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Financial Crime Testing Vice President

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £75,000-£100,000 plus package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 169649GR
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description

My client is a Global Investment Bank, trading across all major markets and are currently in the middle of a major growth phase across EMEA. They are looking to hire a VP/SVP to directly support the EMEA Head of Financial Crime Testing in day to day activities, as well as independently leading a team within the function.

Initially you will responsible for designing large sections of the testing framework and rolling out the methodology across all of the EMEA branches, with the possibility of infrequent travel to support the compliance officers on the ground in each jurisdiction with this process. Whilst covering all areas of financial crime, it would be beneficial to have a strong background in anti-money laundering & sanctions. Alongside this, you will also be responsible for leading a team of talented financial crime professionals, with the opportunity to support their development within financial crime and in future see them progress within the bank.

Ideally you should have the following background:

  • Previous experience working in either of: Financial crime assurance/testing in a bank, financial crime audit (in house or 'big 4')
  • Strong knowledge of AML & Sanctions (KYC & AB&C a bonus)
  • Ability to proactively develop testing frameworks and own the roll out of these across a range of European jurisdictions
  • Demonstrable experience of either managing a small team, or at least proactively mentoring or developing junior members of staff
  • Ability to work independently on a daily basis, without instructions from senior management
  • Strong desire to progress and develop into a director/exec director level professional in the near future
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