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Financial Crime MLRO

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Ellen Todd

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading Corporate & Investment bank are looking for a Financial Crime MLRO to join their brand new office in Paris. Within this role, you will be reporting to the Global Head of Financial Crime, Corporate. 

The Financial Crime department sits within the Compliance division and oversees the assessment and understanding of the implications of new and emerging legal/regulatory requirements relating to Anti Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABC) and Sanctions.


They are looking for someone who has:

  • Expertise in Financial Crime (including domestic and international laws, regulations, and best practices regarding Financial Crime (5-7 years’ experience).
  • Expertise in assessing and mitigating Financial Crime risks
  • Liaised with local/French regulators
  • Fluency in English
  • Proven technical expertise in understanding, assessing and mitigating the Financial Crime risks,
  • A strong understanding of the current environment and key issues within financial services
  • Skillful co-ordination in working across a wide range of stakeholders both within and beyond the function
  • Creative and forward-thinking, striving to improve and find solutions through effective innovation and project management

You will be involved in:

  • Performing risk assessments of the activity of the bank and ensure the appropriate controls to mitigate the risk are implemented.
  • Oversee the activities in France to ensure compliance with the bank's applicable Financial Crime standards and related local laws and regulations
  • Report to BI France related Financial Crime issues to relevant stakeholders and provide MI as appropriate.
  • Act as the point of contact to the French regulator
  • Act as a reporting officer and correspondent to French FIU TRACFIN
  • Investigate suspicious activities and report them to the French FIU
  • Monitor regulatory changes in France impacting the company's Financial Crime processes 
  • Update France training materials as necessary 
  • Provide guidance and expertise to the bank and other key stakeholders, including senior management in relation to Financial Crime related queries and issues.