DMLRO – Prestigious International Bank

28th February 2024
City of London, United Kingdom
Job Type:
£90,000 - £110,000


Our client a prestigious banking organisation are currently seeking a Senior AML and Financial Crime Specialist (Senior Financial Crime Officer, AML Manager, DMLRO) who will take on their SMF17 function as an MLRO.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction of our client’s compliance and financial crime function and uphold their unwavering commitment to regulatory compliance and risk management. This is a hybrid role which would require you to travel 3 days a week to their London offices.


  • Assist the SMF16 / SMF17 in overseeing the Money Laundering Reporting function within the company.
  • Support the implementation and management of a comprehensive framework for monitoring and managing financial crime risks.
  • Provide regular reports to senior management on the status of the MLRO function.
  • Assist in leading investigations into potential breaches of regulations and policies.
  • Stay updated on relevant rules and legislation, providing early warnings and action plans.
  • Support the training and development of staff in financial crime prevention techniques and best practices.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of company policies and procedures related to financial crime prevention.


  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in AML / Financial Crime, with current or previous experience as a DMLRO / AML Manager / Financial Crime Specialist.
  • Ready to take on the SMF17 function approx. a year into the role.
  • Demonstrate strong reputation and relationship with the regulator to seek approval of SMCR function.
  • Ideally come from a small to medium size international bank, with understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and legislation related to anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT).
  • Knowledge of the UK and EU regulatory environment and key financial crime regimes, and emerging trends.

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