Senior Financial Crime Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen within and international financial institution as a Senior Financial Crime Officer. provides oversight and first line of defence to ensure effective systems and controls in the management of financial crime risk. Reporting to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) The job holder is a 'designated deputy', taking responsibility for authorising inward and outward payments, new accounts, account changes, Suspicious Activity Reporting, Monitoring and Horizon scanning alongside other referrals on behalf of the MLRO

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight and advisory activity for the first line-of defence.
  • Review and authorisation of referrals to the MLRO including high risk customers and high risk payments.
  • Delegated authority from the MLRO for suspicious activity (SAR) reporting to the national crime agency
  • Support for execution of court orders or other legal orders
  • Undertake financial crime monitoring across all relevant business areas. The job holder is responsible for completing agreed monitoring programmes as approved by the Executive Committees.
  • Provision of training, AML communications and initiatives in support of adequate financial crime procedures
  • Identify areas of non compliance with regulation, internal policy, business procedure and practice and agree remediation plans with business areas.
  • Support in the management and ongoing enhancement of Financial Crime related Policies
  • Advise the business on all areas of day-to-day financial crime related policy and procedures;

Skills and Experience

  • ICA advanced certificate or diploma in AML or equivalent, or commitment to study towards a qualification
  • Must have experience working in the field of anti-money laundering
  • Knowledge of: JMLSG; AML and terrorist financing regulations and sources of information to support investigations
  • Ability to conduct research in support of AML Policy, Practice and in consideration of transaction referrals

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact / +447969922021

East London, England, UK