UK Head of Financial Crime Compliance - UK MLRO UK Head of Financial Crime Compliance - UK MLRO …

Fidelity International
in Tadworth, England, Vereinigtes Königreich
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 20 Okt 20
Negotiable
Fidelity International
in Tadworth, England, Vereinigtes Königreich
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 20 Okt 20
Negotiable
The UK Head of Financial Crime Compliance will design and implement a robust, risk-based Financial Crime Compliance programme, with a key focus on AML/CTF related matter in assuring common standards and common approaches across all UK entities and business lines. The purpose of this role is to be a key point of contact across the UK for both the business and operational teams.

About Compliance

The Compliance function guides the business units through internal and external change and assists management in ensuring compliance with applicable local laws, regulations, business standards, rules of conduct and established industry practices. As a 'trusted advisor', and proactive and challenging partner to the business, the Compliance function aims to support Fidelity International in executing its strategy through the provision of practical advice and a risk-based programme of assurance and oversight activities. The Compliance function looks to maintain strong relationships with all of Fidelity International's business units whilst at the same time remaining independent in its actions. The Compliance function operates on a global basis and is led by the Global Chief Compliance Officer.

Compliance advisory teams operate close to the business and are organised and led on a regional basis by the European, Asian and Bermuda Regional Chief Compliance Officer. Other Compliance teams are organised and led on a global basis and include 'Compliance Monitoring', 'Financial Crime Compliance', 'Compliance Strategy' and 'Fund Oversight & Assurance'. Finally, the 'Group' Compliance team provide a range of centralised services to the wider Compliance function and the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the UK Financial Crime Compliance team and work in close collaboration with FCC Functional leads
  • The development, management and oversight (including regular review) of a framework and governance structure for all UK regulated entities to effectively meet relevant regulatory requirements regarding anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing and sanctions,
  • Implementing the Global Financial Crime Prevention policy in line with evolving statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Keep up to date with statutory and regulatory developments in AML that have an impact on Fidelity's business
  • Prepare reports to the appropriate boards and support reports to the FIL Audit & Risk Committee, the FIL Board and the various UK legal entity boards
  • Undertake networking opportunities, such as attending appropriate conferences, to keep abreast of AML/ABC compliance issues in the asset management and banking industry
  • Act as the financial crime clearance gateway in relation to new products and processes

Internal & External Relationships

  • Provide subject matter expertise on FCC risk, creating and maintaining a high level of FCC awareness throughout the business
  • Develop positive and professional working relationships across Compliance, Risk and Internal Audit functions, and with senior managers throughout Fidelity International
  • Maintain regular contact with industry experts to ensure Fidelity International sustains best practice with regards to the delivery of FCC activities

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • An in-depth knowledge and experience of UK AML/CTF laws
  • Experience of holding a management position desirable, including positions in compliance or internal audit
  • Solid industry experience
  • Experience of working with UK regulatory and supervisory regimes
  • Experience of dealing with regulators and other Government bodies
  • Graduate or professionally qualified person preferred; relevant qualifications in Law, Accounting or Auditing would be an asset
  • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving ability and attention to detail
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, and in particular be able to present credibly and professionally to senior management, senior executives and Boards
  • An ability to distil and apply the requirements of regulation and the impact of regulatory change within the sphere of expertise on the FIL business
  • The ability to self-manage, organise competing priorities effectively and meet deadlines
  • Able to build strong relationships with peers and business counterparts
  • Professional qualifications such as Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) desirable
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