Head of Financial Crime (MLRO)

Job Title: Head of Financial Crime (MLRO)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bens
REF: 12414_1523559269
Contact Name: Ben Sargent
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Oliver James are supporting a start-up Bank in London in their search for a Head of Financial Crime & MLRO. The role sits on the senior leadership team and will be integral to the growth and success of the organisation.

My client are a UK based, start-up bank, currently midway through the banking authorisation process, which will complete early next year. At present their product offerings extend to unsecured loans and deposits, though when authorised, they will include: savings, loans and transactional banking as they look to expand their proposition to the market.

Given the nature of the business, this role is very much a green-field opportunity, and will be tasked with establishing a Financial Crime framework for the bank, having complete responsibility for managing AML, Fraud and Financial Crime. As the bank grows, you will also be responsible for developing and growing a Financial Crime team.

You will report into a high-calibre CRO, who has extensive and successful experience operating at this level within challenger and start up banks.

My client is looking for a high quality Head of Financial Crime with experience of working within an entrepreneurial environment, either in a challenger bank or a lender. If you are a Deputy MLRO, looking to make a step up to MLRO, my client would be interested in your profile as well.

There is a competitive salary on offer with a bonus, pension and healthcare on offer to supplement the basic salary.