Compliance Manager & MLRO

Compliance Manager & MLRO

Job Title: Compliance Manager & MLRO
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BWD-MC-CO-L-F
Contact Name: Monika Carlton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 24, 2017 16:58

Job Description

How would you like to work for one the great players in the Financial Services industry? And how does walking into a niche role that’ll allow you to develop your skills in a different & exciting area of the market sound?

This is a unique, once-in-a-blue-moon opportunity to join global, independent fund administration consultancy in the capacity of a Compliance Manager and Money Laundering Reporting Officer, specialising in one of the most exciting areas of the current financial landscape: AML, Regulatory Compliance, Compliance Monitoring.

If YOU are: a qualified Compliance/AML specialist with enough ambition to take on a niche role and acquire one of the most in-demand competences in the industry.

As part of your role you will:
  • Developing and overseeing control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Providing compliance leadership and guidance to management and relevant staff.
  • Proactively identifying situations that may pose significant compliance risks and guide management in the development/review of applicable policies, procedures and business practices.
  • Overseeing the compliance function in UK.
  • Providing advice and training on anti-money laundering, sanctions and privacy matters and perform the role of MLRO; including carrying out AML risk assessments.
  • Working actively with the EU Regional Head of Compliance and Data Protection ensuring delivery and completion of the annual Compliance plan.
  • Supporting the EU Regional Head of Compliance and Data Protection in ensuring key areas of compliance risk are covered in the relevant offices and executed in a timely manner.
  • Supervising and handling day to day AML tasks: reporting, liaising with law enforcement agencies and other external authorities.
  • Account opening approval oversight, KYC periodic updates to KYC forms, on-going sanctions monitoring where necessary.
  • Supervising and monitoring business risks in accordance with regulatory requirements and internal procedures.
  • Suspicious transaction monitoring and reporting to the relevant local authorities.
  • Preparing reports for the regulator(s) and maintaining an open and positive working relationship with them.
  • Ensuring all employees are aware of, and understand, their compliance responsibilities (including board members).
  • Providing and organizing compliance training for staff.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory developments (both internally and externally) as well as evolving best practices in compliance control.
And you will have:
  • Proven experience of Compliance within asset management, fund management or wealth management.
  • A strong and comprehensive knowledge of the relevant law, rules and guidance of the regulatory bodies; key to providing sound guidance and support for the business.
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