Financial Crime Team Leader

HAYS

  • Full Time

Financial Crime Team Leader – Liverpool – Permanent – Liverpool City Centre – Hybrid – Immediate Start

Your new company
My client is an award-winning financial services organisation based in the heart of Liverpool’s business quarter and is seeking a professional Financial Crime Team Leader to join them on a permanent basis.

Your new role
The position is being offered full-time from Monday to Friday with a hybrid model in place. The company will consider applicants from across the country as they are open to hybrid working, where you will come into the Liverpool Head Office 2 or 3 times a month (depending on where you are located).If located in Liverpool, you would be expected to come into the office 3 days per week and the rest from home.
The main purpose of the role is to assist the Financial Crime Manager and the Money Laundering Reporting Officer.
You will be the first contact point for Vehicle Finance queries relating to Money Laundering, Sanctions, Anti–Bribery and Corruption, Fraud and Law Enforcement Agencies enquiries.
You will also provide training and coaching to members of the financial crime team.
Some of your duties will include but not limited to
To support the Financial Crime Manager and wider team in ensuring compliance with Anti-Money Laundering requirements
Oversight of referrals from companies’ proposals made to Financial Crime by the credit team as well as dealing with legal requests made by Law Enforcement Agencies and Government Departments
Investigate Hunter alerts and make recommendations accordingly
Maintain a working knowledge of regulations relating to Financial Crime
To be the escalation point for Vehicle Finance applications on all issues relating to money laundering and fraud
Oversight of suspicious activity alerts and referrals and analyse the information to determine if there is any money laundering or fraudulent activity
Make recommendations on money laundering and fraud issues, referring to the Financial Crime Manager where appropriate
Take responsibility for reviewing CIFAS complaints
Support the ongoing review of high risk customers including PEP alerts, trigger events.
Undertake ad hoc compliance work as required
Assist in the delivery of financial crime related trainingComplete QA checks on work undertaken by the financial crime teamSupport the ongoing training of the team through coaching and mentoring on day-to-day activity, devising individual training plans for financial crime team members

What you’ll need to succeed

Strong regulatory knowledge as applicable to role – compulsory
Experience working for an Asset Finance lender
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

What you’ll get in return

Great city centre location
Competitive salary at £30-35k per annum
Hybrid model
Supportive and friendly team environment

What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn’t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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