Connecting to LinkedIn...

Financial Crime Manager

Information About This Job

Job Title: Financial Crime Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Josh Blosse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Seeking: Financial Crime Manager to join an innovative financial services company, based in London.


About The Role

You will play a key role in shaping and delivering the company’s risk appetite, automation, operations and controls around fraud and AML. You will be working at the edge of financial services, helping to define and drive innovation at the interface between the decentralised blockchain and conventional financial services.

While maintaining the customer experience and interests as a core objective, you will be responsible for setting high standards of legal and regulatory compliance, across all customer onboarding, transaction monitoring and investigations activities. You will seek to advance and protect the reputation of the firm and maintain a good knowledge of latest industry developments in applicable legal and regulatory requirements.


Key Responsibilities

Customer Due Diligence

  • Design and enhance CDD and EDD processes to maintain high automation rates

  • Design fraud and AML scorecards for assessing and monitoring crypto portfolios

  • Manage exceptions and recommend for acceptance / decline


Transaction monitoring

  • Define scorecards for ongoing monitoring of fiat and crypto transactions

  • Identify and investigate potential fraud or financial crime risks

  • Monitor effectiveness of card processor fraud & AML authorisation

  • Raise Suspicious Activity Reports as appropriate


Fraud, Chargeback and Dispute management

  • Investigate potential fraud, chargebacks, disputes

  • Manage customer and card processor interactions

  • Ensure effective handoffs for complaints


Thought Leadership / Best practice

  • Maintain a good knowledge of industry best practice across all areas of on boarding and financial crime

  • Show how process is aligned with regulatory requirements and risk appetite

  • Maintain relationships with leading third party suppliers

  • Monitor effectiveness of service and data providers


Team Leadership

  • Recruit small team of Financial Crime and CDD analysts

  • Manage & supervise team

  • Set and monitor clear KPIs and KRIs

  • Plan capacity requirements in line with business growth


Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years experience in a relevant financial crime, fraud control or onboarding role in a financial institution

  • Deep working understanding of financial services regulations, esp relating to financial crime, GDPR, e-Money, cards and payments

  • Experience of designing & implementing end-to-end processes and related systems


Desirable, but not essential

  • Experience in crypto

  • Degree in a relevant topic


Person Specification

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to perform under pressure

  • Self motivated with great initiative

  • Strong personal integrity, and ability to stand up for what is right!

  • Highly curious with a passion for learning


Company Benefits

  • Highly Competitive Salary

  • 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays

  • Training & Development Budget

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Pension

  • Perkbox

  • Company maternity & paternity pay

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Your choice of top of the range hardware

  • Cool people, great office, remarkable vision!

Ref: | Published: 18 Feb 2019