Associate Director for Financial Crime

London, London
£110,000 - £140,000 per annum
23 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Associate Director - Financial Crime
Location: London
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

Our company client is an exciting organisation rapidly expanding who are currently looking to appoint a dynamic and tenacious Associate Director - Financial Crime to join their talented team based in London.This is an excellent opportunity for career development.

Main responsibilities for this position will involve:

* Oversight and / or delivery of won engagements, including proactive management of risks and issues to safeguard and enhance the reputation and brand
* Creating bespoke, innovative and proportionate insights and solutions for clients and adapting methods and practices to fit their business needs
* The candidate should expect to work on a variety of project based work over a cross section of projects, focusing on FS and the UK, although this may expand to other geographies
* Delivery of financial and organisational targets in line with the agreed FCR business plan
* Development of good working relationships with other key stakeholders within the business to ensure a joined up and collaborative proposition, in particular Managed Client Services, Advisory Services, Sales and Marketing
* Continuous development of the reputation of firm's FCR practice through diverse media including client meetings and networking, external publications, attendance at events
* Ensure high levels of utilisation and seek to identify opportunities on current projects and in the wider market
* To ensure staff are annually appraised and provide development opportunities in line with their own PDPs and wider objectives
* Business development - the job holder will develop and support the function and the wider business to maximise opportunities across the market
* Growing valued relationships with external clients and industry contacts
* Be recognised as an industry expert (SME)
* Delivering against key targets and performance indicators
* Creating thought leadership and other SME / brand enhancing collateral with an expectation to participate in marketing, knowledge sharing and practice development.

Experience and key competencies required:

* Expert technical knowledge of FCR in general and specifically, Fraud risk, ABC, transaction monitoring, compliance, risk, screening, KYC etc including an understanding of industry and regulatory best practice, an awareness of relevant technology solutions that support compliance, key processes and operating models commonly used
* Effective leadership, project management and teamwork skills, including an ability to manage teams and projects, including smaller assignments, where specific expertise in investigations and relevant regulation will be necessary
* Broad knowledge of UK Financial Services, including regulation, the Governments Joint Fraud Taskforce, industry trends and market and competitor activity
* Proven experience in fraud and financial crime with the ability to manage risks associated with client engagements, ideally having worked in a financial services consulting firm or similar previously
* Current forensic experience or recent previous experience within a consulting firm or bank
* Business development skills including engaging with clients and the articulation of compelling solutions to address client needs
* Strong thought leadership in all aspects of FCR management with experience of article writing/presenting on technical topics
* Expert problem solving skills
* Excellent communication skills with an ability to work in a collaborative team
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience of drafting reports and other deliverables suitable for presentation to a client
* Strong project management, organisational skills and attention to detail

Preferred abilities:

* Strong academic background, ideally a 2:1 at degree level or equivalent
* Professional qualifications (ICA, ACAMS, ACFE - CFE or any other fraud and financial crime related qualifications)

Personality metrics:

* Employees are described as dependable, driven and collaborative.
* Confidential, reliable and genuine
* Dynamic, passionate and determined
* Friendly, compassionate and cooperative

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.