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Compliance Officer

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    Jackson Baker

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    020 7870 7409

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    16 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading quantitative trading firm, is looking for a Compliance Officer in their financial crime team based in London. The Compliance Officer will join a growing team and play an influential part in shaping the financial crime division for the firm.

Main Duties

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

  • Design and implement new financial crime/AML controls for the firm in collaboration with internal teams

  • Lead AML/transaction monitoring transformation project to a new technology/software

  • Lead AML alert review and case investigations

  • Help the firm identify and implement best practices, policies and procedures for the compliance function

  • Assisting with KYC and on-boarding process for clients, including managing all key stakeholder communication, reviewing client documents, and conducting external information searches

  • Helping to research regulatory information and developments in the UK and other international jurisdictions that might impact the company operations​ ​

Your Profile

  • Relevant AML experience at a regulated financial institution

  • Ideally strong experience within transaction monitoring

  • Understanding of the digital assets space

  • Knowledgeable of UK and European AML legislation and other relevant regulations

  • An ability to identify and implement process improvements

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jackson Baker.
Phone: 020 7870 7409
Reference Code: 11360

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 agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.