Harrington Starr are delighted to partner with a rapidly-growing international payments financial technology firm who are looking to hire an AML Compliance Officer to join their London team as they enjoy a sustained period of upscaling.
This is a highly important position with broad responsibilities across internal and external stakeholders, working closely with the CEO as this firm seeks to gain FCA approval, having gained an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license previously.
Assessing money laundering and terrorist financing risk
Developing and updating AML policies and procedures and monitoring their effectiveness.
Conducting audits to assess compliance function efficiency.
Training colleagues on AML/CFT compliance based on current legislation.
Liaising with supervisory authorities to provide data as required.
4-5+ years relevant industry experience
Strong understanding of the AML industry and best practices
Payments experience highly beneficial
Strong stakeholder management skills with a "business-focused" mindset