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Head of Financial Crime (Fintech)

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    Financial Services and Banking

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    Matt Lang

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    14 days ago

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A Fintech client of ours is looking for a Financial Crime expert to lead its growing team. Theis role will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and provide expertise across the business globally to maintain a compliance management system commensurate with all AML, terrorist financing, sanctions, and fraud risk functions.


  • Develop and maintain a financial crimes compliance risk management framework to align with emerging trends, business strategy and growth by building and leading high-performing teams, optimizing processes and implementing data-driven, technology-oriented and programmatic approaches that strengthen the effectiveness and scalability of compliance and fraud controls.
  • Enhance and execute financial crimes compliance program components, including regulatory change management, risk assessments, policies, procedures, monitoring, testing, issue management and training.
  • Oversee financial crimes compliance, including fraud, sanctions and financial intelligence functions.
  • Respond to law enforcement and other legal inquiries.
  • Perform root cause analysis and remediation of financial crimes compliance exceptions.
  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to develop innovative and effective solutions in accomplishing compliance and business objectives.
  • Maintain deep understanding of regulatory and industry developments and perform risk and impact assessments to validate compliance with laws, regulations and company standards.
  • Identify and support implementation of technology and data-driven solutions and analytical methods to facilitate compliance with current and anticipated applicable laws and regulations.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to develop others and uplift the organization’s compliance intelligence.


  • Bachelor’s degree & CAMS required
  • 10+ years of BSA experience, including experience in a startup environment
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise of global financial institutions, crypto, money service business, payments or banking compliance is a MUST
  • Experience building and managing high-performing teams

If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch!