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Senior Financial Crime Officer

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  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime

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  • Contact:

    Jack Merriott

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0846

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading private equity firm, is currently seeking a Senior Financial Crime Officer based in their London office.

The successful candidate will be joining a small compliance team, reporting into the CCO and be responsible of a broad range of compliance matters.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and support on KYC checks, as well as responding to requests

  • Advise and train wider staff on Financial Crime, particularly AML, KYC and due diligence

  • Support with maintaining compliance manuals, policies and proceudres, and updating based on upcoming regulatory developments

  • Assist with core compliance responsibilities

  • Assist with coordinating the preparation of submissions to regulators

Your Profile

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a broad compliance position

  • Previous experience working in a compliance function, preferably within a Private Equity or Asset Management firm

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of UK and EMEA regulations

  • Experience within AML & KYC checks preferred

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jack Merriott.
Phone: 020 3778 0846
Reference Code: 11463

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area. ​