Our client, a reputable financial services provider, seeks a senior financial crime professional for the role of Group MLRO and Head of Financial Crime. This is a key appointment to the risk management leadership team and is expected to be for a six-month term, with the option of assuming the role on a permanent basis.
Providing firm-wide strategic leadership, advice and guidance to the business on all aspects of financial crime prevention, you will partner with business and functional heads to ensure financial crime prevention systems and controls are robust, effective and adhere and adapt to regulatory, structural and system changes. You will need to drive transformation and remediation across the enterprise, instigating a step change in capability whilst promoting and enhancing a culture of active risk management. Furthermore, bringing insight and thought leadership to the function, keeping the organisation at the forefront of the agenda across the industry and the regulatory environment.
This is a role which demands an industry leading expert in the field of financial crime, you must be able to evidence an excellent understanding of the regulatory environment, possess a strong awareness of the processes, systems and technology used in financial crime and demonstrate a good knowledge of emerging financial crime trends and factors. Time spent within banking would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will be a confident, charismatic leader with strong personal credibility and influencing skills and the ability to apply technical and commercial thinking to business issues whilst constructively challenging established executive thinking.