Financial Crime Oversight Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Risk Technical Specialisms - Control, Oversight & Assurance
Closing date for applications: 08/06/2023

Our people work differently depending on their jobs and needs. From hybrid working to flexible hours, we have plenty of options that help our people to thrive.

This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Join us as a Financial Crime Oversight Manager

  • This is a critical role, where you’ll be developing and embedding the anti-financial crime control framework within the business
  • You’ll be independently overseeing and challenging the effective management of financial crime risks and controls within agreed risk appetites
  • Hone your existing knowledge and skills and develop your career, in this fast-paced and collaborative role

What you'll do

As a Financial Crime Oversight Manager, you’ll deliver a robust and effective oversight function, assuring adherence to anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption policy, risk frameworks, systems, and controls. You’ll be contributing to the wider team agenda while participating in the development of the anti-financial crime risk and control framework.

Throughout the course of your work, you’ll build relationships with the business, delivering expert anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing advice on transactions, customers and events that the NatWest Markets financial crime risk position.

We’ll also look to you to:

  • Provide financial crime advice, oversight, challenge and support to the wider business
  • Oversee the execution of operational teams supporting NatWest Markets and ensure adherence with anti-money laundering policy requirements
  • Oversee that the first line of defence address risks in the management of their processes
  • Design, develop and deliver an effective assurance planning, identifying and addressing risks and working collaboratively with the function to close identified gaps
  • Articulate control weaknesses, risks and potential remediation in a formal written report suitable for senior stakeholders
  • Provide direction and advice on the interpretation and potential impact of current and future financial crime regulations

The skills you'll need

It’s crucial that you have experience of working in a financial crime or fraud function within a banking environment or law enforcement agency. You’ll also need evidence of strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence senior management, along with experience of collaborating successfully in a team environment.

Excellent communication skills are essential, and the ability to articulate and communicate complex issues and regulatory requirements to a senior audience, both written and verbally, will be key.

You’ll also need:

  • A robust and broad understanding of financial crime risk management principles, frameworks and methodologies, and knowledge of the regulatory environment
  • The ability to absorb and interpret information and implement workable solutions
  • Experience of policy or process writing, advice and assurance

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.