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Forensics - Financial Crime Manager: Transform - London

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Line of service
Deals
Grade
Manager-Consultant
Specialism
Deals - Forensic Services
Industry
Across all industries
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
24214BR

Job description

About the team

We are investing in our Financial crimes practice in the UK and globally. The Financial crimes unit in the UK works with clients to manage business risk through responsive and robust investigations driven by analytics, remediation built around technologies to improve efficiency and transformation projects that aim to emerge stronger from unplanned events or change clients financial crime functions for the better through enhanced controls, monitoring systems, analytics, improved policy and procedures and more effective risk management.

What makes the Financial Crime team stand out is our ability to combine a legacy of complex investigations experience, with regulatory consulting expertise, with a focus on transformation for the future. Technologists are a core part of the team structure and delivery model, which complements our broader team. We also have a number of joint business relationships with regulatory technology providers that form part of our client solutions and investments. As a global practice we are ranked as a vanguard consultancy by ALM Consulting research 2017.

About the role

We support our clients with a range of services, including:

  • Advising clients on interpreting relevant Financial Crime regulations, for example the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and UK Bribery Act 2010, as well as sanctions regimes

  • Undertaking current state assessments and building Money Laundering / Sanctions, Fraud and Anti-Bribery & Corruption risk assessments from scratch, to support clients understand where their greatest exposure is and how they can successfully mitigate those risks

  • Applying consulting skills to help clients enhance and improve their financial crime departments, processes and systems

  • Designing target operating models for Front Office and Financial Crime Compliance teams, so that they satisfy the regulatory need for independence, whilst maximising the organisation’s ability to mitigate Financial Crime risks

  • Reviewing, designing and implementing Financial Crime policies, procedures, training and controls

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • Actively contributing on client-facing project work, being self-starting and motivated to produce the required high standard of deliverables

  • Managing projects, including overall project delivery, budgets and risk management

  • Supporting or leading meetings or interviews with senior client stakeholders from the Front Office, Compliance or the C-Suite

  • Developing and owning a variety of Financial Crime propositions and delivery methodologies

  • Building and maintaining relationships, both internally within the PwC network and externally with clients

  • Supporting sales through work on bids, proposal responses and developing new opportunities

  • Demonstrating a keen interest in the development of people

Essential skills and experience

In order to be successful you will need to show ability in most of the following areas:

  • Understanding of the relevant Financial Services and Financial Crime specific regulations in the UK

  • An understanding of Financial Crime risks within the financial services sector, including awareness of the FCA’s approach to reducing financial crime

  • Some experience of understanding how to manage Financial Crime risk through the use of robustly designed controls

  • Experience of different financial crime risk management techniques and methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, ideally using a variety of technology platforms

  • Some experience of liaising or working with Compliance or Front Office teams at financial services organisations, including investment and retail banks, asset managers and insurers

You will also need to have:

  • A track record of managing project delivery and project teams, including the ability to meet deadlines, overcome challenges, manage stakeholder expectations and produce high quality project deliverables

  • The ability to develop new ideas into structured, deliverable proposals and projects

  • The ability to identify and address client needs, develop and maintain meaningful client relationships

  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and be agile in approach

  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with client and internal staff at all grades

  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills

  • The willingness to travel within the UK and abroad, if needed

Desirable Skills:

  • A good understanding of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, UK Bribery Act 2010 and broader Financial Crime related guidance and good practice and how risks emanating from regulation can be managed across a spectrum of financial services organisations

  • Previous experience of drafting Financial Crime policies, procedures, governance documentation, or designing and testing Financial Crime related controls

  • Experience of working with a range of financial services organisations as a consultant, in-house in a Compliance related role or in the enforcement, supervision or market oversight function at the UK Regulator

  • Knowledge of both the UK and global Sanctions regimes and an understanding of how they are applied in practice within Financial Services firms

Who we’re looking for

We are currently looking for experienced managers and senior managers with expertise in the prevention, detection and investigation of Financial Crime issues, including money laundering, fraud, sanctions, bribery & corruption and other regulatory malpractice. Candidates should have a strong analytical background to join our growing Financial Crime Unit. We are looking for individuals who can bring experience of financial crime operating models, including the design and execution of financial crime risk assessment - to help clients assess the risk associated with various elements of the financial crime environment, systems and compliance functions. We have ambitious plans and are looking for individuals who can develop and build our go-to-market Financial Crime propositions and excel in client delivery.

Location
London


Deals

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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