Financial Crime Prevention Manager
About the Company
Savills Investment Management is an international real estate investment management firm. We are a dedicated real estate and real-estate debt specialist managing €26 billion on behalf of institutional investors globally (as of 30 September 2022). Our purpose is to build prosperity by investing in resilient real assets. Our vision is to be a trusted investment manager, respected for our expertise in restorative Real Estate investment enabling people, communities and ecosystems to thrive.
The firm has over 30 years of experience delivering real estate strategies for investors, with over 380+ staff dedicated to positive client outcomes. Our global platform comprises 17 locations in 14 countries enabling us to combine a truly global perspective with local expertise to offer investors a range of compelling strategies.
Our strategies span Logistics & Industrial, Living, Office, Retail and Debt investments, and have been designed with the flexibility to meet the needs of a wide range of investors.
ESG is integrated into our investment-management process to ensure that ESG risks and opportunities are not siloed, but recognised and acted upon throughout our business, as well as communicated to investors.
The FCP Manager will be responsible to contribute to the development, implementation, and maintenance of an effective and strategic Global FCP framework.
The role will be reporting to the MLRO.
Responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Assist the MLRO to provide day-to-day support in the development, implementation and maintenance of the FCP framework
- Take the responsibility to independently deliver key FCP framework elements
- Responsibility for the implementation and monitoring of financial crime-related policies, procedures, and processes
- Take the accountability to lead the delivery of various FCP projects
- Act as the first point of contact and take the accountability to provide SME advice and guidance to all departments with minimum input from the MLRO
- Provide management information to Senior Management and other stakeholders on financial crime risks and initiatives
- Supporting preparation and delivery of the FCA annual financial crime report and MLRO report
- Conduct assurance testing reviews that evaluate the effectiveness of AML/CTF Standards as well as the design and implementation of relevant controls within the Firm
- Assist with investigation into Suspicious Activity Reports submitted by staff, and prepare disclosure reports to relevant authorities, as and when required
- Providing or assisting the provision of training on regulatory requirements and internal policies, along with producing training materials
- Shows initiative in developing new ways of thinking to improve projects
- Positively contributes to the overall performance of the FCP Framework through consistent and high-quality work
- Provide guidance and advice to the CDD analysts relating to complex CDD cases and where required make decisions relating to level and type of CDD required
- Support the CDD analysts in negotiations with the business or counterparties relating to more complex CDD cases
- Act as a point of expert reference for the global risk and compliance team relating the FCP framework, including providing practical assistance in implementation of established processes and systems.
- Minimum 6 to 8 years of relevant FCP experience in the financial industry
- A financial crime qualification (e.g., International Compliance Association) would be desirable
- Ability to work methodically, efficiently, and accurately under pressure and within required deadlines
- Owning tasks and leading through the completion
- Subject-matter expert across financial crime regulation, guidance and risk mitigation strategies
- Ability to identify complex structures and apply relevant CDD in this respect
- Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels
- Well organised, able to prioritise, attention to detail, able to work without substantial supervision and adhering to strict deadlines
- Strong analytical and data management skills
- Willingness to embrace new ideas/procedures
- Ability to be self-motivated, organised and pragmatic whilst being able to deliver under pressure.
- No direct regulatory responsibilities, but will need to have good regulatory understanding in this area of expertise and will need to take direction from the MLRO to meet the regulatory responsibilities.
We are a committed equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race and religion. We are focused on fostering a culture and environment that allows for inclusion and diversity throughout our business. Savills IM offers several employee led forums which provide support and guidance around Diversity & Inclusion, as well as ensuring our principles are built in to all of our processes, practices and expectations.
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Competitive Holiday AllowanceWe recognise the importance of time away from work and offer competitive annual leave
Global and Local NetworkingJoin in the fun of our social events, from holiday parties to summer hikes with your office colleagues.
Rewards for youWe reward our employees for loyalty and performance, and offer competitive salaries and performance bonuses.
Time for what mattersOur volunteering/charity days afford you the opportunity to give back to local communities, from soup kitchens, to canal clean-ups and bake sales.
Our people are at the core of everything we do
With offices in over 15 locations globally, Savills IM employees love to get together when they can, to network, learn, collaborate and most importantly have fun!
Financial Crime Prevention Manager
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