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Head of Compliance

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
  • Job reference: Head Role
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 17/01/2018
Looking for a French-speaking Head of Compliance to join a global bank specialising in African investments.The bank is regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority and has been an established provider of financial services since 2004.

As a Head of compliance, you will be responsible for meeting the regulatory requirements for the Bank, its branches, and subsidiaries.

  • Plan, develop and implement the compliance strategy to meet the Regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare and undertake a risk-based annual Compliance Monitoring Programme
  • Actively support and advise the Business and Senior Management on the relevant Regulatory requirement and the changes to the regulatory landscape.
  • Develop the procedures and controls for the entire Compliance Department
  • Maintain relationships the FCA/PRA
  • Assist the Bank in understanding and addressing all applicable regulations
  • Ensure Client Due Diligence is robust
  • Provide training on Compliance related matters to Business
    • Assess the AML risks linked to the Bank’s client portfolio and conduct daily transaction monitoring.
    • Prepare annual MLRO report to Audit Committee, in addition to quarterly updates as requested
    • Administer the Bank’s sanctions programme and make disclosures to the Asset Freezing Unit as and when necessary.

  • At least 2 years experience working with clients or financial institutions in MENA and a further 5 years experience in a compliance department.
  • Fluent French
  • Knowledge of te FCA handbook
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits to you:
  • Stylish offices in the city center with views on London
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An attractive pension
  • Childcare vouchers and more
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