Corporate Bank

Financial Crime Governance Expert m/f/d

Salary Negotiable
Contract Permanent
Sector Governance and Risk
Location Germany
Start date 01/11/2024


Our client is a leading financial institution with a global presence and a reputation for excellence in banking services. They offer a wide range of financial products and services to corporate, institutional, and individual clients.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our client's team as the AFC Governance & Risk Assessment Expert. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) governance framework and conducting risk assessments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies. You will play a key role in identifying, assessing, and mitigating AFC risks across the organization.

Your tasks

  1. Develop and Maintain AFC Governance Framework: Design, implement, and maintain an effective AFC governance framework in alignment with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  2. Policy and Procedure Development: Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to develop and update AFC policies, procedures, and guidelines in response to changes in regulations and emerging risks.
  3. Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Conduct comprehensive risk assessments of AFC-related activities, including customer due diligence, transaction monitoring, and sanctions screening. Identify and evaluate AFC risks, and develop strategies to mitigate those risks effectively.
  4. Monitoring and Reporting: Establish robust monitoring mechanisms to track AFC risks and compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirements. Prepare and present regular reports to senior management and relevant committees.
  5. Training and Awareness: Develop and deliver training programs on AFC governance, risk assessment methodologies, and regulatory requirements to enhance staff awareness and understanding.
  6. Regulatory Compliance: Stay informed about relevant laws, regulations, and industry guidance related to AFC, and ensure ongoing compliance by implementing necessary changes to policies and procedures.
  7. Stakeholder Management: Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including Compliance, Legal, Risk Management, and Business Units, to facilitate effective communication and coordination on AFC-related matters.

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Law, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CAMS, CRCM) is preferred.
  • Several years of experience in Anti-Financial Crime, Compliance, Risk Management, or related fields within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Strong understanding of AFC regulations, including AML, KYC, sanctions, and anti-bribery and corruption requirements.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing AFC governance frameworks, policies, and procedures.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to assess complex risks and develop effective mitigation strategies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact confidently with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Proficiency in German and English

Your benefits

  • hybrid working model
  • flexible working hours
  • corporate benefits
  • travel commute
  • BVV / Insurance Benefits
  • modern office spaces
  • international environment

If you are a dynamic and self-motivated professional with a passion for AFC governance and risk management, we invite you to join our client's team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping and enhancing their AFC compliance program in a challenging and rewarding environment. Apply now to be considered for this position.

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Financial Crime Governance Expert m/f/d

Salary Negotiable
Contract Permanent
Sector Governance and Risk
Start date 01/11/2024