Financial Crime - Senior Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Tadworth, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Fidelity International

The UK Business Management team contributes to the development of Fidelity International's business and the protection of its shareholders, investors and its reputation. The team provides proactive and high quality support and oversight to the UK business which includes support to the UK Business CEO and COO; production and coordination Board Reports, quarterly goals reviews; facilitation of governance meetings; production of slides for various presentations.

Purpose of your role

The purpose of the role is to support the UK Business in its efforts to prevent, detect and investigate financial crime through hands- on and continuous financial crime risk assessments and control improvements. The role holder will ensure risks are managed within risk appetite, any issues are resolved satisfactorily and financial crime risk frameworks embedded and complied with. The role will predominantly focus on fraud prevention and AML, but will cover the matrix of financial crime activities as appropriate. It will involve working closely with the second line financial crime compliance teams, including the MLRO, investigations and other oversight functions supporting the UK Business across all of its locations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support and coordinate Financial Crime activities across the UK Business
  • Provide insight to help the business fully understand their financial crime risk profile
  • Challenge existing AML and Fraud prevention practices and recommend solutions ensuring good client journeys and outcomes are maintained]
  • Identify, assess, manage and report emerging financial crime risks and escalate where necessary
  • Support risk assessments and scenario planning exercises ensuring these are carried out on a regular basis, are insightful, forward-looking and actionable
  • Embed Group wide risk management frameworks and systems within the business. Work closely with Group functions including Investigations and MLRO to drive continuous improvements
  • Support the Investigations team, coordinate major financial crime incidents & events and ensure appropriate & timely action is taken in response to outcomes
  • Coordinate financial crime communications across the business, provide analytical commentary and insight
  • Maintain relationships with external financial crime specialists to share best practice
  • Support financial crime training and education to increase awareness across the business
  • Oversee financial crime related remedial activity
  • Act as a central point of contact between the second line of defence and the business units for financial crime activities, assisting in delivery and control enhancement
  • Undertake monitoring and testing of the effectiveness of the financial crime control framework.
  • Oversee the collation of relevant MI and appropriate financial crime metrics
  • Communicate second line financial crime recommendations to the relevant business areas, assisting implementation where necessary
  • Support the Business Management team with other activities outside of financial crime, if require

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Proven track record in Fraud and AML risk management, ideally within a financial services context
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience gained within a financial crime prevention role
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial crime prevention systems, controls and methodologies, particularly for fraud and AML
  • Holds or working towards appropriate professional qualification, e.g. ICA certificate in Financial Crime prevention or anti money laundering
  • Hands on practical approach to completing work tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to provide innovative solutions
  • Willingness to react and respond quickly
  • Taking a flexible and agile approach to work
  • Ability to be proactive and work independently
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • An ability to communicate and negotiate well with stakeholders of varying levels
  • Strong customer focus

Great minds, better together.

Fidelity International is an equal opportunities employer and is commited to a policy of treating all its employees and job applications equally.

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