Our client, a mid sized European Bank, is currently searching for a Senior Financial & Compliance Manager to join their function - effectively this will be a number 2 to the Head of Compliance & MLRO. Details as follows:-
The Senior Compliance Manager will be responsible for working closely with the Head of Compliance & MLRO in all matters relevant to the Compliance Function of the Bank UK, including regulatory advice, delivery of the annual Compliance and Financial Crime Monitoring Plans, risk assessments, AML and compliance monitoring reviews or investigations, 2nd line oversight, compliance reporting, regulatory reporting, review of policies and procedures, AML and compliance training and Financial Promotions.
The position will work closely with the Head of Compliance and MLRO to provide an expert advisory and monitoring service to the bank to ensure compliance with relevant rules, regulations and codes of conduct regarding compliance and financial crime issues. In particular, a good level of knowledge and understanding of Money Laundering regulation and the UK Regulated Banking environment is required, including COBS, MCOBS, BCOBS, SYSC, DISP, Conduct Risk, and SMCR.
The role of the Senior Compliance Manager
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
Minimum 4 years’ experience in Money Laundering and Banking
Experience of working in a customer-focussed environment
Experience of successful team working.
Relevant recognised Financial Crime qualifications desirable.
To be able to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of The Bank’s Equal Opportunities and be able to carry out duties in accordance with this policy.
Treating Customers Fairly (TCF): All staff must be aware and understand the FSA’s requirements regarding Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) incorporated in the Bank’s Policy and remain committed to ensuring the 6 outcomes are achieved.
Fraud Prevention: All management and staff must be alert to the possibility of fraud, ensuring that no action is
undertaken on behalf of the Bank or a customer without a clear understanding of the purpose and background to the transaction.
Providing Excellent Customer Service: Exceed the expectations of internal and external customers through the quality of customer services, meeting their needs and demonstrating the added value of the service provided.
Attention to Detail: Ensure that information is correctly processed and that work complies with relevant internal/external rules, procedures and regulatory requirements.
Team Working: Work co-operatively with others; openly exchanging information where appropriate and supporting colleagues to achieve business goals.
Training and Competence: Keep up to date with relevant developments in marketing and Anti- Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing matters by taking annual AML, Banking Code, TCF tests.
Self Motivation: Carry out every task set to the best of your ability, looking for ways to improve performance and standards, setting personal goals at or beyond business expectations.
Influencing: Focuses on the requirements of the customer, demonstrating the relevance and benefits of a particular service in a way in which the customer will understand.
Making good decisions: Selects the best course of action based on the available information and accepts personal responsibility for the outcome.
Bringing innovation to problem solving: Continuously improves the business by generating new and practical ways of doing things in order to solve problems and gain competitive advantage.
Making change work: Help the business to introduce changes to structures, processes, products and services effectively and efficiently by focusing effort and commitment on making the change work.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer, and ensures that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Candidates are selected for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.
Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.
For further information, please contact:
Enrico Castagnetti, Wintermann Search & Selection Limited