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Deputy MLRO

  • Location

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Financial Services, Wealth & Investment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits

  • Consultant:

    Rachael Brooks

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is a global name in Financial Services. They are looking for a Deputy MLRO to act as a Financial Crime Specialist in their compliance team on a permanent basis.


Reporting to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO), the Deputy MLRO's purpose will be to act as an SME for financial crime. They will maintain policy processes, monitor transactional behaviour, and ensure compliance.


Typical duties of the Deputy MLRO will be:


  • Attending committee meetings
  • Leading on projects related to financial crime
  • Reviewing the quality of work produced by other teams and providing training as required
  • Providing general compliance advice to colleagues and management
  • Interpreting the application of regulatory requirements specifically related to financial crime (including Anti-bribery & Corruption and Anti-tax Evasion requirements)
  • Assisting the MLRO with client due diligence visits
  • Liaison with Regulatory Change on new rules, regulatory or legislative changes applicable to financial crime
  • Providing support and assistance with interpretation of KYC requirements
  • Undertaking reviews of internal suspicious activity reports
  • Reviewing output from transaction monitoring system
  • Ad hoc project work


The Deputy MLRO will meet the following skillset:


  • Proven working experience in a financial crime related role
  • Relevant professional certification (CAMS desirable)
  • Experience of compiling complex MI data for senior management and Board
  • Understanding regulatory requirements within the investment management industry
  • A working knowledge of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) and the Jersey Financial Services Commission ("JFSC") rules and regulations
  • A working knowledge of changes in the market and to products and legislation


This is an excellent opportunity for a Financial Crime specialist to deputise for the MLRO of world-renowned organisation within the Financial Services arena. The company offers fantastic company benefits and is able to offer exposure to international markets.


If you believe your background meets the criteria, please apply with a copy of your CV.


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