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Financial Crime Risk Manager – The Bank of London

Reference: 19866


Belfast, County Antrim



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21 July, 2022

Financial Crime Risk Manager – The Bank of London


The Abacus Careers team are exclusively supporting The Bank of London to appoint the most talented professionals from the local marketplace as they build their new Belfast based ‘UK Centre of Excellence’.

The Bank of London is a leading-edge technology company and the world’s first purpose-built global clearing, agency, and transaction bank. We leverage our patented technology innovations and differentiated bank capabilities to lift economies and communities by powering the borderless economic infrastructure of the future.

What We Are Looking For: 

You are highly motivated and confident about developing yourselves and others, challenging the status quo and driving meaningful change. You have read our values and see a strong fit with your own values.

The Role: 

In this vital role, you will support the Financial Crime Risk Director and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) with establishing the new Financial Crime Risk framework for the UK Bank, liaising with key stakeholders in the first line of defence teams, and monitoring the impact of changes to the regulatory landscape.

  • We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert in Financial Crime Risk to support the build out and embedding of the Bank’s Financial Crime Risk management framework.
  • Provide Financial Crime Policy (AML, Sanctions, AB&C) advice and guidance to the first line of defence.
  • Produce reports for Executive Management and Board Committees.
  • Support core deliverables such as the firm wide risk assessment, regulatory responses, horizon scanning, and targeted training as required.


Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever’s required to achieve the goals of the Financial Crime Team and wider business and have the ability to build, implement, and maintain new processes and frameworks.

  • Financial Crime SME with a minimum of three years’ second line of defence experience in policy and advisory activities
  • Strong technical knowledge in sanctions risk management
  • Ability to prioritise without direction
  • Flexible and positive attitude.
  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent and proven organisational skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • Demonstrates drive and commitment and is solutions focussed

Salary & Benefits: 

  • Market leading base salary
  • 43 days holidays
  • Up to 15% pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Stock options
  • Physical wellbeing (£800 a year gym contribution)


The Bank of London is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion, diversity and belonging. All qualified applicants are welcome and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion or religious expression, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity and expression, transgender, national origin, or military veteran status.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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