Financial Crime Team Leader

Recruiter
Kind Consultancy Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£40,000 per annum
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Kind Consultancy is working with a well-established retail financial services organisation who, as part of their ongoing growth and success, are now seeking a Financial Crime Team Leader to join their Birmingham office.

As Financial Crime Team Leder you will report to the Head of Financial crime and focus on supporting, developing and managing the Financial Crime Operational team, with key responsibilities including:

  • Acting as Financial Crime subject matter expert for the business
  • Motivating, leading and developing a team of up to 10 staff carrying out AML and Fraud activities
  • Supporting the personal development of each team member by agreeing on clear objectives and creating meaning personal development plans to help them excel in their roles
  • Pro-actively providing Financial Crime advice and guidance to team members, the wider business and third parties
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to build effective working relationships and reach mutually beneficial solutions
  • Assessing and prioritising resource to ensure all activities are completed within agreed timescales
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of regulatory changes, policy changes and trends in criminal activity to ensure the team is well informed and effective
  • Acting as a nominated officer when requested, reviewing internal suspicious activity reports
  • Participating in complex fraud and AML investigations when required
  • Overall accountability for delivery of key Financial Crime performance indicators and objectives

Our ideal candidate for the Financial Crime Team Leader role:

  • Has substantial experience of working in a Financial Crime environment in a supervisory role
  • Has a good working knowledge of current Financial Crime legislation and a proven ability to work with Financial Crime systems, eg. SIRA
  • Has well-developed people management skills, with experience of leading and developing staff
  • Is a pro-active decision maker, requiring minimal supervision
  • Has a working understanding of fraud prevention tools and some knowledge of motor and/or mortgage fraud
  • Has experience of being a Nominated Officer
  • Holding a fraud or money laundering related qualification would be desirable
  • Is a clear and confident communicator in both writing and speech
  • Has excellent information gathering and analytical skills

If you're interested in the Financial Crime Team Leader opportunity and have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with an up to date CV today.