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Transaction Monitoring Manager

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Milton Keynes
Sectors Compliance
UK & Regional
Job Reference UK01/NXC/27086
Contact Nicola Cooper
Date posted 28-09-2017

We are working on behalf on a leading Financial Services institution to recruit an experienced Transaction Monitoring Manager for their Milton Keynes team. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership skills and people management experience, and will come from a financial crime transaction monitoring background. You will benefit from a highly competitive remuneration package and benefits, fantastic work-life balance, as well as the opportunity to progress in a growing, innovative environment.

As Transaction Monitoring Manager, you will sit in the first line of defence to support the Operations and Control team with all compliance & regulatory matters. You will be responsible for prevention and control of financial crime, and monitoring of unusual and suspicious activity.

Key Responsibilities

• Acting as an SME on transaction monitoring
• Lead the team and provide management and training
• First line of defence to prevent and control financial crime
• Manage automated transaction monitoring of unusual and suspicious activity
• Identify suspected money laundering and /or terrorist financing
• Investigate transaction monitoring alerts and escalate through SARs
• Quality assurance checking
• Performance analysis
• Actively contribute to change and optimisation

Skills and Expertise

• Previous experience in Financial Crime Transaction Monitoring, at SME level
• Financial Crime or Compliance background
• Proven understanding of Financial Crime legislation (incl. The Proceeds of Crime Act, The Serious Organised Crime & Police Act, The Terrorism Act)
• Thorough understanding of Criminal legislation and practice
• Understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing typologies
• Previous people management experience, from a team leader / supervisor/ management role in the Financial Services industry
• Skilled MI production

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