Senior AML Team Leader - Digital Banking

Company PSD Group
Reference 22192
Sector Other
Town/City Merseyside
Locations UK, Merseyside , North West England
Job Type Freelance/Supply
Date Posted 5th Sep

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Job Description

Our Client are a rapidly growing Fintech Business offering digital banking services and financing solutions looking to recruit a Senior AML Team Leader. The objective is to create foundations for a robust AML and Conduct risk framework for the Group based in Birkenhead.

Reporting to Head of Operational Risk, principle duties include;

  • Day to day management of AML team based in company's Northern office (Birkenhead).
  • Anti-Money laundering account screening, monitoring at account and transactional level utilising the company's bespoke AML screening system.
  • Undertaking account investigations and communicating suspicious activity to law enforcement as necessary.
  • Enhanced Due Diligence for both Consumer and Corporate accounts, assessing source of funds/wealth and establishing ultimate beneficial ownership through in-depth investigation.
  • Monitoring and taking action on bespoke reports in order to address suspicious use of accounts.
  • Development and oversight of operational procedures to improve company compliance with regulatory AML and CTF standards.

Person Specification

  • Team management experience in similar environment.
  • Experience in AML investigation with working knowledge of financial service industry typologies.
  • Developed understanding of and training in financial investigation techniques and customer questioning.
  • Experience of law enforcement liaison, including information disclosures the National Crime Agency.
  • Operational knowledge of the Payment Services Regulations, Money Laundering Regulations and JMLSG.
  • Working knowledge of Financial Action Task Force recommendations
  • Ambitious, looking to make an impact and hungry for succession


  • A real passion for the prevention of money laundering and fraud activities within a young and growing business.
  • Experience in e-money, card issuance, MasterCard scheme rules or banking sector.
  • Eagerness to learn and develop skill set for the benefit of the individual and their role within the business.
  • Intellectually advanced with ability to quickly learn and progress knowledge.
  • Knowledge and proven implementation of the FCA's principles for business, most importantly principle 6; customers' interests.

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