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FinCrime Manager (Crypto)



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2023

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

Financial Crime Compliance is a key team that ensures Revolut’s products and processes meet global AML/CTF regulatory requirements and translate these into the best customer outcomes.

They’ve got an outstanding ability to find solutions and carry out testing in a purely digital environment. Those data-driven experts know that better people and machines are the most effective way of managing compliance risk 🎯

We're seeking an intelligent, dynamic, innovative, and driven Financial Crime Compliance Manager to be part of the Crypto FinCrime Compliance team in the 2nd Line of Defence.

This position is critical to support the growth of Revolut’s business and will be the focal point for all activity within Revolut relating to Crypto. We are searching for someone with extensive experience in the financial industry and proven experience in a compliance function that is excited to design, lead and shape the future of oversight and compliance.

Up for the challenge? Let's get in touch 👇

What you’ll be doing

  • Maintaining and refreshing all group FinCrime policies
  • Providing oversight and support to the identification, remediation and resolution of FinCrime-related risk incidents
  • Assisting senior management in defining standards to manage financial crime risks and ensure that these standards are applied across the organisation
  • Providing 2LOD support to the business and 1LoD FinCrime teams with the launch of products, procedures, processes and systems
  • Ensuring FinCrime risks are considered in our day-to-day operation, e.g, in the development of new products and the taking-on of new customers
  • Supporting the maintenance of FinCrime training that is provided to all employees
  • Participating in FinCrime-related governance committees to check-and-challenge initiative owners, identify potential issues and propose solutions
  • Establishing, maintaining and reviewing dashboards on an ongoing basis, to identify areas that might fall outside of risk appetite and which require further investigation
  • Preparing reports to Senior Management, Group committees and the Board, and escalating any key or high risk financial crime compliance issues

What you'll need

  • 4+ years FinCrime (AML/CTF and Sanctions) experience, covering a wide range of subjects in depth across retail and business customer bases, such as KYC, CDD/EDD, Transaction Monitoring, Risk Assessments, Reporting (SARs).
  • Experience working with crypto products
  • Good understanding of both innovative financial services products (crypto, buy now-pay later, etc.) and associated financial crime risks
  • Knowledge and understanding of anti-financial crime frameworks: AML/CTF and Sanctions policies, and regulatory recommendations, risk management good practice, procedures and control arrangements in a complex financial organisation
  • Very strong knowledge of global requirements for financial crime controls
  • Understanding of industry-wide financial crime practices and trends
  • Strong knowledge and experience of identifying financial crime risks and potential vulnerabilities and advising on best practices to address those findings
  • A proven record of stakeholder management and the ability to collaborate, negotiate and communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • High degree of fluency and written communication skills in English

Nice to have

  • Professional qualification from an internationally recognised body (e.g. ICA, ACAMS)
  • Strong knowledge of key regulatory issues pertaining to anti-fraud and control assessment processes

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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