Senior Manager - Financial Crime / KYC

REF: 903970_1592573435

19/06/2020
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £50000 to £60000
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS Group are delighted to be partnering with a Global Financial Services company who are searching for a Senior Manager within their Financial Crime team based in Belfast.

The Client

My client are one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, they help their clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, to create the value they want.

My client delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. They bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resource and an unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost effective solution to operational delivery challenges.

The Role

As a Senior Manager in Operate, you'll work as part of a team to help clients handle critical projects, programmes and processes, from keeping pace with regulation to trackling transformation. You'll be responsible for the global rollout of a technology platform within the Know your Customer (KYC) and Know your Business (KYB) space. You'll be experienced and knowledgeable about the points where financial regulations and technology meet and be well acquainted with the RegTech and FinTech space.

The Technology platform you'll be working in is developed in house and you'll work closely with the technology leadership team ensuring that releases meet business needs and adhere to all internal technology and security standards as well as the appropriate regional regulatory and compliance requirements.

Responsibilities include:
  • Taking action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all

  • Establishing the root causes of issues and tackling them, rather than just the symptoms

  • Moving easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail

  • Advising stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area

  • Building trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation

  • Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Essential Criteria

  • Good understanding of Technology

  • Background in Financial Services, particularly with a view to regulation

  • Experience of working in (or with) a professional services firm or consultancy

  • Experience of interacting with senior stakeholders and communicate with impact (both verbally and written)

  • Experience with rolling out technology solutions cross territory

  • Knowledge of APIs/security/localisation/cyber security

  • Commercial Acumen, with respect to negotiations

  • Understanding of Project Governance and Risk Management

Desirable Criteria

  • Specific KYC/KYB domain knowledge

  • Technical Background

  • Experience working with Technology vendors

  • Strong commercial skill set with product commercialisation and the delivery of an operational model - transitioning a build into a managed service

  • Experience of the cloud technology stack and working with/implementing solutions across the major cloud vendors

  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Effective leadership skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong influencing, team working and coaching skills

The Offer

  • Market leading package

  • Benefits package including PMI, Life Assurance, Income Protection Insurance & Personal Accident Cover

  • Gym discounts

  • Generous Holiday Entitlement

  • Top Pension Scheme

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Matthew Woods, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group

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