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Head of Financial Crime and MLRO

Salary: up to £150,000 - London

Job description

Our client is a boutique retail bank who are looking for a Head of Financial Crime to manage a team of 5. As Head of Financial Crime and MLRO you will be responsible for designing and monitoring internal AML procedures and policies related to record keeping, reporting, risk assessment, customer due diligence measures and management control systems.


You will also be responsible for organising and arranging training for the staff on anti-money laundering procedures. The post also involves receiving internal disclosures of suspected money laundering or terrorist financing activities and deciding whether or not there is sufficient evidence to warrent a disclosure to the relevant authority.



  • implement the annual AML plan and perform the relevant quality asurance checks to ensure adherence
  • address issues relating to transaction monitoring, filtering and sanctions
  • research and understand changes in regulation and advise business accordingly
  • compile reports for the internal committees
  • identify, investigate and resolve all activities that are deemed noncompliant
  • provide advice on the implication of future business strategies on AML controls
  • act as a subject matter expert for the business and point of reference to address related queries
  • inform relevant regulator of any breaches
  • plan and execute AML training sessions together with the AML Manager
  • work to develop AML guidance materials, training resources and controls
  • enhance policies internally relating to AML in the Bank and oversee the implementation of those policies.

Although our team do try to respond to all applications, unfortunately this is not always possible.  Therefore, should we not have contacted you within 5 days of your application you have not been successful on this occasion.

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For more information contact Mark Holmes

Managing Director
Phone: 01732 746 668
Email Mark

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