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Associate Director

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  • Sector:

    Financial Crime

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  • Contact:

    Erinne Colhoun

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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​​Our Client

Our client is a start up consultancy who are experts in financial crime risk management advising financial services clients. They are currently sitting at 100 total headcount, with a financial crime consultancy team of 7 looking to grow to 20 by the end of next year so it’s a really exciting time to join! They are seeking an Associate Director who can hit the ground running with strong financial crime experience within consultancy. This is a leadership position and will have a considerable pipeline of work and give the candidate the opportunity to work with the Partners and Directors in shaping the business in the UK and EMEA.


Main Duties:

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

  • Delivering high quality client engagements to assess and improve financial crime systems and controls (including s166)

  • Managing multiple projects and workstreams

  • Investing financial crime issues including AML, ABC, sanctions

  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes, policies and procedures

  • Managing and developing the team

  • Thought leadership


Your Profile:

  • 8+ years experience in financial crime

  • Consultancy experience is essential for this role with demonstrable business development and client management

  • Ability to work across different financial services sectors, but banking experience is more desirable as this is the bread and butter of their portfolio of clients

  • Knowledge of relevant financial crime regulations with ABC, and fraud skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Strong communication/ interpersonal skills


Salary: circa £100,000 - £120,000 + benefits

Hybrid working model on offer, with 1+ days required in the London office

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Erinne Colhoun.
Phone: 0203 137 4238
Reference Code: 11745

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance, financial crime, legal and cyber security recruitment, 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.