Financial Crime & Compliance Manager

  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Mar 15, 2021
Full time Banking Compliance Finance Management Risk

Job Description

Liveware Group, The UK’s Fintech Recruiter has been instructed by a well known, exciting and leading fintech organisation to recruit a suitably experienced Financial Crime Compliance Manager for their North East office.

This is a pivotal role within the organisations management team growth structure and you will report directly to the Head of Compliance Executive. Managing Financial Crime, Risk and Compliance Team and growing a team of analysts you will be a skilled manager with at least 5+ years’ experience within a similar role.

The company is in continuous growth and the ideal candidate will be flexible in their approach and have the ability to roll their sleeves up and lead from the front. This is a role for someone who is keen to grow and progress with the company and contribute to its success.


The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • Recognised educational qualifications and a professional qualification such as Compliance of AML from a recognised body eg ICA or ACAMS
  • Knowledge of e-money and Payment service regulations
  • Ability to implement and deliver a compliance monitoring programme
  • Promote and monitor compliance with Anti-Financial Crime policies and procedures
  • Conduct business-wide risk assessments
  • Manage the financial crime team on a day to day basis
  • Provide comprehensive control of the financial crime team through quality assurance, sampling, thematic reviews, data gathering and analysis to ensure that fraud and financial crime processes are being applied
  • Assist in developing financial crime policies, standards and procedures
  • Assist the MLRO with other financial crime related tasks and projects as required.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of UK and EU AML and CTF regulation
  • Knowledge of e-money regulation and Payment Services Regulation
  • Financial crime risk management and assessment tools and techniques
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a financial crime and compliance role working within an FCA regulated business
  • Strong numerical analysis skills
  • SQL
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and being able to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in managing and scaling a team


Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Salary is negotiable

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