Financial Crime Operations Manager

£50,000 | XXX | Permanent
Posted 1 year ago

Reporting to the Senior Manager, the jobholder will be instrumental in assisting in the build of the company's newly created Financial Crime function by providing subject matter expertise in relation to financial crime and ensuring that the systems and processes are tested and fully embedded. The Operations Manger will be responsible for a number of teams that fall under Financial Crime including Transaction Monitoring Unit (TMU), Court Production Order team (CPO) and the Customer Payments Screening team (CP&S). The jobholder will be responsible for managing these teams post migration including the coordination of projects and resources to ensure customers are provided with a high quality cost efficient service, contributing to the effective leadership of team members and the strategic direction of the function. As such, experience of leading operational teams and carrying out sanctions PEP’s, SARS and CPO is essential.


Manages self (and team) to ensure adherence to our risk and compliance policies and relevant external regulatory frameworks
Contributes to the development and achievement of business plans, providing insightful information, guidance and advice, enabling business areas to assess the downstream implications linked to their decisions
Recommends areas for change and supports leadership in delivery of agreed change projects to achieve continuous improvement
Acts as a functional specialist and offers technical advice and support to an operational team
Provision of financial crime advice and support to the Financial Crime Migration Project Team during build, to ensure all financial crime legal and regulatory requirements are considered and implemented compliantly
Support in the Target Operating Model and Organisational Design build.
Design, document & maintain Level 4 & 5 processes and procedures to ensure all activities are implemented compliantly and in line with Policy requirements
Ensure there is a robust suite of transaction monitoring rules in place to identify unusual money laundering behaviours through system alerts
Create a robust suite of Management Information relevant for the TMU function in order to manage the team and report findings at financial crime meetings
Assist with the investigation, escalation and decisions of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), including complex SARs and Consent cases
Management of TMU escalations and engagement with stakeholders through to resolution
Lead, develop and support the CPO team, providing Subject Matter Expertise in terms of interpretation of legal orders and law enforcement enquiries
Deliver and maintain team training programme

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sara Susman
0161 237 0006

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