Financial Crime Testing AVP - Banking - London

Job Title: Financial Crime Testing AVP - Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH22075_1564752265
Contact Name: Anna Dunne
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2019 14:24

Job Description

The Bank

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading global financial group who are looking to attract and retain talented Financial Crime Risk professionals. This global organisation has businesses covering Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, and Securities & Asset Management.

The Job

Specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing Financial Crimes Compliance controls such as escalation processes, documentation of policies and procedures, reporting, list screening, regulatory change management, governance framework and training.
  • Develop test plans, scripts, procedures, and sampling methodologies that incorporate regulatory expectations, industry developments and lessons learned from regulatory finding and internally identify issues by compliance testing and internal audit
  • Implement a coordinated, consistent and risk-based AML, Sanctions and ABC testing program
  • Develop and maintaining quality control processes to drive adherence to Global Testing Standards
  • Monitor developments, such as changes in the regulatory environment, which may necessitate ad hoc testing


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

  • Financial Crime testing, Monitoring, Assurance or Audit experience
  • Experience working with compliance testing scripts and with performing testing reviews or audits
  • Financial crime and regulatory experience, preferably within a financial crime function
  • 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 - understanding of wholesale banking activities and requirements

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