Deputy Head of Capital Markets (Financial Crime Division)

City of London Permanent
  • capital markets product knowledge
  • financial crime

About Our Client

Mid size investment bank, excellent forward thinking culture, hybrid working.

Job Description

  • Stay abreast of legal, regulatory and best practice market developments to help ensure the financial crime controls remain consistent with applicable laws, regulations, rules and guidance;
  • Coordinate with Compliance and Business Heads in London and remote worker locations to promote a joined-up approach to financial crime compliance and consistency in interpreting extraterritorial application of certain legislation and regulation;
  • Provide delegated MLRO decision making and reporting, as might be required in line with internal policies, rules and procedures, regarding higher risk customers, vendors/suppliers, transactions as well as gifts and entertainment requests, to ensure the business is not entering into relationships with undesirable parties; capital markets and global markets products are not used for illegitimate purposes; and illegitimate or criminal undertakings are prevented from entering the financial system; manage and where appropriate carry out sensitive investigations to identify and deal with non-compliant activity in the organisation;
  • Maintain liaison with local, regional and international financial industry professional bodies and associations to proactively identify current capital markets financial crime trends, interpretation of and consultations on proposed legislation, amendments to regulation, impact on capital markets business, systems and controls

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of financial crime in relation to financial services;
  • Practical knowledge of wholesale banking products and transactions capital;
  • Experience in financial crime compliance programme design, execution and monitoring, including key aspects pertinent to financial crime prevention, detection, investigation and remediation, as well as monitoring and testing;
  • Good understanding of the FATF Recommendations, Methodologies and Typologies pertinent to financial services, capital and global markets' products and transactions, EU Money Laundering Directives, ML Regulations 2017, FCA SYSC rules, JMLSG Guidance, the Criminal Finances Act 2017, the Bribery Act 2010, the Fraud Act 2006, the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;
  • Successful track record of delivering complex projects and change management initiatives, utilising appropriate techniques to ensure and measure success;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence the management team and external parties;

What's on Offer

competitive package, interesting role, lots of senior stakeholder management -hybrid working, flexible approach.

Sumrana Saleem
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+44 207 776 5973

Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Compliance & Legal
Financial Services
City of London
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Consultant name
Sumrana Saleem
Consultant phone
+44 207 776 5973
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