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Interim Head of Compliance & MLRO – Fin Tech Start-up (Retail Banking Experience Required)

£500-£600 per day | London
Ref: 3548G

UK & Ireland / Compliance (inc Conduct Risk/COBS) / Anti Money Laundering (inc CDD/KYC) / Contract


Interim Head of Compliance & MLRO – Fin Tech Start-up (Retail Banking Experience Required)

£500-£600 per day (min 3 months) possible perm London

Ref: 3548G

Our Client, a UK challenger bank start-up, are looking to appoint an Interim Compliance Officer & MLRO while they seek a permanent person for the role. As such, you will need to demonstrate the technical compliance ability and personal desire to step into a busy and dynamic environment as an interim executive overseeing all day-to-day compliance and AML matters. Reporting to the CEO, duties will include:

• Full oversight and autonomous management of the Compliance & AML functions.

• Advising the senior management team and more broadly the business on their existing and ongoing compliance obligations.

• Overseeing the CDD/KYC/AML/CTF/ABC policies and procedures and act as Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO);

• Work with the business to develop compliance procedures and controls, and provide commercially-orientated compliance advice;

• Development, management and execution of the compliance monitoring programme;

• Sign off on financial promotions


The successful candidate will have gained significant senior level experience within the compliance function of another regulated financial services business, with at least two years gained in a retail banking environment.

Should you feel you have the experience and above average communication and technical skills to be successful in this interim role, then please contact Gary Collins on 020 7562 7400 for a confidential discussion about this position or send your details to

Symes Collins – Part of the Compliance Recruitment Solutions Group

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