The Head of Financial Crime Compliance is responsible for setting policies and establishing governance relating to Financial Crimes including – Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter-Financing of Terrorism, Sanctions, Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption activities. The incumbent will lead the establishment and maintenance of robust financial crime prevention strategies and ensure that methodologies and the reporting of results are relevant and in line with regulatory expectations.
The Head of Financial Crime Compliance will manage financial crime-related risk governance frameworks, oversee compliance with financial crime legislation, rules and regulations, identify and track financial crime risks as well as oversee financial crime incident investigations and incident management and the production of regulatory submission material.
The successful candidate will have at least 12 years’ Financial Crime Compliance experience, with prior Private Banking/Wealth Management experience preferred. Applicants will ideally have gained prior experience dealing with regulators and responding to audit requests on financial crime related matters and inspections. Candidates will need to possess the ability to think strategically on issues and propose potential resolutions proactively and be confident, assertive and have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.