Financial Crime Assistant Manager

Our Client has an exciting new opening within its Financial Crime Unit

As Financial Crime Assistant Manager you will support group-wide compliance activities, safeguarding the company and allowing service teams to excel in full confidence. You will be a central pillar of the overall Risk & Compliance function and part of a team that is operationally responsible for the Group's screening system, across all locations and Service Lines.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Active monitoring and handling of all daily alerts generated by the group's batch screening system. 
  • Responding to business-wide screening requests, using an analytical approach to investigate potential financial crime-related risks identified throughout client engagement.
  • Responding to queries emanating from the first line of defence, with respect to screening conducted at client on-boarding stage, advising on appropriate courses of action, and advocating AML best practices.
  • Timely and accurate escalation of any screening items for which MLRO, the Group Sanctions Co-ordinator and/or senior management intervention is required to determine appropriate outcomes.
  • Collation of key performance and risk metrics relating to the screening programme, for the purpose of reporting to relevant boards and jurisdictional MLRO/ MLCOs.
  • Development and maintenance of FCU specific policies and procedures to drive alignment and consistency across the team.


  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a compliance function or previous experience within a financial crime-focused role, that includes direct experience in managing or supporting automated batch screening systems and processes.
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements affecting legal and fiduciary businesses in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Holding or working towards a relevant compliance-related qualification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of various trust and company structures and AML/CDD requirements.

For more information on this role please contact Ben on 707811 or email your CV to



Financial Crime
Job Posted: 
Thu, 21 Mar 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 19 Jun 2024

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