Head of Financial Crime, Money Laundering Reporting Officer in Dublin 2 | NatWest Group Careers
Join us as Head of Financial Crime, Money Laundering Reporting Officer
What you'll do
- In this high-profile role, you'll be fundamental in shaping and supporting the bank's financial crime strategy to protect our customers and other stakeholders
- You'll support the bank's goals and strategy to manage financial crime risks and enable the prevention of money laundering, terrorist bribery and corruption, tax evasion and sanction breaches
- You'll refine your leadership skills as you oversee the effective management of financial crime risk within the legal entity, aligning it to the wider organisation's frameworks, policies and governance
As Head of Financial Crime, Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) you'll oversee the financial crime strategy and service proposition to support the bank's goals and strategy. You'll ensure the effective management of financial crime risks and the prevention of money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery and corruption, tax evasion and sanction breaches and provide second line oversight of fraud.
Throughout the course of your work, you'll be engaging with senior internal and external stakeholders, and you'll be representing the bank externally with industry forums, authorities and regulators. This is an opportunity to be recognised as a leading expert on financial crime, as you apply purpose led decision making, placing the bank and our customers at the forefront.
Other key aspects of your role will involve:
The skills you'll need
- Overseeing adherence to the financial crime risk appetite, policy standards and all relevant external laws, regulations and industry guidance to the sector
- Delivering strategic intelligence and advice which identify any potential risks and issues that would impact the bank
- Managing and developing the second line Financial Crime team, making sure they are engaged, capable and meeting the needs of the business and customers
- Contributing to the development of the risk strategy, aligning with the bank's risk strategy as a member of the leadership team
You'll need to have the ability to lead a team, coupled with a strong track record of financial crime risk management involving senior positions in a global financial services organisation. We'll look for you to bring previous experience of governance and compliance within financial crime. A relevant financial crime or regulatory related qualification is also important for this role.
You'll also bring:
- Banking experience within a full-service banking group
- In-depth knowledge of financial crime issues, such as business challenges, regulatory and legislative landscape, and a deep understanding of regulations and legislation in their practical application
- A robust understanding of financial services industry, global financial markets and products
- A strong understanding of risk management principles and regulatory framework
- Excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills, with the ability to apply oversight and challenge when necessary