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Financial Crime AVP

  • Location:

    New York

  • Sector:

    Financial Crime

  • Contact:

    Ali Hughes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +1 332 256 0130

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client is a global fintech with a focus in the alternative investment management space. The firm is growing at a rapid rate and launching 40 new funds per month. The AVP role will sit within the Legal & Compliance department, leading on all financial crime reviews.

Main Duties

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

  • Review first and second-line accounts when onboarding clients and monitoring private fund offerings

  • Conduct tests and risk assessments on AML/KYC programs, applying updates as needed

  • Administer additional testing for high-risk client accounts

Your Profile

  • 6 years of experience in AML and KYC onboarding in the FS industry with a preferred background in alternative investments

  • Advanced knowledge of sanctions and laws, including BSA (Bank Secrecy Act), USA Patriot Act and OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control)

  • CAMS preferred and JD is a plus

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Ali Hughes.
Phone: +1 332 256 0130
Reference Code: 11577

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 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.