Corporate & Institutional Bank

Head of Compliance & Financial Crime

Salary Negotiable
Contract Permanent
Sector Compliance
Location Frankfurt, Germany
Start date ASAP


Company Overview:

Our client is a leading financial institution committed to providing innovative banking solutions and excellent customer service. They strive to be a trusted partner in the financial well-being for their customers. With a global presence, they are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of compliance and integrity.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our client's team as the Head of Compliance & Financial Crime. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring that the bank adheres to all relevant regulations and standards while actively preventing and mitigating financial crimes.

Your tasks

  1. Compliance Leadership:
    • Provide strategic direction and oversight for the compliance function within the organization.
    • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with local and international regulations.
    • Stay abreast of changes in regulatory requirements and proactively advise senior management on necessary adjustments.
  2. Financial Crime Prevention:
    • Design and lead the bank's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) programs.
    • Develop and maintain a robust framework for the prevention, detection, and reporting of suspicious activities.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure the effectiveness of financial crime prevention measures.
  3. Risk Assessment and Monitoring:
    • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential compliance and financial crime risks.
    • Implement and manage a comprehensive monitoring program to identify and address potential breaches of compliance policies.
    • Regularly report to senior management and relevant committees on the status of compliance and financial crime risk mitigation.
  4. Training and Awareness:
    • Develop and deliver training programs to enhance staff awareness and understanding of compliance and financial crime prevention measures.
    • Foster a culture of compliance and ethical behavior throughout the organization.
  5. Regulatory Relationships:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for regulatory agencies on compliance and financial crime matters.
    • Foster positive relationships with regulatory authorities to ensure a collaborative and transparent approach.

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Law, Business, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CAMS, CFE, etc.) is a plus.
  • Extensive experience in compliance, financial crime prevention, and risk management within the banking industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of local and international regulations related to banking and financial services.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to influence and drive change at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Your benefits

  • BVV
  • company events
  • modern office space in the center of Frankfurt am Main
  • international banking environment
  • responsible role with room for career development
  • personal development, certificates
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Head of Compliance & Financial Crime

Salary Negotiable
Contract Permanent
Sector Compliance
Start date ASAP