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FinCrime Compliance Manager (Assurance) - UK

Revolut

Revolut

Legal
London, UK · United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

Our Compliance team is a true gem 💎 They make sure our products and processes meet all the requirements. What does this mean? The best possible outcomes for our customers. They’ve got an outstanding ability to find solutions and carry out testing in a truly digital and fast-paced environment. Those data-driven experts know that better people and improved machines are the most effective way to manage conduct risk 🎯

We’re looking for a FinCrime Compliance Assurance Manager who’ll join us and help us improve all aspects of fincrime and risk management 🏋️‍♂️

If you love saying “this is textbook!” – and love hearing others say it – you know what to do… 📣

What you’ll be doing

  • Assisting with the design and implementation of the Compliance testing and assurance program, including risk-based compliance assessment, control testing and assurance plan, and related testing scopes
  • Completing assurance reviews and testing activities leveraging skills in advanced data analytics
  • Establishing automated queries and dashboards to drive more frequent testing and informative insights
  • Contributing to Compliance processes by identifying opportunities for improved adherence to regulatory requirements and company standards
  • Executing project plans to address remediation efforts and testing review findings, which may include process updates, documentation and/or training
  • Driving execution of multiple concurrent reviews which may be local or multi-jurisdictional, including subsequent management reporting related to review outcomes and findings
  • Challenging colleagues to build efficient, world-class risk management controls and processes
  • Using data analytics to identify actionable insights resulting in material enhancements to the control environment

What you'll need

  • 3+ years of experience working within a FinTech, traditional financial institution, or regulatory body (hiring multiple levels)
  • Relevant experience in assurance or internal/external audit, focusing on Risk and Compliance domains
  • Familiarity with assurance/audit reviews
  • Experience in Controls, Risk, and Policy & Procedure testing
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills to hold the 1st Line of Defence accountable for Regulatory Compliance matters
  • Experience interrogating large data sets to identify actionable insights
  • A results-driven, pragmatic, and detailed-oriented approach
  • A love for problem solving and working collaboratively
  • The ability to explain complex things very easily
  • To posses a willingness to learn and an interest in compliance
  • Experience creating or utilising test scripts/procedures
  • Relevant compliance qualifications (ACAMS/ACOI/ICA)
  • Experience working on regulatory compliance or financial crime risks
  • Fluency in English communication, both written and verbal, as Assurance reports may be shared with regulators

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of payment screening, sanction and PEP regulations
  • Experience in inbound and outbound real-time fraud detection
  • Experience in rule based or model based AML transaction monitoring, threshold tuning, and below the line testing
  • Experience in identifying and preventing onboarding risks for retail (KYC) and business (KYB) customers
  • Experience in risk assessments or review of FCA regulations and EU AML directives
  • Experience with regulatory reporting, SAR filing, and external enquiries
  • Experience in detecting and investigating internal fraud
  • Experience in designing and implementation or testing of customer risk scoring and customer segmentation
  • Data analytics skills, including SQL and/or Python
  • Experience in insurance, crypto, and/or stock trading compliance

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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