Deputy Financial Crime Officer

Job Purpose:
Deputy Financial Crime Officer required to join a global wealth management group, to act as a mentor for the financial crime team and supporting the Financial Crime Officer.

Key Responsibilities:
Act as a mentor to the Financial Crime Team by anticipating and providing timely and effective communication to ensure financial crime risk is understood and appropriately applied.
Act as a senior member of Risk & Regulation Function in support of the Financial Crime Officer and provides thought leadership and drive to set and deliver the vision and plans for the function.
Build and maintain strong relationships with the Financial Crime function and other colleagues in industry to promote the sharing of best practice and represents the Risk and Regulation department to a high professional standard.
Be willing to take a SME role in driving risk related change across the business and provide commercial and value adding facilitation and advice (which reflects both the business context in which the advice is being provided and the wider risk framework) on financial crime within the business.
Assist the Financial Crime Officer to define actions that will address shortcomings in 1st line management of financial crime.
Review exposure to Financial Crime and work with the Financial Crime Officer to ensure that Financial Crime risk is being identified, monitored and managed by 1st line to an appropriate appetite within each group entity.
Define relevant internal / external reporting requirements to meet regulatory or legislative requirements to enable the effective monitoring, management and reporting of Financial Crime risk and activity.
Escalation of key issues and risks directly to the Financial Crime Officer and where appropriate the Chief Risk Officer and Head of Financial Crime.
The Deputy Financial Crime Officer will also be the designated DMLRO for the company.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified compliance/risk professional with a wealth of experience across financial services.
Valid and valuable experience of IOM FSA regulatory requirements and standards.
Extensive technical knowledge of all aspects of risk and governance processes.
Working knowledge of financial products, industry practice and relevant financial crime legislation.
Experience of delivering risk management advice and assurance oversight in a regulated/multi jurisdictional financial services organisation.

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent benefits package, market rate salary, business hours.

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