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French Speaking Financial Crime Manager - Banking Group - Londo
June 10, 2018
London, United Kingdom
My client, a global banking group, are seeking and AML/Financial Crime experienced individual to join their team.
The ideal candidate will speak French and have experience of both FCA and ACPR regualtions.
This role requires the holder to assist in the delivery of the Group's financial crime compliance activities within the Group's various locations and across all businesses.
The successful individual will be accountable for the delivery of AML, Sanctions, ABC and other anti-financial crime activities within the location.
Specific requirements in delivering the financial crime compliance activities include: * Assist the Head of Financial Crime in identifying potential financial crime risks arising within each global business line and jurisdictions and advising the businesses on how to mitigate this; * Monitoring of relevant legal and regulatory developments and the impact on the businesses and conducting gap analysis against existing policies and procedures; * Lead in the drafting, review and implementation of Group wide financial crime policies and procedures, ensuring consistency with regulatory obligations; * Providing advisory support and monitoring business lines to ensure that appropriate local policies and procedures are in place and are compliant to Group policies and standards; * Collation, review and analysis of financial crime related Group management information to identify potential risk and control failings across the business line and regions; * Creation of Group-wide annual financial crime risk assessments covering AML, Sanctions, ABC, Fraud and tax evasion * Assist in managing relationship with internal stakeholders; * Manage the reviews financial crime systems and controls in place across all jurisdictions as required to ensure consistency across regions and equivalent business lines; * Providing initial support/triage to the business on sanctions related matters. This requires a through understanding of the relevant sanctions in place (including OFAC, EU and HMT). Where necessary the roles requires the individual to liaise knowledgeably/escalate issues to the Group's sanctions SME; * Manage workflow effectively so that monitoring is undertaken in a timely manner in line with the global policy; * Apply appropriate judgment when undertaking monitoring through knowledge and understanding of the requirements to ensure that risks/breaches are identified and escalated appropriately; * Manage and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders in relation to AML activity; * Review and ultimate sign off for high risk client files submitted to the Group Financial Crime team by the RGA Onboarding team; * Advising the RGA Onboarding team (and regional contacts as appropriate) on high risk clients and transactions, and recommend appropriate forms of enhanced due diligence to be applied to mitigate that risk; * Remain conscious of where potential improvements to the process can be made and where appropriate design and implement the changes; * Review and approval of Gifts and Entertainment requests; * Understanding of the UK anti-financial crime regulatory framework as well as an appreciation of non-UK regimes and their significance for global financial institutions.
Experience Required * Degree required * Relevant Financial Crime related qualifications * French speaker highly advantageous * 5 years + AML/Financial Crime experience preferably in a Group Function