Financial Crime Compliance Manager

£80,000 | Birmingham | Permanent


Posted 25 days ago


Are you a dynamic and experienced compliance professional ready to take on a pivotal role in financial crime prevention? A leading bank is looking for a Financial Crime Compliance Manager to join them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and review policies covering Money Laundering, Countering Terrorist Financing, Sanctions, Tax Evasion, Market Abuse, Bribery & Corruption, and Fraud.
  • Report to the MLRO, Chief Risk Officer, and Board on fraud and financial crime risks.
  • Support the annual MLRO report to the Board.
  • Conduct bank-wide financial crime risk assessments.
  • Consult on investigations of suspected fraud and financial crime.
  • Review escalations and make recommendations based on AML Policy and Risk Appetite.
  • Investigate and submit suspicious activity reports.
  • Provide oversight on risk and control self-assessments.
  • Design and deliver financial crime training.
  • Monitor compliance with training requirements.
  • Act as a trusted contact for stakeholders, regulators, and law enforcement.
  • Conduct quality assurance sampling and thematic reviews.
  • Monitor emerging legislative and regulatory developments.
  • Deputize for the MLRO when needed.

Key Skills/Competencies:

  • Deep knowledge of UK regulatory and legal requirements in financial crime compliance.
  • Ability to translate complex legislation into actionable procedures and training.
  • Strategic thinking to evaluate potential risks.
  • Experience presenting to senior management.
  • Strong relationship-building skills with stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

If you're ready to make an impact and drive financial crime compliance to the next level, apply now!

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.