Charterhouse is partnering with one of our leading financial services clients, who looking to hire a Vice President of Financial Crime, sitting within their Middle Office operation.
About the role
The role will take ownership of a team of staff, whom act as a first line of defence, across areas linking to client due diligence (CDD), gifts and entertainment (G and E) and anti-bribery and corruption (ABC). This role shall support and oversee all the financial crime compliance related policies and undertakings, covering the front office activities, aligned to any trading activity, client engagements, on-boarding or transactional/financing provision. With a reporting line to the Head of Operations locally and a Compliance Manager in London, this role will also have a responsibility to provide a functional support to all day-to-day checking processes along with a focus on areas of policy and regulatory frameworks; to ensure continued updates whilst escalating issues to the MLRO under group reporting requirements.
The successful candidate should be an experienced compliance professional who has a detailed and thorough understanding of all areas of financial crime compliance coupled with an ability to deliver a detailed and practical knowledge of CDD and ABC functions. This role shall also demand a candidate who has a management track record, combined with an ability to provide strong leadership and development capabilities within a similar size of operation.