Reporting to the Head of Financial Crime, your responsibilities will include;
Ensuring the Bank operates in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements and group standards relating to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing, Anti Bribery, Criminal Finances Act and FCA regulations Developing and maintaining a robust 1st Financial Crime framework that ensures Financial Crime risks are identified, assessed, managed, and reported in a timely manner to the senior leadership team and through our three lines of defence model. Executing controls testing and monitoring programmes for first line Financial Crime Prevention controls, producing meaningful and insightful Financial Crime operational MI. Produce reporting to governance forums and the 2nd Line oversight team Planning, leading the team to conduct investigations for potential suspicious activity, including those generated from detection scenario processes, negative media reports, as well as other sources and making the relevant escalations to the Nominated Officer or support from 2nd line oversight Managing a team that deals with the alerts from transaction monitoring and ensuring reviews are conducted in line with policies and legal/regulatory requirements Responding promptly to any business, regulatory, third party or law enforcement requests relating to Financial Crime in an accurate, informative and timely manner to senior leadership team or second line. Leading and managing Financial Crime projects and initiatives, developing and implementing clear and measurable plans to implement changes and improvements to the control framework Ensuring that the team are regularly trained to ensure they execute out their roles to the best standard and in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements. Reviewing and evaluate relevant monitoring and audit findings, identifying trends and work collaboratively with the business. Ensure that Audit actions are delivered effectively and in a timely fashion
Will you thrive?
We are looking for an individual with strong fantastic people and communication skills; who has the ability to mentor/train individuals to become professionals in this field. As well as deal with the demands/opportunities working in a changing environment might bring.
To be successful in this role, the following skills and experience are required;
Significant experience and knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing, Anti Bribery, Criminal Finances legislation and FCA regulations. Deep expertise and experience in mitigating risks associated with the threat of Financial Crime at an operating level ideally within a Retail Banking sector. An ability to not only recognise where improvements and enhancements to controls can be made; but also to execute changes in an organised and structured manner. Experience of managing a busy team within Financial Crime. You'll bring a proven ability to bring out the best in people; developing capability and subject matter expertise. Well-developed stakeholder management and presentation skills. Experience and comfort in presenting findings to different groups; presenting in a clear, concise and informative way. An excellent understanding of the current Financial Crime Prevention environment and expectations, relevant regulations and legislation- notably within 1st line but 2nd line experience would be beneficial
What's in it for you?
You will have the opportunity to lead a growing team in a supportive and flexible environment. As a newer enterprise, your input will have real value into the business. The role is technically challenging and we are committed as a department/bank to harnessing talent and investing as you as a person and as a financial crime professional. Because our people do such a great job, we've put together an attractive, competitive salary and benefits package for everyone including; generous holiday entitlement; BUPA private medical cover; participation in a discretionary bonus scheme; pension scheme; Interest Free Season Ticket Loans and Share Purchase Plans There are numerous social and sporting occasions including quiz nights, themed celebrations and of course our Christmas party. We also offer volunteering and fundraising opportunities through our Active Community programme.
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