Financial Crime Technology Consulting – Senior Consultant (London, GB, E14 5EY)


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.



Technology is at the center of Financial Crime change – and provides opportunities to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and customer experience. Getting the technology right can be the start, or the end point, of a transformation. Every organization’s needs are different. To succeed, you need innovative insight, business perspective and change expertise to unlock the potential to drive technology enabled transformation. 


Do you have a successful record of accomplishment and network in the Financial Crime sector? Have you got strong delivery experience in a top tier consultancy? Or at a financial services organisation or with a financial crime technology provider? Have you worked on projects that delivered transformational outcomes in the Financial Services industry using Data and Technology?



The opportunity


EY is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our Financial Crime Technology Consulting team within our Financial Crime and Forensics practice, based out of the UK. We have large scale plans to expand our already market leading Financial Crime Technology practice and anticipate continued growth throughout the next five years. We are a diverse team with a culture of embracing our people for who they are and empowering them to use their voice to help others find theirs.


We are driven by a purpose to detect and disrupt Financial Crime, supporting EY’s NextWave strategy to deliver long-term value to clients, people, and society, we believe we are well positioned to help our clients transform Financial Crime to respond to the challenges they face. This may be through creating the financial crime function of the future, implementing cutting edge innovative technology and data, hosting hackathons, and building assets while focusing on regulatory and customer needs. We need excellent people to join us and be part of our exciting growth strategy.



Your key responsibilities


You will focus on the development and delivery of Financial Crime Technology projects for our financial services clients across a range of Financial Crime issues and challenges that will enable our clients to better manage their financial crime risks.


Drawing on your industry knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative insights to our clients, adapt methods and practices to fit the operational team and cultural needs and contribute to thought leadership. You will also actively improve operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, in line with EY’s commitment to quality.


As a Senior Consultant you will bring a passion for delivering an exceptional client service experience. You will have a collaborative mind-set and an ability to work well in a team, ideally in a project environment. You have excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills and an understanding of how to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders. You bring strong analytical skills and are confident in tackling new topics.


You can expect leading class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.



Client Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to deliver Financial Crime technology change and transformation

  • Create a compelling future vision and strategy

  • Assist in managing financial aspects of engagements by organising staffing, tracking fees, and communicating issues to engagement managers

  • Identify opportunities for EY to assist our clients further and bring these ideas to the engagement manager

  • Build strong internal relationship within the Financial Crime & Forensics practice and within Consulting


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • You will be able to demonstrate project experience and client knowledge gained from professional practise across one or more of the following areas of Financial Crime Technology:

    • KYC, Customer Due Diligence, pKYC and customer risk rating methodology

    • Name screening, payments screening and adverse media screening

    • Transaction Monitoring

    • Trade Finance

    • Convergence of AML, Fraud and other economic crime risks and controls

    • Financial Crime Target Operating Model

  • 2+ years’ related work experience e.g., Financial Crime change and transformation, Financial Crime IT, Financial Crime project management, Financial Crime systems implementation and optimisation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for stakeholder management, report writing, client presentations, and project management


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Agile experience and/or Scrum Master Certification

  • Financial Crime Certifications such as ICA or ACAMS

  • Experience with process simplification and optimisation

  • Experience with one or more financial crime solution providers

  • Experience with performing and reviewing data analysis

  • Experience in Financial Crime technology architecture and/ or experience in Financial Crime technology requirements   


What working at EY offers


We offer an attractive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings, and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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