MLRO - International Bank - London - c£70,000

MLRO - International Bank - London - c£70,000

An SMF17 opportunity for an International Bank London. The bank has a reputation for strong management of compliance and AML issues.

The Client:

International Bank, with high risk customer base. London based branch that requires liaisons with overseas head office as well as locally from a senior management position.

The Role:

Responsible for maintaining and developing policy and control procedures, correct AML documentation for all PEPs and high-risk customer base and for setting strategy through conducting AML risk assessment

  • Conduct Annual review of products and customers to assess AML exposure
  • Ensure regulatory compliance needs are met in accordance with current AML procedures.
  • Internally assess elements of 'consent' and suspicious activities reports and were necessary contact the NCA (National Crime Agency).
  • Overseeing efficient and robust local AML compliance for other offices within Europe.
  • Receive and assess all internal Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) with onward reporting to the NCA and management when appropriate.
  • Overseeing AML staff training obligations, including ensuring that all staff receive training appropriate to their needs, that the training is effective and that appropriate records are kept.

The Candidate:

You must have previous experience holding CF11/SMF17 and demonstrate the gravitas to hold a head of function.

  • Requires a previous proven track record in embedding a Financial Crime policy framework
  • Strong detailed knowledge of the relevant FCA Rules and AML regulations.
  • Excellent knowledge of UK Financial Crime regulatory responsibilities.
  • Strong technical financial crime knowledge, including, AML, TF, Sanctions, high risk customers, fraud.

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