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Head of Financial Crime

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 plus benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: GR170602
  • Sector: Other Financial Services
Job Description

Job Description:

My client is a leading start-up in the crypto space based in the heart of London's Fintech community  - Shoreditch. The firm sits on the edge of financial services and epitomises the term disruptive technology, with a product that will completely change the way normal consumers use crypto currencies on a daily basis. They are seeking a Head of Financial Crime to come in and report directly to the CEO, working closely with the founders to build a financial crime program that will protect the firm's reputation & exceed all regulatory directives imposed by the UK & EU.

As a technology firm at heart, you will have the opportunity to leverage the firms high technology capability to combat financial crime, with projects in areas such as: automation & advanced analytics being very high on the agenda.

Essential Requirements:

- Experience working in a start-up environment is a must
- Proven ability drafting financial crime policies & procedures, as well as designing & implementing anti-money laundering frameworks independently
- Genuine passion for disruptive technology and the crypto-currency industry
- Strong technical understanding of anti-money laundering, anti-bribery & corruption and Sanctions, within a technology and/or payments driven environment

Ideal Requirements:

- ACAMS or equivalent financial crime qualification
- Previous experience in an MLRO/DMLRO position
- Ability to work independently of any oversight

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