MLRO - Global Wealth Manager - London

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MLRO - Wealth & Asset Manager - London

An opportunity has arisen for an MLRO at a leading global wealth and asset manager that provides International private banking, wealth planning, trust and fiduciary services, investment management, brokerage services and research to private and intermediary clients across the world.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Providing leadership to the business on all matters relevant to financial crime prevention across jurisdictions, including escalating significant matters promptly, providing additional information, analysing and interpreting legal, regulatory and internal policy/procedure issues.
  • Implementing Group updates to local financial crime prevention policies and procedures
  • Providing direction to the business and regional teams on a range of matters, including high risk/special focus/PEP account opening requests, payment to/from restricted accounts.
  • Updating local policies and procedures to incorporate changes due to regulatory, structural and systems changes.
  • Reviewing new accounting applications and apply internal policies and procedures and local regulatory requirements to ascertain whether additional information is required to enable such applications to be signed-off.
  • Reviewing and processing alerts produced daily by automated client name and transaction screening tools, including transaction surveillance, Sanctions and PEP screening tools.
  • Reviewing alerts generated by automated transaction monitoring systems employees and, as appropriate evaluate, investigate, and make disclosures to the relevant authorities and police
  • Receiving Suspicious Activity Reports from employees and, as appropriate evaluating, investigating, and recommending to the MLRO whether disclosure to the relevant authorities/police is required
  • Assisting in the delivery of appropriate financial crime prevention and Sanctions induction, annual refresher, and other training
  • Contributing to regulatory on-site examinations including preparation, on site support and follow up activity

  • Significant experience of delivering high quality anti money laundering support to a sophisticated client base
  • Significant experience within the investment management sectors, with day to day interaction with Senior Executives.
  • Able to demonstrate proven depth in the core areas of Financial Crime, and be able to quickly apply a combination of technical and commercial thinking to any business issue arising.

Salary - £90,000 to £100,000 (+ highly competitive package)

Location -London

This is a fantastic opportunity for an accomplished MLRO / Deputy MLRO who is keen to progress their career within a highly successful global organisation. Applications are now open, so if you are interested please send a copy of your CV in Word format directly to Ryan Graham at

Sthree UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.