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Financial Crime Compliance Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Financial Crime

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  • Contact:

    Emma Karslake

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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​Our client, a unique FinTech Platform and well-established name in the challenger bank industry is looking for an experienced Financial Crime Officer to join their London team. In this role, you will be given the opportunity to work with industry leaders that are looking to utilise the newest technologies to drive innovation in the marketplace.

The successful Financial Crime Compliance Officer will be well experienced working in a rapidly scaling, agile environment and should be comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders up to and including c-suite. You should have further experience working closely with Money Laundering Reporting Officers and be SARs (Suspicious Activity Report) trained.

This is an opportunity to work with one of the hottest new fintech platforms on the market! This company is committed to remote interviewing and on-boarding but following covid-19 restrictions lifting you should be available to work from their office in London (Bank).


  • Managing SARs and deputising for MLRO as and when required.

  • Monitoring of financial crime compliance by first line customer operations team.

  • Maintaining financial crime risk assessment on an ongoing basis.

  • Reviewing financial crime regulatory compliance obligations on an ongoing basis.

  • Producing management reports on financial crime risk and compliance

  • Providing financial crime compliance advice to the first line customer operations team and product/tech teams.

  • Demonstrable exposure to AML, CTF, Sanctions and Fraud prevention

  • Electronic payment services

  • Experience working in a scaling Fintech environment

  • Strong understanding of Data protection, ABC and Market abuse

  • Cryptocurrencies

Our Commitment to Equality

Rutherford recognises that discrimination and victimisation is unacceptable and that it is in the interests of the Company and its employees to utilise the skills of the total workforce. It is the aim of the Company to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable facilities or treatment (either directly or indirectly) in recruitment or employment on grounds of age, disability, gender/gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation (the protected characteristics). Our aim is that candidates will be truly representative of all sections of society and each candidate feels respected and able to give of their best. All candidates, whether part-time, full-time or temporary, will be treated fairly and with respect. Selection of candidates will be based on aptitude and ability.