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Financial Crime Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65,000

  • Contact:

    Georgina Housden

  • Contact email:

    georgina@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 1252

  • Job ref:

    HOG11383_5

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-24

​Our Client

Our client, a fast growing payments fintech are looking for a Financial Crime Officer to support the Head of Compliance in all financial crime matters. The aim is to at least double in size in the next year in terms of the wider firm as well as the compliance function so it's a really exciting time to join. You will be given a broad exposure, as well as working directly with the Head of Compliance to shape and build out the compliance function. The role will be fully remote for the foreseeable, shifting towards a hybrid working model mid-late 2022.

Main Duties

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

  • Helping to design, develop and implement an effective AML transaction monitoring programme

  • Leading the AML transaction monitoring programme, including alert generation, case investigation and SAR filing

  • Conducting KYC transactinoal queries and onboarding for new clients

  • Reviewing/identifying suspicious transactional activities and reporting and escalating to the relevant departments

  • Perform due diligence (EDD/CDD)

  • Helping to establish and maintain best practices, policies and procedures and keep abreast of regulatory developments

  • Liaising with compliance/product and operations teams​

Your Profile

  • 3-5 years of financial crime experience within payments/retail banking/fintech

  • Relevant experience in AML transaction monitoring

  • Knowledge of UK and European AML legislation and relevant regulations

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Desire and ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Email: georgina@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 1252
Reference Code: 11383


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, insurers, 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.