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Head of Financial Crime Compliance (MLRO/MLCO)

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    Compliance, Financial Crime

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    Georgina Housden

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client is currently looking for a Head of Financial Crime Compliance and MLRO/MLCO for their Jersey office. They are seeking more specifically a UK-based MLRO who is willing to relocate to Jersey.

The Role

  • To develop, maintain and implement a comprehensive Financial Crime framework (covering strategy, policy, process, procedures, standards, objectives, metrics and governance) throughout the client's business

  • Ensure compliance with the applicable requirements

  • As the designated Jersey Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO), a Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) regulated role, to develop, maintain and implement a comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating Financing of Terrorism (CFT) framework applicable to the firm's entities in Jersey, and to ensure compliance of all the firm's entities in Jersey

  • These roles contribute to the assurance that the client is conducting their business in a compliant manner, in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations, to avoid operational losses or reputational damage


  • Extensive wealth management financial crime experience in a MLRO/SMF17 capacity

  • UK regulatory regime expertise

  • Jersey regulatory landscape knowledge beneficial, though not essential

For more information about this role, please contact Georgina Housden.
Phone: 0203 778 0856

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