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Posted about 1 month ago

Act as the designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer for a well-regarded financial services organisation and play a key person role in the development and promotion of the jurisdictional financial crime programme.

Within this role you will also help to develop the financial crime strategy framework, which encompasses anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption and the counter financing of terrorism. You will ensure appropriate policies, procedures, processes and tools are implemented and maintained across the group and these are aligned with group standards. Additionally you will provide a professional anti-crime advisory service to the business.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual who has previously held a key person role, or Deputy MLRO ready to take the next step and progress in their career.  You will join an organisation which strives to exceed expectations and prides themselves on their flexibility, collaboration, reliability and transparent approach.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Enhancing, maintaining and implementing the financial crime compliance framework and the MLRO framework, covering strategy, policies and processes, reporting and governance

  • Reporting all financial crime related findings to the relevant internal and company governance structures (as per the reporting framework) and following up on mitigation

  • Managing and undertaking high profile and/or sensitive investigations as and when requested to do so

  • Monitoring regulatory changes and international best practice in relation to financial crime, ensuring that changes are appropriately incorporated in the framework

  • Cultivating a positive working relationship with relevant external agencies including the Joint Financial Crime Unit (JFCU)

  • Providing specialist advice and training on financial crime risk to the Jersey business and responding to both internal and external compliance enquiries and advising accordingly

Experience and skills required:

  • Hold a relevant compliance qualification 

  • Previously held a key person role, or been a Deputy MLRO and ready to take the next step

  • Strong communication and organisational skills 

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Problem solving skills and the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively

​If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call David Lemasney on 01534 626757 or email david@rowlands.co.uk

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