Financial Crime Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Henson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

Our client, a new fintech based in the heart of the City of London, are looking to recruit a Financial Crime Manager to join their expanding business. Reporting to the Head of Financial Crime, the Financial Crime Manager will be working across Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing and Anti Bribery & Corruption. The Financial Crime Manager will be pivotal in the early stages of the business as we continue to grow in operationalising Financial Crime controls and governance. A core part of the role will be to optimise customer-facing processes to fully align with overarching governance frameworks.

Main responsibilities of the Financial Crime Manager will also include;

  • Provide input into our client's Financial Crime Strategy and Roadmap
  • Input into financial crime resourcing plans to align with the growth of the company
  • Work alongside the Head of Fraud and Financial Crime to establish robust Financial crime processes with the Operational Team
  • Implement, enhance and oversee fraud prevention and Financial Crime Law processes
  • Work with to Operations Team to meet key SLA's
  • Identify, optimise and automate processes by working with partners to deliver best in class financial crime prevention alongside a string customer experience
  • Build strong relationships with partners, including platform providers
  • Have the ability to escalate and elevate financial crime topics in an appropriate manner so that senior management are able to understand and prioritise accordingly
  • Ensure that controls are in place to ensure that the Financial Crime processes are executed in accordance to our client's corporate governance
  • Input to fraud prevention strategies
  • Analyse key data to improve the detection fraudulent behaviour
  • Analysis and investigation of fraud escalation cases
  • Ability to spot fraud trends and improve the effectiveness of anti fraud systems
  • Provide weekly KPI and goal performance reports to the senior managers
  • Oversight of all operational Fraud and financial Crime processes
  • Strong management and oversight of customer claims processes ensuring
  • Being a mentor to more junior members of the team in relation to systems, regulation and operational processes

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, ideal candidates must have the following experience & skills;

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working within Fraud or Financial Crime within banking or lending
  • Experience in enhancing operational processes and implementation of technological advancements
  • Diploma in AML
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience with predictive fraud transactional systems such as Falcon, Hunter, Feedzai, etc.
  • Good knowledge of fraud and anti-money laundering legislation
  • Strong knowledge of Chargeback processing
  • 2 + years of people management experience
  • Proven experience of developing fraud strategy and framework
  • Good knowledge on payments
  • Proven customer support experience;
  • Previous use or qualification in SQL, SAS, or similar programmes
  • Regulatory training

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