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FinCrime Risk Manager (KYB)



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

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. Data-driven experts know that better people and machines are the most effective way of managing compliance risk 🎯

We're looking for a FinCrime Risk Manager with solid KYB experience. Someone who'll support our first-line KYB teams in building safe, effective controls, advise on financial crime decision-making, assess, and validate KYB risks, and support our business control function with control testing.

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

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with product teams to perform financial crime risk assessments regarding KYB risks
  • Supporting the design and development of innovative yet practical financial crime control by translating regulatory requirements into actionable controls
  • Assessing and monitoring the impact of new initiatives to Revolut’s overall financial crime risk and control framework
  • Proactively identifying potential gaps in existing financial crime processes, systems, and controls and driving enhancements to these
  • Keeping up to date with relevant regulations, industry guidance, and financial services innovations, particularly from a financial crime risk perspective
  • Ensuring clarity, transparency, and insight in both BAU and growth/expansion related discussions with regulators, law enforcement, and banking partners
  • Collaborating, coordinating, and partnering with Revolut’s product, compliance, and audit teams, as well as local legal entities

What you'll need

  • Excellent financial crime experience, ideally gained via working in either a consultancy or a financial institution
  • Exceptional knowledge of global requirements for financial crime and KYB controls for Business customers -e.g. assessment of complex ownership structures, understanding of risks associated with businesses conducting certain activities, etc.
  • Experience in performing detailed financial crime risk assessments, and assessing, designing, and testing mitigating controls
  • A good understanding of both traditional and innovative financial services products (such as crypto, Banking as a Service, etc.) and associated financial crime risks
  • Proficiency in performing detailed and efficient research of regulatory requirements, industry guidance, and case studies in relation to new markets or products
  • An understanding of industry-wide financial crime practices and trends
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • To be highly organised and have a structured working style
  • Exceptional report writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Fluency in English with excellent communication skills

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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