Financial Crime Prevention Officer

Salary:
£40000 - £45000 per annum 
Job Type:
Permanent 
Location:
London 
Sector:
Legal 
Job Ref:
IRM108_1622208125 

One of the UK’s largest and foremost law firms is currently recruiting for a Financial Crime Prevention Officer within the General Counsel team at either their Birmingham, London or Sheffield office.

Offering an attractive salary plus excellent benefits including pension scheme, health insurance, critical illness cover, childcare vouchers, and discounted gym membership, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your financial crime subject matter expertise, technical skills and experience, with a focus on regulation, legislation and industry guidance.

The Role
As the Financial Crime Prevention Officer you would play a senior role within the General Counsel Team, taking responsibility for providing expert advice and resolution to protect the business from financial crime, plus ensuring that regulatory and legal obligations are met. You would oversee the activities of up to five analysts or officers and support them in delivering a consistent approach when advising on financial crime matters.

Responsibilities will include:
– Providing expertise on a broad range of mid to high complexity financial crime prevention matters including Anti-Money Laundering, counter terrorist financing and sanctions, Anti-bribery and corruption
– Providing practical advice and solutions to Associates and Partners where risks are identified
– Management, supervision and development of a team analysts and officers
– Working collaboratively with the planning manager to prioritise and distribute work
– Proactively supporting the Financial Crime Prevention Manager in delivering the financial crime prevention strategy and promoting consistent processes and behaviours so they become part of the company’s culture
– Ensuring accurate registers of work are maintained, providing timely MI on team activities / financial crime matters
– Continuous improvement of internal financial crime prevention processes

The Candidate
– Previous experience working on a broad range of financial crime matters gained in a similar role within the UK legal, insurance or financial industry
– Relevant qualification in financial crime risk management (ACAMS or International Compliance Association certificate and/or diploma) or ICA Advanced Certificate in an AML related subject
– Previous experience of SRA, AML and FCA compliance requirements, drafting policy and guidance
– Able to manage large workloads and tight deadlines, as well as coaching and managing others
– Strong research, analytical and presentation skills, high concern for accuracy and attention to detail

The Package
An excellent salary is on offer for the Financial Crime Prevention Officer position.

You’ll also receive Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services plus childcare vouchers, discounted gym membership, flexible working options as well as a huge number of well-being initiatives.

Full details of the package on offer will be revealed once we receive your application.

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The Company
The business you’ll be working for is the 11th largest law firm in the UK, founded in 1912 and operating out of 14 UK offices with over 2,500 members of staff.

They’re a company that are proud of their values and offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace.

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Interested? If you think you’re right for this Financial Crime Prevention Officer role, then click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.

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