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Financial Crime Assurance Manager | S3 | Financial Crime | National - Hybrid

Job Description

Job Description

We a hiring a Financial Crime Assurance Manager who will 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.

If you have experience in an Assurance, Compliance Monitoring or Internal Audit role as well as experience leading reviews as part of the wider Financial Crime plan, this could be an ideal opportunity for you.

The difference you'll 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'll bring.

  • Proven experience in an Assurance, Compliance Monitoring or Internal Audit role providing design and operating effectiveness assurance over financial crime risk management in a banking environment.

  • Experience leading reviews as part of the wider financial crime plan, providing timely assurance opinions over the Financial Crime Risk Management Systems and Controls, including their adequacy and effectiveness 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.

Application Description

If there's anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it's a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we're available through telephone, email, or face to face. You can contact us at or call 0870 414 9080.

Employer Description

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander.

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

You can find out more about how we're embedding an inclusive culture that encourages our people to bring their full and authentic selves to work on our Inclusion and Belonging page.

A bit more about Santander.

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

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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