Financial Crime Monitoring & Testing AVP - Banking - London

Job Title: Financial Crime Monitoring & Testing AVP - Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH17622_1518010094
Contact Name: Emily Marmoy-Haynes
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2018 13:28

Job Description


In contrast to many of its competitors, this US Investment Bank is one of a few large global institutions that is benefitting from substantial growth across Europe at the moment, making it a very exciting and interesting time to join.

Headcount has increased significantly over the last 5 years as they continue to take market-share and expand operations into new areas. However, they have taken care to ensure their excellent culture has not been affected; staff satisfaction is something at the top of this Investment Bank's agenda, offering an excellent work life balance, down-to-earth culture and a friendly working environment.


Specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with Financial Crime Reviews and Testing activity across EMEA
  • Engage with key stakeholders within relevant lines of business and with control function team members (senior compliance and financial crime management, audit and operational risk) to effectively plan their Testing activity
  • Perform financial crime reviews within the relevant lines of business and test system and control effectiveness and design
  • Keep all stakeholders updated of the review progress through formal and face to face updates
  • Identify issues during testing and monitoring activities. Formally document review activity and raise findings within Financial Crime Compliance reports and following a quality assurance process
  • Assist with the creation of risk based Financial Crime Management Information for senior management


To be considered for this job, you will have the following experience:

  • Financial Crime testing, monitoring or assurance experience or financial crime internal audit experience is essential
  • Generalist financial crime and regulatory experience, preferably within a financial crime function is essential
  • Working knowledge of the UK / EMEA regulatory environment and how FCA, PRA and regulatory requirements apply to wholesale banking lines of business
  • General understanding of regulatory rules and best practice is desirable
  • Business awareness and understanding of wholesale banking activities and requirements

If you feel you have the relevant experience for this newly created opportunity then please apply to this advert and send your CV to Emily Marmoy-Haynes at Twenty Recruitment.

Twenty Recruitment's Compliance & Governance function are a team of specialist consultants covering Financial Crime Compliance, Regulatory Compliance and Operational Risk mandates, both permanent and temporary, across Financial Services, Technology and Energy.