring business readiness plans are in place and the change is embedded including measurement of business benefits

●Responsibility for ensuring stakeholders across the Senior Managers and Directors within the company understand and are supportive of Change activities relevant to financial crime risk.

●Represent the company effectively as a subject matter expert on specialist areas of financial crime risk management, process development, building and maintaining working relationships with industry peers to bring in external insight of industry best practice.

●Responsible for the safe transition of activities into the BAU FC operation and broader Society.

Skills and Experience:

●Financial Crime SME with significant and up to date knowledge/experience with Financial Crime Regulations across AML, Sanctions and Fraud.

●Experience of working on large scale strategic projects from a financial crime perspective.

●Significant experience of defining financial crime risk management priorities and translating these into plans for implementation.

●Proven track record of successfully leading workstreams or projects across the delivery life cycle and mobilisation to BAU within Financial Crime across AML, Sanction and Fraud.

●Experience in re-engineering Financial Crime process and controls

●Subject Matter Expert in the development, and implementation of Financial Crime Risk frameworks, ensuring these are effective and embedded

●Senior level experience of providing robust risk management expertise, advice and guidance to operational service delivery functions and specialist functions.

●Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to demonstrate your credibility quickly. service, vulnerable customer strategy and collections

●Ideally a working knowledge of CIFAS, SIRA, Hunter and ComplyAdvantage

●Knowledge of both Microsoft and Google Suite of packages is advantageous