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Financial Crime Executive - Commercial Finance

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Finance & Accounting

£50000 + Bonus + Excellent Blue Chip Benefits

Location: UK, East Anglia, Midlands East, Midlands West, South East (inc Home Counties), Thames Valley (M4 Corridor)

Financial Crime Executive - Commercial Finance


“A champion of integrity and compliance.”


£50000 + Bonus + Benefits


East Midlands (Office Based)


Our client is a leading asset finance broker and lender searching for a Financial Crime Executive. This opportunity is tailored for a professional who wants to safeguard financial operations and drive ethical business practices. We are specifically seeking candidates with experience of the B2B SME financial services sector.


As the Financial Crime Executive, you will play a crucial role in operations, developing and overseeing fraud prevention and AML Anti Money Laundering processes. Your investigative prowess will be essential in determining the legitimacy of applications flagged by advanced detection systems.


With a hands-on approach to fraud investigations, you will ensure the integrity of transactions and maintain the highest compliance standards.


Working alongside the Head of Compliance, you will help to evolve current frameworks and lead initiatives to fortify our client’s defences as they expand.


This position calls for a candidate comfortable in navigating complex investigations and has the insight needed to align safeguards with business growth.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Undertake meticulous fraud investigations to unravel and resolve cases of potential fraud.
  • Craft, uphold, and refine Financial Crime and AML Policies and Procedures, ensuring they meet the dynamic needs of the business.
  • Spearhead the AML screening process for ongoing transactions, guaranteeing continuous compliance.
  • Enhance systems and controls, ensuring robustness in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Contribute to high-risk reviews, SAR Suspicious Activity Reporting completion, and submissions alongside the MLRO Money Laundering Risk Officer.


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Skills and Experience Required:


  • A proven track record in financial crime prevention in financial services, ideally gained within a growing SME or disruptor environment, with a keen insight into fraud prevention mechanisms.
  • A deep understanding of financial crime legislation and regulation, including the Financial Crime Handbook and JMLSG Joint Money Laundering Steering Group guidance.
  • Demonstrated competency in fraud investigations and identifying red flags in SME finance applications.
  • Excellent decision-making skills, with the ability to act autonomously and shoulder responsibility.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, aiding in stakeholder engagement and board-level discussions.
  • Familiarity with CIFAS, SIRA or Hunter highly desirable


Personal Attributes:


  • Curious and inquisitive with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal as you will be presenting to senior executives and colleagues cross functionally.
  • A highly organised individual, capable of thriving under pressure and meeting critical deadlines.
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach, paired with sound commercial acumen.
  • An ability to work independently as well as collaborate effectively within teams.
  • A confident personality to constructively and diplomatically question and challenge.


How to Apply:


For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please email your CV, quoting reference LX 1910348 


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