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Compliance Manager - Finsbury Circus

Job Description:

Savills UK compliance team are looking to recruit an Compliance Manager.

Working alongside an existing Compliance Manager the chosen candidate’s main responsibilities will be to support the Head of Commercial Risk and Compliance with all aspects of the company’s client acceptance procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the workflow of the AML Compliance team (currently a team of 15 – 13x AML analysts and 2x AML Team Supervisors) to ensure any bottlenecks in the team workflow are identified and rectified in a timely manner.
  • Management of the AML Compliance team including by not limited to; approval of holiday requests, performing probationary/annual appraisals, sickness management, leading recruitment (liaising with recruiters, interviews etc), and dealing with other ad hoc HR issues.
  • Providing advice and guidance to the AML processing team on complex and/or high risk AML cases.
  • Monitoring any non-compliance by fee earning staff with the company’s client acceptance procedures (and in particular our AML CDD requirements) and escalate to the appropriate level of management (where required).
  • Providing advice and guidance to the fee earning business on conflict checking protocol (including assessing potential conflict situations in accordance with RICS guidance, establishment of ethical walls, ongoing monitoring of ethical walls).
  • In conjunction with the Group Legal team, provide guidance to the fee earning business on client terms of business (amendments to fee provisions etc).
  • Oversight of the AML team’s sanction screening process.
  • Assist in training new members of the AML Compliance team.
  • Review and approve client due diligence (CDD) carried out by the AML processing team in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations (2007) (where required).

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience in the real estate sector is desirable.
  • Business acumen and professionalism is required due to the exposure to all levels of the business from graduates to Executive Directors.
  • Good communication skills and a resilient personality are imperative.
  • A good all round system knowledge is key (particularly Microsoft excel skills).
  • Good research and problem solving skills. Attention to detail is a must.
  • The candidate must have a proven track record of managing a AML Compliance team and exposure to other compliance areas (conflict checking, client terms of business etc.).
  • The candidate must have knowledge of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Terrorism Act 2000, and Joint Money Laundering Steering Guidance.
  • The candidate must have proven experience of conducting third party due diligence or client on boarding screening tools.

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.