Compliance Audit Vacancy

Head of Audit – Compliance and Financial Crime.

Managing a team of 5 covering all areas of Compliance and MLRO/ FC Audit

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role managing Audit for Compliance and / or Financial Crime within a Global Banking group in London.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Establish compliance with global audit standards for financial crime entities by managing and upholding risk assessments within the Fin. Crime and Compliance areas.
  • Offer SME and assistance in the financial crime and compliance risk strategy within group Audit, which includes developing necessary strategy documents.
  • Create an approach and guidance for evaluating financial crime and compliance risks, if needed, and oversee its implementation throughout group audit. Collaborate with relevant leadership teams to supervise the coverage of significant financial crime and compliance risks.
  • Ensure timely delivery of the audit plan and validation of issues related to financial crime and compliance while meeting KPIs.
  • Provide SME input for the audit scope and test programs, and offer continuous support and valuable challenges.
  • Ensure necessary skills are available to execute planned tasks effectively by recruiting, training, or co-sourcing as required.

Must haves:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in auditing within a banking regulated environment, with a significant focus on Compliance and Financial Crime.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in in a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate or investment banking operations.
  • String knowledge of banking FCA and PRU regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • UK VISA.
  • A professional certification in audit, risk management or Audit, such as IIA, ACA, ACCA or CFA.

If you are a self-motivated individual who is passionate about your work and is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

The firm offer a competitive salary package and excellent benefits, as well as opportunities for career growth within the organization.

Apply now to be considered.

We will review all applicants but unfortunately we won’t be able to reply to everyone directly.