Head of Financial Crime - Fintech - London

Job Title: Head of Financial Crime - Fintech - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH20826_1553892733
Contact Name: Anna Dunne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 20:52

Job Description

A fast growing Fintech is seeking a Head of Financial Crime to support the MLRO with their busy workload.

Role Responsibilities

  • Day to day oversight of the Financial Crime team and being an escalation point for any potential issues.
  • Identify regulatory updates that will impact the Financial Crime framework and implement these accordingly
  • Work closely with departments across the business and advise on Financial Crime requirements where required
  • Reviewing and escalating SARs
  • Be a representative of the business for third parties such as their partner firm, law enforcement, other financial institutions and financial crime prevention bodies
  • Working with the Product Owner to build new systems and controls, and enhance current ones

Role Requirements

  • Senior Financial crime professional ideally with management experience
  • Relevant professional qualification (ICA/ACAMs, CISI)
  • Up to date Regulatory, Sanctions, , Due Diligence knowledge and understanding
  • SME level understanding of Financial Crime policies and frameworks