Financial Crime - Compliance Testing Manager
Glasgow, United Kingdom
15d ago

The position requires strong stakeholder management and communication skills and a first class understanding of UK Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Regulations.


Our client is an Investment Bank with a world-class reputation for quality and service.

The business provides a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

They serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,000 offices globally

The talent and passion of its people has been critical to its ongoing success. The company provides a strong foundation for building a professional career a place for people to learn, to achieve and to grow, sharing a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and a strong team ethic.


  • Conduct testing to review and assess the effectiveness of the Firm’s AML policies and procedures and controls
  • Define test scope and design specific testing steps for each applicable area of review
  • Communicate test results, present identified issues to the business, work with the business to develop and implement a plan of corrective action and prepare written reports
  • Track status of corrective action plans agreed upon with the business
  • Maintain detailed and organized documentation of work product
  • Coordinate with other professionals in the organization, including Compliance advisory teams, other Compliance Monitoring and Testing Groups and Internal Audit
  • Remain current on industry rules, regulations and best practices to help ensure that the testing program meets regulatory standards
  • Experience

  • Professional experience gained in Financial Crime or Regulatory Compliance or experience within Compliance testing or equivalent (e.g. Internal Audit)
  • Experience within a large financial institution or global consulting / auditing firm or regulatory body preferred
  • Knowledge

  • Ideally some understanding of financial markets and products (in particular, Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and Investment Banking / Capital Markets)
  • Understanding of UK Money Laundering Regulations and Know Your Customer requirements is strongly preferred
  • Skills

  • Excellent written communication skills : able to describe complex issues accurately and succinctly
  • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple reviews with different individuals at the same time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, necessary to work effectively with colleagues across regions and business units
  • Developed investigative skills : inquiry and analysis, interviewing, testing, organisation and presentation (both written and oral)
  • Ability to research and resolve issues autonomously whilst working across teams to acquire information
  • Qualifications

  • A University degree or equivalent with strong academic credentials
  • Certification as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by ACAMS or equivalent AML certification / license or certification within 15 months of hire
  • To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply by sending your application to scott.maxwell quoting reference UK770996.

    Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Scott in our Edinburgh Office on 0131 555 9867, quoting Ref No. UK770996.

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