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Financial Crime Principal

  London,   n/a

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  Compliance & Financial Crime    Permanent

I am currently looking for a Financial Crime Principal to join one of the leading compliance and risk consulting firms located in London. You will join the Financial Crime team and have the chance to gain a unique blend of legal, regulatory, and management expertise while working on projects for top consultancies, law firms, leading financial regulators and global financial institutions


  • Being both the clients’ point of contact and a key team member leading delivery engagements for clients on regulatory and risk advice
  • Conduct and participate in client meetings, utilizing your ongoing understanding of current regulations and standards
  • Lead execution of testing of clients’ financial crime risk management controls including due diligence, screening, transaction monitoring and suspicious activity reporting processes.
  • Draft and revise client deliverables such as presentations, reports, policies and correspondence
  • Have direct involvement with business development by helping with project planning, managing work distribution to junior team members and reporting on both team and engagement progress
  • Directly work with senior stakeholders on the larger client projects when needed
  • Prepare and follow reports on regulatory developments both on the UK and globally
  • Travel to client sites when needed both in the UK and internationally (depending on COVID-19 restrictions and remote working policies). Travelling time will vary depending on the project


  • At least 7 years’ experience in Financial Crime Compliance, preferably within the Banking and Consultancy sectors
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a Consultancy
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Law or other related fields
  • Strong knowledge of the anti money laundering regulations in the UK and the related FCA regulatory systems. Additional working knowledge on Fraud Risk Management and/ or Bribery and Corruption
  • Good understanding of transaction monitoring, governance and payment screening
  • Solid analytical and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

We aim to be an equal opportunity recruiter and we are determined to ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements.



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