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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.

This is a key lead Audit role in an established Compliance Audit team of a global banking group. You will need to have previous Compliance or Regulatory Audit experience to apply.

*  You will receive an excellent level of support and leadership from some of the most experienced and trusted senior managers in the market. *

The role:

You will have the opportunity to plan audit fieldwork with the Regional and Global Audit Directors and agree action plans with senior key auditees. You will also engage in special projects, advisory and investigations work. Long term career advancement is encouraged with continuing professional development.

Experience Required:

  • Conducting Audits within an Investment Banking business, either directly or via a major financial institution / Big 4 firm.
  • Compliance experience covering one or more of: Global Markets  / Surveillance / Conflicts Management / Swap Dealer Broker / Financial Crimes / Conduct or Corporate Governance.

EMEA lead Audit role in London for a Global Wholesale Banking Audit professional. This is a great position for someone who’s been a VP Auditor for a while with a large global Bank and now interested in gaining more senior exposure with a broader remit. There will be some committee work from time to time and the need to deputise for the Global Head of Compliance Audit (also based in London) alongside day to day Audit testing and fieldwork.

You will either have:

  1. Managed core Compliance / Financial Crime Audits or
  2. A variety of wholesale banking audit experience with a strong interest in moving into Compliance / Fin Crime Audit.

Apply to me at paulstanbridge at for more information.


Our client is a European Bank with a strong presence in the London market.  They are seeking someone to join the Compliance Audit Team covering compliance risk. The role offers excellent exposure to all the main risks of the firm across a range of business and product lines. The ethos of the business is one of professional nurture, and they offer great career development potential for the right candidates.

Role Highlights

  • Leading and participating in audit activities to assess risk, and ensuring that all work undertaken meets agreed timescales .
  • Supervising and coaching small teams as required
  • Managing relationships, liasing with stakeholders, and collaborating with other teams as required
  • Producing required management information (MI) for Senior Management.
  • Experience in meeting tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written



  • Good academic and professional qualifications, including ACA
  • Experience of compliance internal audit, either through another banking institution, or as part of a Big 4 Assurance Team


In addition to base salary, the role offers an excellent flexible benefits package including Private medical Insurance, Pension, and generous holiday allowance, and all benefits you would expect from a financial institution of stature


Internal Auditor Compliance and AML job

Our client, a Tier 1 Institution, is seeking an experienced senior internal auditor (compliance and AML) to join a small internal audit team with responsibility for compliance across the organisation. Using expert understanding of the regulatory frameworks and developments impacting on financial services and drawing on prior experience in a similar environment, the successful candidate will play a key role in all aspects of the internal audit process.


Essential Skills:

  • Prior experience in a similar compliance role within a tier 1 bank or financial services organisation.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Professional qualification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record developing and maintaining strong working relationships with team members, senior managers and stakeholders.