Head of Risk & Financial Crime

Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £90,000 to £120,000
Reference 26352

Head of Risk & Financial Crime

Early Stage FinTech Bank and E Money company is looking for a dynamic and motivated Transaction Monitoring Specialist to join their team in London.


  • Identify, investigate, and document reports of unusual or suspicious payments and card activity
  • Setting up and reviewing the transaction monitoring alerts
  • Building the transaction monitoring rules
  • Formalising and documenting the requirements of the Transaction Monitoring function
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of laws and regulations related to card and payments compliances including but not exclusive to Anti-money Laundering Laws, Payment Services Directive, Mastercard and other related regulations
  • Developing and overseeing guidelines and procedures
  • Performing investigations due diligence and producing relevant reports
  • Engaging with relevant stakeholders
  • Observing industry trends and suggesting potential opportunities to improve our tools, processes and products


  • University degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field
  • Working experience in Financial Services with sound knowledge of retail and corporate banking products and services, card transaction expertise will be considered a strong plus
  • Ability to disturb
  • Passion to Perform
  • Proven knowledge of Financial Crime frameworks, policies, procedures and processes
  • Strong analytical and financial interpretation skills with the ability to convert and consolidate complex data into simple messages and reports
  • Dynamic and ambitious personality with the ability to influence colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to travel


  • Member of the core Team that will drive our e-money / e-banking aspirations
  • An Attractive Remuneration package and a Fast Career growth are waiting for Self-motivated and ready for challenges candidate.


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