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Head of Financial Crime

  • Location: Italy
  • Salary: €90,000 - €115,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: em -169028
  • Sector: Compliance
Job Description

Our client is a leading global banking group with operations across several core locations in Europe who are renowned for their work in retail, wholesale and investment banking area. They are currently increasing their AML head count across Europe and building a dedicated specialist Financial Crime team to support group Internal Audit in Milan.

They are looking to hire a Head of Financial Crime specialist to join this growing Milan team. The role is a key senior position within the company and will involve reporting to the European Head and MLRO as well as the responsibility for the governance and oversight of an effective Financial Crime compliance framework.

Experience Required:

  • Experience leading teams, projects or compliance engagements, ideally on an international level.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of best practices and procedures in the Financial Crime Domain (minimum 10 years) and 3 line defense, gained within a regulator or international bank.
  • Implementing corporate initiatives and the mitigation of any related compliance risks, (e.g. sanctions, AML etc.)
  • Assess the impact of emerging regulation and legislation and oversee its implementation across all work streams.
  • The role will require international travel of 10 -12 weeks per year and the ability to communicate well within an international team.
  • Relevant Professional Qualification are highly desired, (ACAMS, ICA, ACFCS).
  • Fluency in English required and any other languages preferred.

The Compliance team will champion the development and oversight the Financial Crime risks across national and international operations. Successful candidates will be ideally placed to continue progressing a career within a global top tier bank either in Italy or abroad.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a new and expanding Compliance team. Please submit your CV to em@barclaysimpson.com or contact me for more information.

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