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 Senior 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, whilst coaching
and developing all your team members.
Continuing 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 Senior 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 provide senior management oversight for teams working on Anti-Money
Laundering and Know Your Client engagements within ASD. You will actively
participate in oversight and sign-off of overall policy and controls framework.
You will also act as a point of referral / escalation for project leadership, file
review, and QC/QA Functions on AML/KYC engagements.

Client Responsibilities

Act as ASD Solution
Lead for Anti-Money Laundering or Know Your Client projects

Act as an interface between managers and engagement
partners on engagements you have oversight for.

To ensure effective
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
responsibility for preparation of performance
Oversight of

manager activity in respect of
management , budget tracking
coordination of systems development activity necessary to services, as required
project leads are consistently

implementing new or revised standards and regulatory changes in a timely

Oversight of mobilisation of project
teams and ensuring process design is completed

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

Act as

Solution Lead in
developing and refining ASD solution offerings

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

leadership of onsite engagement teams in AML/KYC .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 all
members of staff
in AML/KYC solution area

and Attributes for Success

7-10 years of Financial Crime experience
Experience of managing project teams , preferable
across a portfolio of engagements
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

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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