Financial Crime Compliance Manager (KYC/CDD)


  • Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 02 Mar 2021
  • Function
  • Finance
  • Sector
  • Fintech

About the team

Regulatory Compliance is a key team that ensures Revolut’s products and processes meet the wording and spirit of regulatory requirements, then translate this into good customer outcomes. Regulatory Compliance also facilitates open and transparent relationships with our regulators.

The Regulatory Compliance team brings Revolut’s commitment to improving all aspects of finance to risk management. We are far more data-led than similar functions within other companies; our team has both a strong understanding of regulatory requirements and also the ability to find solutions and carry out testing in a purely digital environment.

Join a team that knows that better people and machines are the most effective way of managing conduct risk.

About the role

We’re looking for a Financial Crime Compliance Manager (KYC/CDD) within our London office to build on our product expertise on KYC/CDD within Financial Crime Risk. This will relate to the existing services provided to users as well as those we intend to develop in the near future.

What you'll be doing:

  • Proactively engaging with First line key stakeholders to advise on design of systems, controls and risks pertaining to KYC and Customer Due Diligence
  • Escalating and providing feedback to identified KYC and Customer Due Diligence risks and issues to Senior management (including MLRO/Head of Financial Crime)
  • Dealing with escalations from the First line and providing practical advice on required actions
  • Assisting senior management in defining group KYC/CDD standards and making sure that standards are applied across the board
  • Providing input to design and execution of KYC/CDD monitoring and testing program
  • Providing input to KYC/CDD and procedures and validating them
  • Validating that systems and controls adequately address KYC/CDD related risks
  • Providing input to KYC/CDD training materials
  • Tracking KYC/CDD related regulatory changes and ensuring they are implemented to stay compliant
  • Assisting in dealing with regulatory/partner inquiries related to KYC/CDD processes
  • Promoting culture of compliance within the organisation

What you’ll need

  • Strong knowledge and experience of best practice in building KYC/CDD process
  • Profound knowledge of JMLSG and ability to advice on practical compliant solutions for KYC/CDD
  • Understanding of key control measures for KYC/CDD
  • Ability to analyse data/compliance processes/compliance practices, draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in Anti-financial crime advisory roles within an FCA regulated financial services firm or regulator
  • Clear communicator with ability to explain complicated matters in simple terms, negotiate and convince stakeholders
  • Ability to exercise oversight, knowledge and understanding of financial crime and AML policies, procedures and control arrangements in a complex financial organisation
  • Strong knowledge of key regulatory issues and control assessment processes
  • Professional qualification from an internationally recognised body would be a plus (e.g. ICA, ACAMS)

A little about us

We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.

Revolut started in 2015 with card transactions abroad without rubbish exchange rates or hidden fees. We’ve since added business accounts, vaults, insurance and even access to cryptocurrency exposure.

  • We reached 10 million customers as we rolled into 2020 and we're adding another million every quarter.
  • And we’re only just getting started.
  • Come and help Revolut build the world’s first truly global bank.

What we are looking for

  • From employee 1 to employee 1000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.
  • You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems.
  • You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’.
  • You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding.
  • And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.

The benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Biannual equity bonuses
  • All the latest tech you need
  • Skip the commute and work from home once a week
  • Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
  • Pension plan
  • Private health insurance
  • Don’t panic about cooking: get free dinners with Deliveroo
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
  • Rest up with 29 days’ holiday per year

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