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Financial Crime Manager

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Line of service
Manager/Senior Professional
Deals - Forensic Services
Across all industries
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Full Time
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About the role

Our rapidly-growing Financial Crime team supports many of the firm’s leading clients, largely within the banking and financial services sector. We deliver both remediation and managed services, from client premises and our purpose-built delivery centre in Belfast. We cover a broad range of financial crime-related work for clients, including compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements, completing Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and sanctions reviews and carrying out alert and transaction monitoring.

Who we are looking for

As a manager, you would be responsible for the following:

  • Working on client delivery projects, you will provide Subject Matter insight and advice around various financial crime reviews
  • Coach, train and mentor junior members of the team who are delivering projects
  • Autonomously, accurately, and effectively conduct AML, sanctions, FCPA, and fraud related quality control reviews across various client projects
  • Identify risks and related controls as well as test and evaluate processes and controls effectiveness
  • Perform special reviews or projects, if necessary
  • Maintain a current awareness and understanding of the regulatory environment and a working knowledge of regulations
  • Assist in preparation for client visits
What is in it for you?

You will be encouraged to continuously develop your career and grow within the team; and you will encourage others to do the same. You will receive quality training that covers both technical and ‘soft’ skills; and will work in an environment where you will be encouraged to be dynamic and imaginative with the emphasis always on serving clients' needs.

The role will be based in Belfast, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of AML and sanctions laws and regulations as well as background in internal controls, risk management, and best practices.
  • Experience working in an operational role
  • Ability to review regulatory requirements or guidance and analyse information to develop testing methodology.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge, such as analytical/judgment skills and critical thinking, with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, organize tasks efficiently, and perform QC testing function accurately.
  • Strong analytical skills to identify, document, present, and report issue
  • Ability to quickly grasp and understand varying Bank products and services and how they may be exploited for money laundering or terrorist financing activities and financial crimes.
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and professional.
  • Problem solving skills with proven ability to turn findings into executable plans.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and establish collaborative relationships with business partners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Operate effectively under pressure and ability to meet deadlines and multitask.
  • Professional certifications preferred (i.e. ACAMS certification, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner)



Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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