Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Newcastle upon Tyne


Market leading growth in
our Advisory Service Delivery team has created opportunities for new people to
join the team, working in our Newcastle Service Delivery Centre
Financial crime is a key concern in the business
world currently, with criminals finding new ways to hide the proceeds of their
dealings every day. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in helping
financial service clients to meet their regulatory obligations.

The Opportunity

The Advisory Service Delivery team is one of EY’s
fastest growth areas and we are based in a modern office in Newcastle city
centre. We have an excellent opportunity for a Financial Crime Manager to join
our Newcastle team. In this role you will be applying your experience and
specialist knowledge to help clients meet their regulatory obligations around a
variety of compliance matters, for example, Transaction Monitoring, Alert
Clearing and Customer Due Diligence. You will help to establish strong internal
and client relationships, create a positive learning culture and coach junior
team members.
expansion means we are looking for people who will thrive in a fast-paced
environment, and enjoy working as part of different teams.

Your Key Responsibilities

As a Financial
Crime Manager in our Advisory Service Delivery team, you will be working with
global EY teams to deliver high quality work to our clients, which will
primarily be from the financial sector. You will help our clients gain comfort
by using your technical knowledge of compliance matters. You will be working directly
with clients to provide them with advice and recommendations. You will be leading
teams working on Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Client engagements. You
will actively participate in the creation, oversight and sign-off of overall
policy and controls framework. You will also be responsible for the day to day
management of Engagement teams, delegating to the Executives in your team,
whilst acting as the interface between project leadership and file review, as
well as QC/QA functions.

Client Responsibilities

Act as Project/Site
Lead for Anti-Money Laundering or Know Your Client projects

Responsible for planning and development of test
and implementation plans for the services to be provided; including agreement
of SLA’s and KPI’s
Client liaison and preparation of performance MI
Management of resources, individual client budgets
and coordination of systems development activity necessary to services as
Implement and ensure timely compliance of new or
revised standards and regulatory changes.

of project teams and design of the processes to be followed

Develop and
maintain productive working relationships with client personnel, whilst
building strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other

bids and proposals for new projects and client opportunities

People Responsibilities

Assist the Solution
Lead in further developing and refining ASD Solution offerings.

Supervision of
Associates and Executives at department, solution and engagement level

Overall management
of onsite engagement team, including direct supervision of work, ensuring
targets are met and all processes and procedures are adhered to

Ensuring other ad
hoc department requirements are carried out, delegating where appropriate

Support the
development of junior members of staff

and Attributes for Success

At least 5 years of Financial Crime experience
Experience of managing project teams
Knowledge of UK, European and Global AML frameworks,
for example, an in depth understanding of the EU 4
Laundering Directive and FATF Recommendations
Experience of leading teams to carry out; alert
clearing, PEP/Sanctions screening, Transaction Monitoring, Negative News
Screening plus Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD)
Ability to act as an SMR in all aspects of AML and KYC
Leadership, project management and teamwork skills
Experience of building relationships and networking
Strong stakeholder management skills
Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and
writing skills
Demonstrated integrity within a professional

To qualify for the role
you must have

A strong academic
background to degree level or equivalent experience in a directly
related role


About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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