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Risk Management - Financial Crime Manager - Permanent - London, Belfast or Newcastle



Accounting & Finance
London, UK · United States
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Financial Crime Management - UK&I - Risk Management- Full Time- London or Belfast

Within the professional services environment, the application of risk management policies and procedures is fundamental to the successful delivery of our client services and promotion of our brand. Risk Management (RM) encompasses the processes that we have in place to ensure that we support service quality, contain the threat of litigation, limit damage to our reputation and achieve full fee recovery. At EY, RM is the internal function responsible for the promotion and support of risk management within the business. The aim is to ensure that the firm complies with the rules and regulations imposed either by external regulators or in partnership with EY Global in relation to the conduct of our business.

The Financial Crime Team (FCT) is the part of RM that ensures the firm is compliant and has effective controls to manage risks connected with financial crime, including money laundering, bribery and corruption, economic sanctions, and fraud.

The Opportunity:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the FCT and help fulfil its responsibility to execute EY’s risk strategy, policies, and processes including, but not exclusively, in relation to Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC).

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Providing specialist managerial support in implementing the firm’s ABC policies in a second line of defence team.
  • Interrogating, analysing, and reviewing firmwide data.
  • Responding to requests for information and queries from the wider business.
  • Maintaining management information (MI).
  • Supporting risk assessment reviews of EY’s associated third parties (third party due diligence).
  • Working directly with the Head of ABC, the Chief Compliance Officer, the Deputy MLRO and overseeing a small team of more junior resources.
  • Supporting the management of client entertainment (hospitality and gifts) approval requests received from the UK & Ireland business including reviewing more complex issues.
  • Conducting ongoing monitoring of ABC controls.
  • Helping draft guidance and training material and supporting the development and operation of ABC and wider FCT processes.

On the job training will be provided.

Skills and Attributes for Success:

  • Service orientated and commercially minded at solving problems.
  • A genuine and proactive interest in becoming a subject matter expert in financial crime.
  • The ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Good organisational skills and experience of project management.
  • Ability to work to pre-determined deadlines and meet objectives under pressure.
  • Prior experience of working with gifts and hospitality oversight and/or in ABC is preferred.

To Qualify for the Role, you must have:

  • An interest in fighting against financial crime with a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role.
  • IT skills and experience of working with and analysing large datasets.
  • Adaptable and flexible with good team working skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with service lines and develop an excellent understanding of their business.
  • English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication.

What working at EY offers:
We offer a competitive remuneration package. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around.
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY:

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

Full Time role