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Financial Crime and Fraud Recruitment Agency

Rutherford Is a Leading Specialist in Financial Crime Recruitment Within the UK

​Rutherford, a leading compliance search firm in the UK, has built an extensive track record in the recruitment of financial crime professionals in London and across the United Kingdom.

For over a decade, our expert market knowledge has enabled us to build a vast and carefully curated network of fincrime talent within financial and professional services. Our aim has always remained the same: to provide premium regulatory recruitment services to our clients all whilst offering professionals the best financial crime jobs.

How Serious is Financial Crime?

Financial crime is becoming an ever-increasing tool utilised by organised gangs. In the UK and in the rest of the world, criminals are growingly infiltrating the financial services industries with methodologies that get more sophisticated by the minute.

Across the globe, regulators and law enforcement agencies are progressively acknowledging that the predominance of economically-driven crime is a considerable threat. Estimates show that the problem costs on a global scale around 3% of GDP.

The UK is a particularly attractive hub for those seeking to launder dirty money, commit fraud and engage with insider trading.​


Financial Crime Roles We Place

MLRO
Head of Financial Crime
Financial Crime Director
AML Manager
KYC Manager
KYC Analyst

How Is Financial Crime Investigated?

Financial crime investigators undertake a preventative and proactive role in stopping financial crime. They need evidence to build a case, and often financial crime investigators provide either overt or covert investigative assistance to discover whether there has been any financial wrongdoing.

A team of financial crime investigators are often necessary to help build a case or investigate any potential financial crime. They utilise financial trails to track money and the location of individuals, allowing them to find enough evidence to find the culprits and the organisations at risk.


What Are the Most Common Types of Financial Crime?

The most common types of financial crime include offenses such as fraud, electronic crime, money laundering, terrorist corruption, bribery and corruption and insider dealing.

Financial crime can be committed by everyone - from the successful individual to business leaders to organised crime groups.

Why Is Financial Crime Compliance Recruitment Booming?

With financial crimes becoming more sophisticated by the minute, financial services businesses has started to massively invest in financial crime specialists to fight against the problem.

This has resulted in an overall recruitment drive, with firms looking for financial crime professionals to work for all manner of financial services business, particularly within anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, fraud, anti-bribery and corruption and sanctions monitoring . Financial crime recruitment agencies and aml recruitment agencies are booming at the moment - and we expect them to grow some more as fraudsters are becoming more and more sophisticated.


Finding Financial Crime Jobs

A career in financial crime compliance is now a hugely exciting prospect and candidates in this field are highly in demand. This sector requires people with a very specific skill set, and Rutherford is always looking for exceptional financial crime compliance professionals and compliance professionals who are looking for financial crime jobs. If you happen to have experience in the field, please get in touch with our financial crime team.


Types of Financial Crime Jobs

There are many career opportunities in the financial crime compliance sector, more specifically because there is a wide range of threats endangering financial services firms' security.

The increase of threats to organisations over the years has increased the amount of financial crime jobs available in the sector.

There is a vast host of financial crime risk jobs and financial crime compliance roles. These include - but are not limited to - Anti-Bribery and Corruption Specialists, Policy roles, Operations and Analyst positions, Anti-Money Laundering and KYC professionals, Quality Control Officers, Financial Crime Managers or even MLRO (Money Laundering Reporting Officer).

Most financial crime roles involve setting high-level policies and procedures, undertaking risk assessments, reviewing caseloads and understanding relevant laws.

Because of the high level of skill required firms often seek the help of financial crime headhunting agencies, like Rutherford, who can tap into their network of highly skilled and sought-after talent.

Why Is Rutherford the Best Financial Crime Headhunting Firm?

With extensive experience in the field, from wealth financial crime recruitment to payment services financial crime recruitment, the Rutherford team has now built an impressive track record in finding the best talent for our clients in the sector.

Rutherford is a top financial crime compliance recruitment firm: our recruiters will make sure to find the perfect candidate for your team, your culture and your needs. Our financial crime consultants know that it is essential to find the perfect fit for your business, especially since fraud prevention and protection covers one of the most sensitive parts of your company. If you are actively seeking a business partner for your fraud investigator recruitment needs, you have come to the right place.

By working with Rutherford's financial crime team, you access a large network of experienced and qualified professionals in the sector who are looking to advance their careers.


Interested In Heightening Your Financial Crime Career?

Then have a look at our current financial crime jobs within financial services: you will find a vast array of positions, from interim financial crime jobs to permanent roles to fixed-term contracts.

If you want to know what the current salary bandings of financial crime professionals are in the UK instead, find out more in Rutherford's latest financial crime salary survey. Leading financial crime recruitment firms, such as ours will always provide market knowledge to its candidates in order for them to make informed decisions when it comes to finding their next financial crime compliance job.

What Services Does Our Financial Crime Recruitment Consultancy Provide?

Rutherford's financial crime team offers two different types of services for its clients, helping them secure the best talent for their hiring needs.

Who Are Rutherford's Retained Search Services For?

Our Retained Search services are ideal for firms looking to hire niche, highly specialised professionals in financial crime. Our consultants will adopt a tailored and greatly rigorous approach to make sure our client secures premier financial crime professionals.

Who Are Rutherford's Contingent Recruitment Services For?

On the other hand, Rutherford's Contingent Recruitment services have been built for firms that have short-term hiring needs. With a quicker delivery, our financial crime consultants will tap into their vast network and database to bring you the best candidates in the field.

​Interested in knowing more? Then get in touch with Rutherford, London's leading aml recruitment agency.

94%

of permanent placements made in the last two years are still in position

89

is our Net Promoter Score (NPS) with Candidates

91

is our Net Promoter Score (NPS) with Clients

57%

of our placements so far in 2023 are from a diverse background

Financial Crime Consultants

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Jackson Baker

Director, Legal & Compliance

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Tevia Kretzmer

Senior Consultant, Legal & Compliance

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