Role details

Legal Cousel and MLRO

West London   •   £75,000 - £90,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Experiance of Financial Crime
  • White Collar Crime

About Our Client

My client is one of the largest Consumer Energy providers. the position will provide legal support to the Head of Ethics and Compliance Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Exploration and Production, Group Functions and Lead Counsel.

Job Description

* Be accountable for advising on and supporting the group in managing its financial crime risks across the global operations. This lawyer will also act as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer for all FCA regulated businesses within the group.

* Be accountable for documenting and updating clear business standards which define and embed Group approach to managing current and emerging financial crime risks (including anti-bribery & corruption, anti-money laundering, insider dealing, trade controls and sanctions) in line with evolving statutory and regulatory obligations. The role holder will be expected to produce and maintain policies and standards which document how regulatory obligations are met, risks controlled and compliance measured.

* Advise the Group businesses as to the impact of sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption legislation on their existing and proposed commercial relationships and more generally act as a legal/regulatory financial crime expert across the Group.

* Review the output from the suspicious activity monitoring processes, maintain an internal reporting process for receiving internal Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), investigate internal SARs and decide, following investigation, whether the internal report gives rise to grounds for submitting an external SAR to the National Crime Agency (NCA) where appropriate.

* Maintain and develop the risk based approach to AML and CTF arrangements and assess and report on the adequacy of systems and controls to ensure that risks are managed effectively.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate will be a qualified lawyer coming from either in-house regulated sector or reputable law firm.

Candidate will have familiarity with the Financial Conduct Authority, US OFAC and Department of Justice FCR regimes and other similar provisions.

And strong working knowledge of key Financial Crime Risk aspects of: Proceeds of Crime Act, Money Laundering Regulations, European Union Money Laundering Directives, Bribery Act, Fraud Act, Criminal Justice Act, Sanctions requirements.

***Candidates should not be put off by the MLRO title as the risk profile is relatively low***

What's on Offer

Market rate with benefits

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