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Financial Crime Officer

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Immerse yourself in the intriguing world of financial crime prevention with this outstanding opportunity to become a Financial Crime Officer at a top-tier financial institution. This role is perfect for those who thrive in dynamic environments and have a keen interest in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF), Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC), Market Abuse, and Sanctions.

Financial Crime Officer

Salary: £65,000 - £75,000

Location: London

Keywords: Financial Crime Prevention, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing, Politically Exposed Persons, Sanctions, Regulatory Compliance

You will be instrumental in establishing a robust framework to mitigate Financial Crime risk. With an attractive salary package ranging from £65,000 - £75,000 and a location in the bustling heart of London, this role is an opportunity not to be missed!

  • Position yourself as a Subject Matter Expert on AML, CTF, PEPs and Sanctions
  • Play a key role in maintaining an effective Financial Crime function
  • Enjoy an appealing salary package of £65,000 - £75,000

What you'll do:

As Financial Crime Officer, you will play an essential role in maintaining an effective Financial Crime function. Your expertise in AML, CTF, PEPs and Sanctions will be invaluable in advising various stakeholders. You will manage and maintain policies related to AML, CTF and Sanctions while staying informed about regulatory changes. Your ability to foster strong relationships across the firm will significantly contribute towards the continuous improvement of our Financial Crime framework.

  • Act as the primary expert on AML, CTF, PEPs and Sanctions for various stakeholders
  • Provide prompt advice on high risk client onboarding/review referrals
  • Investigate any referrals to Financial Crime by the business regarding potential suspicious activity
  • Manage and maintain the AML, CTF and Sanction policies
  • Keep up-to-date with regulatory and legislative developments relating to AML, CTF, PEPs and Sanctions
  • Review and approve all relevant financial crime risk assessments
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships throughout the Firm on behalf of the Financial Crime team
  • Assist in the ongoing enhancement of the Financial Crime framework

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Financial Crime Officer role brings extensive experience from a UK regulated financial institution. You have proven skills in interpreting regulatory requirements and aligning them with business needs. Your excellent report writing skills coupled with your ability to communicate effectively at all levels will be key in this role. Holding relevant industry qualifications such as the ICA Diploma level within Financial Crime is a must. A strong work ethic and the ability to work on your own initiative are also essential.

  • Minimum of 5 years practical experience with AML/CTF, ABC and Sanctions within a UK regulated Financial Institution / Financial Services background
  • Ability to interpret regulatory requirements and align business needs
  • Experience in report writing
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Relevant industry qualifications such as the ICA Diploma level within Financial Crime
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work on own initiative

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Compliance

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: City of London

Job Reference: QJF1OV-8107C66A

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Alex Mason

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