Financial Crime Manager and MLRO-German

Location Leeds
Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive Salary
Reference 34221
A Financial Crime Manager and German MLRO is required to work for a well known online gambling business. 

Based in one of their UK offices you will be required to monitor jurisdictional AML/CFT Legislation, Rules and Regulatory guidance to ensure the ongoing compliance of the International Divisions AML/CFT control framework and procedures and play a key role in required development projects.
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) and Sanctions monitoring and reporting
  • Undertaking MLRO responsibilities for German licences held including regulatory correspondence, review and submission of suspicious activity reports and responses to law enforcement requests
  • Understanding the reporting obligations and legal requirements in assigned jurisdictions to ensure submission of high-quality SARs, including liaising with the Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) or equivalent bodies in those jurisdictions
  • Ensuring all documented controls / procedures remain up to date and relevant for regulatory scrutiny and internal application.
  • Application of the legislation provisions, reporting obligations, proscribed reporting format and responsible authorities, across all jurisdictions for SAR reporting
  • Assist with the assessment and management of ML / TF risk posed by products and services offered in key jurisdictions.
  • Lend research support to ML/TF law, obligations and practicalities of reporting suspicions as new jurisdictions are added to the license portfolio
  • Work with Security and Responsible Gaming on technical development projects where AML/CFT factors are required
  • Work with due-diligence team on player screening reviews (use of FinScan / Worldcheck software) and escalations / queries on players.
  • Assist with the design and delivery of compulsory annual AML/CFT training
  • Provide research and intelligence support in relation to; AML/CFT, Sanctions, Bribery & Corruption, Probity and Due-Diligence matters as the wider work for the Corporate Integrity department.

  • +5 years experience in an MLRO/DMLRO position in a regulated entity
  • Fluent German speaker and able to write and read fluently in German
  • An appreciation of cross jurisdictional organised crime activity, and the transactional typologies of terrorist financing
  • Able to review, interpret communicate and apply AML/CFT legal requirements in a commercial fashion
  • Well organised, able to plan and prioritise work tasks and work in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail, and excellent record keeper
  • Ability to deliver high quality work under internal volume and external deadline pressures
  • Confident in learning new IT systems / application and use of software
A strong package is on offer for this position.

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