Financial Crime and Forensic Director – Digital Assets


  • Full Time

KPMG’s Forensic Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and dispute resolution. Digital Assets and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) are becoming increasingly relevant in the financial services sector. As market participants evaluate adoption and implementation, KPMG will support our clients across the range of financial crime issues they face in AML, Sanctions, ABC, and Fraud. To support the growth of our Forensic Team, we are looking to recruit a talented Director who can take a lead role in accelerating our exciting new go-to-market propositions and lead on the delivery of engagements.The Role Key responsibilities of the role include:Leading and managing multiple Digital Asset Financial Crime and Forensic engagements across key clientsWorking with the key stakeholders across the firm to develop our go to market strategy  Supporting Partner and Director business development across key market propositions and sectors (e.g., Custodians, Sell-Side & Buy-Side firms, Crypto native firms).Managing the risk and commercial aspects involved in the delivery of projects including budgets, planning and project governanceDriving business development in the market, building a pipeline of work, identifying potential opportunities and executing.Lead on developing crypto client proposals The role will also give you the opportunity to get involved in broader advisory engagements – supporting clients to develop and transform their financial crime programmesThe PersonEssential requirements A financial crime SME with broad coverage of financial crime domains preferredA strong understanding of the financial crime frameworks and related considerations of large financial institutions & intermediaries.Demonstrated capability and experience in working across digital assets and DLT within financial services A proven record of delivering large scale projectsDemonstrable sales skills and experience, including creating new ideas to expand a team’s market offering and leading sales pitches to generate new workExperience managing teams of consultants and across a range of client engagementsPositive leadership qualities and style that empowers and motivates team members Confidence to influence stakeholders and able to quickly establish credibility with clientsAbility to identify and exploit commercial sales opportunities and support colleagues in defining solutions in response Excellent written and oral presentation skills with an inspirational and collaborate style  Desirable requirements Consulting background with experience in a capital markets/digital assets risk team as part of a professional services firm (Big 4 ideal)Subject Matter Expertise on one or more topics within financial crime to support development of our internal propositions and thought leadershipUnderstanding of financial crime technology solutions in the market and best practice deployment into business-as-usual operationsA final word from us…Everybody likes to say they’re different… but we really think we are. We’re hugely proud of what we’ve managed to achieve so far, but we’re only just getting started. We’re looking for people to grow with us and are committed to helping everybody reach their destination, regardless of what that is.    Should you choose to join us, you can expect an attractive benefits package, which typically includes: FinancialA competitive salaryPension optionsBonus scheme that reflects firm and individual performanceRail and Oyster Card reimbursementColleague discountsAccess to preferential bankingLifestyle25 days holiday, with the option to buy up to an extra 10 days, plus an additional day of leave for your birthdayCompetitive maternity and paternity leave 6 days of work time each year for volunteeringDaily lunch allowanceFlextra – a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to choose benefits for you and your family, such as, travel insurance, critical illness insurance, dental insurance and discounted gym membershipsHealth and WellbeingPrivate medical insurancePersonal accident insuranceLife assurance of 4 x salary with the option to increase this via flexible benefits schemeAccess to private, remote GP appointments anytime and anywhere via a smartphoneOnline health risk questionnaireBeWell employee assistance programme for confidential information, advice, or counselling for life’s daily challengesGroup Income ProtectionNo matter what skills you bring to our team, you’ll be surrounded by spirited, naturally curious people. People who want to learn from you, and who’ll also teach you a thing or two along the way. It’s how we make a collective impact, greater than the sum of its parts. And if this isn’t the role for you but you like what you see, keep in touch. There will be other opportunities to join us. For more details about a career at KPMG, visit:

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