Head of Financial Crime Compliance

Head of Financial Crime Compliance

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  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

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  • Salary:

    £0 per year

  • Contact:

    Laura Bermudez

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Your responsibilities:

  • Manage the country risk rating list and enhance the methodology;
  • Produce the assessment of transactions (trade finance, purpose of loans, etc) and customers from an AML and sanctions perspective;
  • Manage the transaction monitoring tool (Siron): design scenarios to cover all activities of the bank and control that all data are properly fed in the transaction monitoring tool on a regular basis;
  • Manage the screening tool (Compass-Fircosoft): control that the mandatory lists of sanctions are loaded and updated in a timely manner, that the parameters are in line with the market practice and that all the flows are fed in Fircosoft;
  • Control that the client database are screened against sanctions list and PEP list daily;
  • Manage all alerts issued from various systems on a professional and timely manner and document each alert properly;
  • Design the management of the sanction risk: train the front office to detect red flag in the customers files or transactions, draft a sanction risk assessment card to be filed in case of red flags;
  • Advise and assist the front lines regarding AML/CFT, sanctions/embargos and ABC;
  • Report to FIU the suspicious activities;
  • Provide expertise to the other teams for policies and procedures, risk assessment and work closely with the oversight team, etc.
  • Provide education and training on FCC topics to staff, management and Board of Directors and especially to the front office in order to increase awareness and compliance culture and strengthen the first line of defense;
  • Perform controls on his/her perimeter;
  • Contribute to produce regulatory reporting and ad hoc ones, as well as statistics on his/her perimeter;
  • Contribute to the analyze of new products;
  • Contribute to the creation/update of normative documentation (policies, procedures, business manuals, etc);
  • Contribute to implement the regulatory projects within FCC perimeter;
  • Deal with other tasks assigned by the manager within the perimeter of compliance activity.

Your profile:

  • University degree in Economics or Law;
  • Fluent in English, French would be considered as an advantage;
  • Minimum 8 years experience in financial institution in similar position or in another control function;
  • ACAMS certified;
  • Good communication skills and initiative taker;
  • Objectivity, integrity & confidentiality