PSD are working on an exclusive assignment to appoint the next MLRO (EMEA) for this fast growing global financial technology business.
Reporting to the Regional Head of Compliance, the MLRO will be responsible for all Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing issues in EMEA and will be the accountable person.
A subject matter expert for product development and effective at internal stakeholder management.
This role will manage a team of eight and overseeing the Suspicious Activity Reporting function and the Advisory function, with the aim to further grow the team.
This is a broad role and will encompass anti-bribery & corruption and KYC, implementing and managing programmes, audits, record management and licence registrations, and ensure compliance with laws, regulation and company policies and procedures.
What we are looking for
The successful candidate will have previously overseen an anti-money laundering framework, and will have experience in either a money transfer business, a fin tech firm or a digital challenger bank.
Knowledge of AML and CTF legislation is essential, and the person must be fit under FCA legislation.
The role requires someone who is hands on, with the ability to manage, grow and retain a high performing team, and the competence to effectively build strong relationships with senior stakeholders.
An impressive academic background coupled with experience of working at a senior and accountable level in Fin Crime.