MLRO (SMF17)

  • Sector: LMA UK Compliance & Financial Crime
  • Contact: Nikolai Balzer
  • Contact Email: jobs@lmarecruitment.com
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 03 November 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH188528_1633365496

Responsibilities:

  • Full oversight and autonomous management of the AML function;
  • Reviewing and assuming ownership - in collaboration with the Compliance and Risk teams at the Head Office - of applicable risk assessment methodologies towards business-wide risk assessment, country risk assessment, product risk assessment and customer risk assessment;
  • Reviewing and assuming ownership of financial crime related policies and procedures, including EDD procedures applicable at KYC and operational levels;
  • Conducting financial crime risk assessments including: business-wide risk assessment, country risk assessment;
  • Maintaining regular and ongoing interaction with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, internal audit, external advisors and regulators;
  • Conducting the day-to-day management and operation of the AML function, including staff training and awareness, management information, suspicious activity reporting, sanctions screening, activity monitoring, etc.;
  • Overseeing the timely reviews of customer KYCs and risk assessment through continuous interactions with RMs and the AML/KYC analyst;
  • Producing compliance reporting, both internal (monthly management information reports) and external (e.g. REP-CRIM return)

Requirements:

  • Typically 5-10 years of relevant AML experience within an international banking environment with trade finance activities;
  • Previous background in high level risk assessments and EDD processes;
  • Current or previous SMF17;
  • Thorough knowledge of Trade Finance products, risks and EDD processes;
  • Strong personality and ability to lead/influence others and implement changes.