Head of Compliance & MLRO - Private Bank

Posted 3 days ago by MERJE Ltd

Our Client

Our client is a long established and highly regarded UK financial services organisation.

An exceptional opportunity exists for an individual to formulate, execute and document the Company’s Compliance strategy, manage and lead the compliance team, provide appropriate assurance to the Board and Management as to compliance with appropriate regulation and legislation and act as the firms Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).

The role is a Senior Manager under the SMCR, and you are subject to both the PRA / FCA Individual, and Senior Manager Conduct rules.

The Role

  • To formulate and document the Company’s compliance strategy based on government legislation and the regulators rules and guidance on best practice.
  • To develop and implement appropriate controls and monitoring in the context of the business model to ensure that the firms meets its statutory and regulatory obligations
  • As Data Protection Officer, to take the lead in providing expert advice and the promotion of data protection compliance and best practice in setting and maintaining standards and procedures across the firm.
  • To work with all areas of the business to embed the culture of good compliance practice and in particular treating customers fairly.
  • To act as the firms MLRO, managing the team and ensuring the firm meets its regulatory responsibilities
  • Ensure the timely provision of reporting and management information
  • Responsibility for the Compliance Advisory, Monitoring and AML teams (different locations)
  • Provide assurance to the Executive Committee that the team is able to produce and deliver effective plans and programmes in relation to all compliance areas
  • Attendance at the Board Risk, Compliance and Legal Committee

Key Requirements

  • A deep understanding of Compliance and financial crime as a discipline within a wealth management or private banking environment
  • Strong familiarity with the regulatory environment, particularly PRA/FCA
  • Excellent people management skills. Ability to motivate/inspire the team and its members to perform and add value to the broader business
  • Confident and comfortable communicating with teams and individuals across all hierarchical levels
  • Strong commercial focus

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Services
  • Investment

Reference: 34382801

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