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Senior Financial Crime Officer

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  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime

  • Contact:

    Jack Merriott

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0846

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading & fast-growing British Private Equity firm, are looking for a Senior Financial Crime Officer to join their compliance team in their London HQ.

The ideal candidate will have experience in AML, KYC and also be familiar with building out financial crime frameworks in the UK and across the EMEA.

Main Duties

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

  • Lead on the development and application of national and international financial crime frameworks.

  • Advise fund teams and senior stakeholders on financial crime issues.

  • Take a hands-on role in developing FCC policies and procedures, as well as updating these in line with any regulatory developments.

  • Detect and monitor any potential money laundering breaches.

  • Conduct compliance training across the firm and for new starters.

Your Profile

  • Experience in a financial crime position at an investment manager or a private equity firm.

  • Strong knowledge of FCA Financial Crime regulations, with exposure to Europe being a bonus.

  • Experience in initiating and developing a financial crime program is preferred.

Benefits: market-led salary and attractive package + flexible working at an award-winning diversity and inclusion workplace.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jack Merriott.
Phone: 020 3778 0846
Reference Code: 11463

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.