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Posted 25 days ago

Play a key role in a leading multi-jurisdictional financial services provider, acting as the designated Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO), and monitoring the effectiveness of the anti-financial crime framework.

Working closely with the MLRO and jurisdictional compliance and risk team leaders, you will drive the financial crime strategy and support the business in the management of risk. You will also provide training and advice on all financial crime compliance and risk matters.

This organisation strives to exceed expectations and pride themselves on their flexibility, collaboration, reliability and transparency approach.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and promoting the financial crime programme, ensuring alignment with overall company strategy 

  • Acting as MLCO for various entities and also liaison person for external authorities, in the absence of the MLRO

  • Undertaking a comprehensive programme of review, monitoring and reporting on procedural and regulatory aspects of the business 

  • Identifying, assessing, monitoring and reporting any relevant risks on transactions, business and processes 

  • Providing training and advice on all financial crime compliance and risk matters

  • Assessing the impact of any new or revised laws, rules, and regulations on the business

Experience and skills required:

  • Minimum 8 years’ relevant financial crime/compliance industry experience 

  • Ideally previously held an MLCO role 

  • Hold a relevant professional compliance qualification (or equivalent) 

  • Excellent negotiating and relationship building skills 

  • A detailed knowledge of anti-financial crime systems and controls used for monitoring and surveillance 

If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call Georgina Moehle on 01534 626762 or email georgina@rowlands.co.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.