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Financial Crime Analyst (German Speaking)

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Georgina Housden

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0203 778 0846

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client is a new neo-bank based in the City of London who are embarking on a really exciting journey, wanting to change the world of money and banking at its core by developing the most cutting edge technology to enable customer to generate wealth and lead richer lives. They are growing at a rapid rate in the UK and across Europe and are looking for Financial Crime Analysts which will play an integral part in managing their growth agenda and their regulatory adherence.

Main Duties

Directly supporting the Head of Compliance and sitting in a team of 3, the primary responsibilities of the Financial Crime Analyst are:

  • Assisting in the implementation of the annual Compliance Monitoring Program with a focus on carrying out compliance monitoring activities against the plan

  • Providing regulatory advice and guidance to the business

  • Keeping up to date on all Compliance policies and ensuring processes and checks are carried out appropriately

  • Carrying out KYC checks and ensuring systems are working correctly in flagging unusual activity. Engaging in due diligence and flagging any suspicious activity to the Head of Compliance

  • Transaction monitoring

  • Maintaining KYC records - adhering to correct GDPR protocols in the process

  • Completing ad hoc compliance tasks

Your Profile

  • 2-3 years of experience in Compliance and/or AML with financial services, ideally from a fintech/neo/challenger bank

  • Excellent knowledge of AML/CFT and KYC requirements

  • Bright, driven and personable

  • Fluency in German essential for this position

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + an excellent benefits package. Upon return to the office, there will be some flexibility to work from home.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Phone: 0203 778 0846
Reference Code: 11184G

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.