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Financial Crime Operations – Execution

  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • 55000 GBP / Year

Website northreach Northreach Limited

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  • Date Posted - 02/03/2023
  • London
  • Financial Crime Operations – Execution
  • Starting From £55,000 per annum
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Northreach are working with a leading international bank based in London who are on the hunt for a Financial Crime Specialist who can support in the oversight of multiple Financial Crime Teams.

As Head of Financial Crime Operations, you will report into the COO and have oversight of the performance of the Transaction Monitoring and Screening teams. You will also review the corporate services accounts, oversee the Relationship Management Application and SARs investigations teams to ensure that they are meeting regulations and requirements at all times.


Transaction Screening and Monitoring
Manage the performance of the transaction monitoring and screening teams
– Manage the teams adherence to workflows, ensuring compliance within the turnaround times
– Ensure the team provide timely and accurate SARs to the MLRO
– Guarantee high quality investigations are maintained by FC associates
– Maintain relevant MI and trackers for assigned work for review by senior management and audit trail
– Monitor the team’s adherence to SoPs
– Conduct reviews and analysis of teams reports
Corporate Services Accounts Review / Relationship Management Application / Onboarding and Review / High Risk / PEPs
– Ensure timely completion of onboarding and reviews
– Ensure quality checks for the onboarding and reviews
– Ensure completion of the Wolfsberg questionnaire
– Review and sign off on KYC questionnaire
– Vostro onboarding and review
SAR Investigations
– Ensuring that SARs are investigated, acknowledged and submitted to the MLRO
– Maintain relevant MI relating to fraud investigations and reporting, anti bribery & corruption, conflict of interest
– Manage and train team members for successful execution of activities
– Review and sign off on KYC questionnaire
– Maintain MI and tracker of progress update to senior management

EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR (E – Essential P – Preferred)
  • Previous team management experience
  • Confident people manager with conflict resolution skills
  • Strong understanding and experience of an AML Transaction Monitoring and Transaction Screening environment
  • Able to comprehend complex transactions
  • Able to focus on product and high-yield activities with a logical and methodical approach
  • Able to prioritise workload

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