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MLRO (SMF 17) – Banking and/or FX Experience Required

£80K - £110K + Benefits | Canary Wharf
Ref: 3481J

UK & Ireland / Anti Money Laundering (inc CDD/KYC) / Permanent

Our Client, an International Financial Services Group, is looking to recruit an MLRO (registered SMF17) to be responsible for providing independent oversight for Financial Crime topics within the bank.  Acting as a member of the Banks Compliance Committee and managing an AML Team, duties will include:
• Regular liaison with all members of the management team, the Board and the Board Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
• Provide reports on a regular basis, and as requested, to keep the senior management, Board of Directors and Risk & Compliance Committee informed of the operation and progress of Financial Crime and AML activities
• Advising on the financial crimes aspects of new financial services/product developments
• Prepare annual AML/CTF and financial crime assessments, relevant to the operating environment (UK and international) for presenting to the Board of Directors
• Develop, initiate and maintain revised policies and procedures in accordance with the financial crime risk framework ensuring adequate controls are continuously in place
• Identify potential areas of vulnerability and risk and develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide general guidance on how o avoid or deal with similar situations in the future
• Ensure appropriate arrangements for assessing and responding to AML risk associated with PEPs and other high-risk relationships
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 10 years experience in financial crime, as MLRO or in financial crime advisory, with an in-depth knowledge of banking or foreign exchange industry. 
For further information or a confidential no obligation discussion, please feel free to call Darren Ruskin on 020 7330 6961 or send your details to him at

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