Regulatory Director - Financial Crime

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 22 Sep 16

Regulatory Director - Financial Crime

At Ernst & Young ("EY"), the Risk Management (RM) team is responsible for the promotion and support of risk management within the business. RM's aim is to uphold our business standards, maintain and enhance the value of the firm, and ensure that the UK&I firm complies with the rules and regulations imposed either by external regulators or by Ernst & Young Global in relation to the conduct of our business.

The successful individual will require FCA approval to act as the firm's Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). This role involves responsibility for the UK firm's compliance as well as oversight and liaison with EY member firms in Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Gibraltar. The role holder will also face off to Global and other member firms particularly in the EU and worldwide. He/she will represent the UK firm on the ICAEW's Anti Money Laundering committee.

You will also

  • Review firm's policies, assess business risk, monitor, update and amend as necessary
  • Provide training, communication, raise awareness and update the firm's knowledge repository
  • Conduct an annual review of compliance with all money laundering regulations.

Skills and Experience

  • Experienced regulatory compliance officer at a director or similar senior level with multiple year experience in a sophisticated, multi-service line business environment.
  • Previous experience as an AML Officer / MLRO is essential
  • Current FCA approval as a Money Laundering Reporting Officer
  • The firm will apply for the necessary approval for the role with EY
  • Proven ability to establish a high degree of credibility, respect and trust at all levels, but particularly with external stakeholders and regulators
  • Experience of team management and team leadership

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.