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Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Financial Crime

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Georgina Housden

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0846

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a digital banking app, is currently looking for a MLRO which will directly report into the Director of Risk & Compliance. This role will be fully remote for the foreseeable, moving to a hybrid working model of 2 days in the London office.

Main Duties

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

  • Ensuring compliance with FCA and JMLSG regulations e.g. rules relating to Conduct of Business

  • Implementing controls to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism

  • Providing regulatory advice on new products

  • Reporting to the Board on MI, regulatory changes and effectiveness of AML procedures

  • Implementing and updating policies and procedures

  • Risk based AML plan and responsibility for AML controls

  • Review of SARS

  • Leading and growing the team

Your Profile

  • Senior financial crime experience, ideally in a start-up fintech environment

  • Must have payments/crypto/lending experience

  • Ability to be adaptable and work in a fast-paced business

  • Dynamic, driven individual with ability to influence at all levels

Salary: £85,000 - £105,000 depending on experience + bonus

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Phone: 020 3778 0846
Reference Code: 11404

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.