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KYC QC Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Financial Crime

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Georgina Housden

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading European corporate bank located in the heart of London, is currently looking for a Quality Control Officer to join its Financial Crime (Risk and Quality) team.

Please note that a minimum of 5 years of QC experience is essential for this position. We will unfortunately not consider applications that don't meet this requirement.

Key Duties

  • Performing Quality Control testing for any financial crime processes

  • Planning and delivering control analysis

  • Provide support in the development and delivery of a Quality Control framework

  • Undertake first-line monitoring

  • Be the SME on Quality Control matters linked to financial crime risk

  • Lead or take part in any project or activity related to Quality Control

  • Be a key contributor to any process or procedure improvements within the financial crime risk function


  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant SME experience within a FCA regulated firm - essential

  • Proven experience in maintaining tasks or work logs and providing updates on progress

  • Penning reports based on facts and findings

  • Strong knowledge of the following: The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017, The Money Laundering Regulations 2019, the FCA Financial Crime Guide and the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group AML Guidance

  • AML qualifications desired, though not essential

  • Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) subject matter expertise

  • Proven experience in assurance-testing conformity with policy and compliance with UK regulatory requirements

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 professionals 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.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located financial crime specialists from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim WFH basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.