Emily Jane Ashley
23 days ago
Founded less than 6 years ago my Client has since paved the way in the Fintech market with one of the fastest growing platforms of its kind.
With a global footprint and over 2,500 employees my client is forecast to expand rapidly over the next 5 years.
Individual must be fluent French and willing to relocate to Malta or Ireland.
About the role:
The Financial Crimes Manager will report to the country’s Head of Compliance & MLRO and be responsible for supporting my Client in preventing its products and services from being used for a wide range of Financial Crimes.The role will furthermore involve acting as the Company’s TRACFIN correspondent with the French Regulatory Authorities.
In this role, you will be required to:
●Carry out customer account reviews in order to determine whether a reasonable suspicion of ML/FT exists.
●Liaise with the Compliance Team to ensure that sufficient EDD has been requested and obtained on customers in according to their risk rating.
●Review and further investigate adverse media, PEP and sanction-related escalations and present results to the Deputy MLRO.
●Extract and compile customer data required for the submission of external reports with the FIAU and responding to Law Enforcement Requests.
●Assist the Financial Crimes Team in reviewing cases escalated by the Ongoing Monitoring Teams and file external reports to the FIAU as applicable.
●Assist in the drafting and implementation of internal procedures to facilitate the escalation process.
●Implement the Company’s AML/CFT policies and procedures as well as maintain a working knowledge of local AML/CFT regulations, best practices, internal controls and AML/CFT risk management practices.
●Act as the Company’s TRACFIN correspondent and permanent control officer with the French Regulatory Authorities.
●Ensure that the Company is compliant with it’s AML obligations under French Law.
●Must have strong written and verbal communication skills in French and English.
●Minimum of three years of relevant experience in an AML/CFT role within a financial institution.
●A thorough understanding of AML/CFT regulations within the financial services/fintech industry in France.
●General compliance experience in multiple fields including AML, Sanctions, KYC and Onboarding.
●Hands on experience in conducting financial crime investigations and writing corresponding narratives.
●Strong organizational skills – must be multi-tasked oriented and able to balance priorities and deadlines.
●Knowledge of digital assets and fintech products is preferred.
●CAMS certification, or willingness to obtain, preferred.
●Attractive compensation package working in a cutting-edge field of Fintech.
●Work in a dynamic environment and be part of a growing international team.