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Internal Controls Manager - Financial Crime - Glasgow

£Competitive (DOE) + Group Benefits - Audit & Risk
Ref: 3950 Date Posted: Friday 10 Aug 2018
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Lusona’s client, a highly renowned large corporate in Glasgow are looking for a Internal Controls Manager to join their Financial Crime Compliance function.

The Financial Crime Compliance team are required to oversee, implement and manage the Firm’s Anti-Money Laundering, sanctions, anti-tax evasion and anti-corruption policies. As Testing Manager, you will be responsible for conducting comprehensive controls testing, communicating findings and providing recommendations for correction. You will also have involvement in the development and design of processes and procedures to ensure internal teams are able to conduct appropriate due diligence and assist in the prevention, detection and reporting of suspicious activity.

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out a wide range of controls testing in order to assess and review the effectiveness of the Firm’s Anti Money Laundering processes
  • Key involvement in the design of specific testing steps and scope as necessary for each area of review
  • Liaising with other areas in the business with regards to test results, working alongside them to create and implement a detailed corrective action plan and monitoring the agreed actions in practice
  • Working on multiple reviews at different stages and across both UK and International teams
  • Preparing detailed and comprehensive written reports in order to communicate complex issues in an accurate and concise manner
  • Maintaining essential industry knowledge on current legislation and best practice in order to meet regulatory standards

You will have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience gained within a financial controls, regulatory compliance or Internal/External audit environment. Sector experience within financial services, a regulatory body or Top 10 accountancy is essential. AML certification would be preferred, however our client will consider those who are willing to complete full certification within initial period of hire. You will have a good understanding of financial markets and ideally will have an understanding of UK Money Laundering regulations. You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate a meticulous attention to detail. Investigative skills and the ability to work across multiple reviews simultaneously is essential.

£Competitive Salary (DOE) + Group Benefits. Our client offers genuine opportunities for career development and progression. For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0)141 530 4333 or lynsey@lusona.co.uk