The Financial Crime VP will report into the Head of Financial Crime and will be responsible for supporting the delivery of, for the region, a financial crime strategy and framework in relation to all financial crime risks articulated above, which is consistent with the global framework.
Global Investment Manager
Work closely with the EMEA Head of Financial Crime to implement a policy framework in relation to managing the risk areas in the EMEA region, including assisting in setting local policy requirements and procedures and ensuring that they are embedded within business areas in the region,
Provide support to the Head of Compliance in relation to financial crime matters.
Support the Head of Financial Crime in the production of relevant management information and contribute to the submission of Board reporting.
Maintain focus on the changing financial crime regulatory and legislative environment and carry out gap analysis of financial crime related legislative changes.
Work with the business and other key stakeholders to identify and mitigate the risks associated with existing and new business and provide clear technical advice, guidance and training.
Support ad hoc EMEA and global projects as required.
Conduct local AML and sanctions risk assessments, including identifying key controls and assessing their design effectiveness.
Oversee relevant audits, regulatory visits and examinations regarding risks in the UK with a supporting role in such audits or examinations across EMEA.
Form strong relationships with key individuals within the business regionally.
Build strong alliances with counterparties within the global financial crime team and work with them to leverage capabilities and skills in order to mitigate global risks.
Strong technical knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing, essential.
Knowledge and experience of Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Sanctions also desired.
A strong understanding of EU anti-money laundering regulations is necessary.
Experience of working with regulators, including the FCA, would be an advantage.
Experience of working with asset management firms would be an advantage but is not essential.
Experience within a similar level position in Compliance, with involvement in all aspects of financial crime.
Experience of planning and leading financial crime monitoring.
Excellent communication skills to influence stakeholders, regularly liaise and be a point of contact for the business regarding financial crime issues and the ability to articulate complex situations.
Be solutions orientated and use initiative.
High standard of accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
Very strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing and presentations.
Ability to prioritise workloads and adhere to deadlines.
Excellent organisational skills.
The ideal candidate would have excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong personality, combining energy, enthusiasm, resilience, tenacity and diplomacy.
Competitive package on offer
A4, London, England, London, WC2N 5DU, United Kingdom