Head of Financial Crime and Money Laundering Compliance – Wealth International

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March 11, 2019
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Great role opportunity to set and implement strategic vision for WIN Financial Crime Compliance and monitor compliance with legislation, oversee Business Acceptance Forums to mitigate Financial Crime risk, and advise on same reviewing new products and initiatives.  Postholder will act as MLCO and DMLRO; test effectiveness of financial crime related policies, awareness and training; prepare AML Business Risk Assessment annually; ensure reviews undertaken for CDD, EDD, PEP and risk based approach, and report on and mitigate risk; monitor related regulatory changes and international best practice; support delivery, deployment and review of Money Laundering Surveillance Solutions and Sanctions Screening solutions to address and manage Money Laundering and Terror Financing risks; drive related changes and projects; identify technology and operational needs, and draft related Business Requirement Specifications and Change Requests; deal with legal/potential legal action; advise on CDD; provide and approve KPIs and KPAs and drive employee personal growth; ensure strong stakeholder relationships; take part in jurisdiction and country regulator visits; attend external relevant industry forums.

Candidate will have LLB/B.Comm Honours Degree/Honours Degree in Business Administration/equal experience; Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist/equal qualification; LLM/Masters in Business Administration/B.Com Honours/equal experience; at least 7 years experience in AML & Terror Financing Compliance in banking/finance industry in corporate investment banking/Rest of Africa, at least 5 years of which in senior management.

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For more details contact Rosy Dessain on 888345 or rosy.dessain@thomasdessain.com