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Financial Crime Assurance Manager | S3 | Financial Crime

Job Description

Job Description

Financial crime is therefore a top priority risk for our bank and our mission at Santander UK is to Deter, Detect and Disrupt Financial Crime, ensuring that we protect our customers, our communities, our shareholders and the firm.

You'll play an important part in the oversight, implementation, and delivery of the FC Assurance agenda in collaboration with the wider function and relevant business areas.

The difference you will make.

  • Leading assurance reviews as part of the wider assurance plan and providing timely assurance opinions

  • Developing and agreeing the scope and delivering against agreed milestones

  • Collaborating with colleagues to assess whether FC Risks are adequately identified, assessed and managed

  • Ensuring opinions are underpinned by facts, evidence and assessment of materiality aligned with Santander UK's Risk Appetite, Policies & Standards

  • Identifying issues or improvements and advising Senior Management through high quality, impactful reports

  • Overseeing the execution of Management actions to address assurance findings, validating their effectiveness

    What you will bring.

    We are looking for people who can help shape, influence and transform the bank's capabilities, ensuring we continue to disrupt financial crimes, and support and enable the right outcomes for our customers.

  • Proven experience in an Assurance, Compliance Monitoring or Internal Audit role providing assurance over financial crime risk management within a banking environment

  • Experience leading reviews as part of the wider financial crime plan, providing timely assurance opinions including over the Financial Crime Risk Management Systems and Controls, both at a framework and individual control level, Financial Crime has a devastating impact on our communities through its association to illegal drugs, human trafficking and terrorism. Criminals will always look for new ways to evade our systems and controls so we must look to constantly evolve to address new threats that's why our mission is to Deter, Detect and Disrupt Financial Crimes, ensuring that we protect our clients, our communities, our shareholders and the firm. Financial crime is a top priority risk for our bank.

Candidate Description

  • Strong project and time management skills with the ability to work independently or lead others

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate confidently and influence stakeholders

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to articulate finding and business trends

  • A recognised Financial Crime, Compliance or Internal Audit qualification

Employer Description

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. We help our customers at the moments that matter most and champion businesses to help them to grow sustainably. That's why we're building a community to be a digital bank with a human touch and deliver an outstanding customer experience living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

Financial Crime (FC) has a devastating impact on our communities through its association with illegal drugs, human trafficking and terrorism amongst many others., Given the recent impact of the Coronavirus outbreak we will be conducting all interviews via telephone or video-conference where possible.

This is a permanent role and can be based in our offices in London, Milton Keynes, Bradford, Glasgow or Sheffield.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

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