Financial Crime SME

# of Openings
Risk and Compliance (RCP)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

Financial Crime SME based within the second line of defence Risk & Compliance team and providing support and consultancy to FNZ (UK) Ltd and other group companies where applicable in relation to the financial crime legislation.


Specific role responsibilities will include

  • Maintaining and communicating Compliance Policies connected to financial crime.
  • Ensuring that FNZ (UK) Ltd meets its obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017.
  • Providing consultancy to the business in relation to its obligations to its clients in relation to the Money Laundering Regulations 2017.
  • Advising and working with the business to ensure that it has a functioning financial crime framework in place and consideration of financial crime is embedded into business areas.
  • Working with the business to ensure that the Financial Crime Risk Assessment reflects FNZ (UK) Ltd’s financial crime risks.
  • Reviewing Financial Crime MI and working with the business to reflect/reduce its financial crime risk.
  • Initiating and carrying out fraud investigations, including implementing the fraud response plan and managing any follow-up actions. The Financial Crime Analyst will manage any internal investigations and act as a liaison officer with all other interested parties both internal and external, including police, regulators and auditors.
  • Work with Information Security in relation to cases of e-fraud as required.
  • Providing consultancy to the business in connection with the Anti-Bribery Act 2010, ensuring that there is a functioning anti-bribery risk register and periodic risk assessments.
  • Carrying out secretariat role to the FNZ Financial Crime User Forum.
  • Interacting with FNZ clients in relation to Financial Crime.
  • Completing RFPs and responding to annual due diligence requests in relation to financial crime.
  • Conducting / overseeing due diligence on prospective clients and third party suppliers in relation to financial crime.
  • Advising on industry financial crime technology solutions.
  • Owning the business relationship with the third party providers that FNZ use to provide financial crime technology solutions including credit card payment gateways such as Cybersource and AML systems such as Experian and Tonbeller (or equivalent systems) and providing consultancy to the business and clients on the set up and maintenance of such systems.
  • Carrying out configuration of the set-up of clients/rules within these third party systems as required.
  • Overseeing/carrying out compliance monitoring in connection to financial crime where appropriate.
  • Identifying regulatory and industry developments in relation to financial crime, carrying out impact assessments and assisting to embed required changes into FNZ’s processes and technology.
  • Providing financial crime training.
  • Assisting where necessary with other second line/Compliance initiatives.

Experience Required

  • Working knowledge gained within financial services industry of identifying fraud risks and implementing/overseeing suitable controls to mitigate those risks
  • Strong knowledge of UK Money Laundering Regulations
  • Strong knowledge of Anti-Bribery Act 2010
  • Desirable to have experience of Cybersource and other industry financial crime solutions

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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