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Financial Crime Compliance Team Leader

Sofia, Sofia · Accounting/Finance
The Financial Crime Compliance ("FCC") Team Leader ("TL") provides direct supervision and management of Financial Crime Compliance Monitoring team members and workload. The team's role and primary function is to conduct regulatory screening, reporting, inquiry resolution and escalation handling as part of the Firm's ongoing monitoring.
The role will require the TL to be responsive to the needs of the business and proactive in devising solutions to meet industry standards in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

  • Supervise, train and develop the Financial Crime Compliance Monitoring Associates
  • Manage escalations from the Financial Crime Compliance department and outside business units
  • Manage day to day regulatory queries from the front office and other business stakeholders
  • Maintain a deep understanding of UK and EU AML/CTF regulatory requirements, developments, sector-specific regulation and industry best practice
  • Partner with the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance to facilitate implementation of Financial Crime related policies & procedures to ensure compliance with such policies & procedures
  • Prepare and publish management information reporting by providing timely, accurate and comprehensive reports of vetting findings to relevant stakeholders as required, including proposals for improvements to procedures
  • Maintain Financial Crime Compliance manuals, policies, and procedures consistent with regulatory obligations
  • Work collaboratively with other compliance functions to implement standardised policy and procedure as far as local rules allow
  • Oversee and review automated alerts and ensure they are managed in a timely manner and that the appropriate status and appropriate approvals are obtained
  • Assist with enterprise wide FCC training development and delivery on various topics related to global FCC
  • Provide advice, analysis and/or resolution on Financial Crime Compliance related concerns and queries
  • Provide training and support to other team members as appropriate to provide alternative coverage
  • Develop and maintain strong knowledge retention and ensuring FCC teams are well-versed in policies, procedures and regulatory changes.

Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years Compliance or relevant department experience in a financial institution
  • Knowledge of financial markets, commodities, forex and on-line trading platforms
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and compliance requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or related area
  • Sound proven compliance experience or relevant department experience
  • Ability to work with the business and build strong working relationships
  • Team player and able to prioritize in a fast moving, constantly changing environment
  • Analytical and problem solving skills; and attention to detail
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Fluent English
  • 2-4 years of prior experience in modeling and analytics
  • Prior experience in Banking, Insurance or other Financial Services business
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and compliance requirements
  • A talent for gathering, organizing and simplifying complex information from multiple sources and systems; ability to produce succinct reports
  • Knowledge of financial markets, commodities, forex and on-line trading platforms
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • An advanced understanding of regulations.
  • Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9am-6pm

What we offer:
  • Dynamic and Friendly work environment
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Opportunity to join a great team
  • Social Incentives Package
  • Team outings and corporate events
If you are interested, please send your CV in English.
All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. IC Recruiting Ltd. Recruitment license from National Agency of Employment No 2087/22.07.2016.

InterContinental Recruiting

Please contact us with any questions:

(w) 359 2 811 1366
Recruitment license from National Agency of Employment No 2087 / 22.07.2016
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