Manager – Financial Regulation Team
Who we’re looking for:
The Financial Regulation Team forms (FRT) part of PwC’s Risk & Quality practice and sits within the London-based Compliance Department. Its main purpose is to support the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and Chief Compliance Officer in ensuring that the firm discharges its legal and regulatory responsibilities in the areas of AML and FCA regulation.
We are seeking a compliance /risk practitioner who:
is enthusiastic about developing him/herself and others;
has an aptitude for digesting and interpreting regulations in order to provide guidance and direction to the client-facing practice;
is highly motivated and confident to work independently, but with support from more experienced subject matter experts;
has a proven ability to work to deadlines;
has appropriate ‘hands on’ experience of AML regulation – a knowledge of FCA regulation would also be an advantage.
The FRT comprises nine team members. A vacancy has arisen which will provide a stimulating and challenging opportunity to:
Develop a deeper industry specialism that provides career choices both within the firm & wider marketplace;
Gain experience of the PwC approach to compliance disciplines and in particular AML & FCA regulation;
Acquire knowledge of the ‘products’ and services offered by the firm;
Develop transferable relationship management skills, by dealing with senior partners & staff within the firm on regulatory compliance matters and sensitive client issues.
The successful candidate will report to the AML/FCA specialism leaders, supporting the leaders’ activities as well as helping supervise and coach the team of more junior advisors.
The role holder is responsible for managing their own workload, in consultation with the specialism leaders, and when required, will stand in for a specialism leader - ensuring that all relevant matters are brought to the attention of the MLRO/Chief Compliance Officer.
The role holder, together with the other manager positions, supports the FRT’s objectives by taking responsibility in areas relating to:
the development of AML (and possibly FCA) policy and procedures;
the provision of subject matter advice to the client-facing practice;
Suspicious Activity Reporting;
Financial Sanctions screening;
awareness and training;
formulation of the firm’s response to regulatory initiatives.
The application closing date is [7th March 2018].
Ideally, the candidate will be educated to graduate level and hold a professional qualification from the International Compliance Association or an alternative relevant professional body;
They will typically have three to five years’ experience within the risk management /compliance / forensic services functions of a professional or financial services firm;
Key required skills are an ability to:
acquire and apply technical expertise;
communicate with impact and empathy to individuals at all levels of seniority:
observe key principles of confidentiality and sensitivity;
be adaptive, open minded and agile;
be passionate about client service;
be curious to learn and share;
demonstrate courage, integrity and the confidence to make independent decisions.