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Econ Crime Gov & Reporting Risk Specialist

Apply now Job no: 074837
Work type: Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location: Remote - work from anywhere within the UK
Categories: Risk

Business Unit / Team: Fraud & Financial Crime, Group Customer Experience
Salary range: £36,800 - £52,200 DOE plus red-hot benefits
Location:  UK Flexible 

Your next adventure starts here

As an experienced governance and reporting specialist who will be responsible for leading the coordination of Economic Crime (EC) governance forums in the first line of defence helping the bank to effectively manage financial crime risk and protect its customers.

You'll coordinate and collate a suite of reporting to ensure senior management in Compliance, Risk and business functions receive actionable insights on Economic Crime risk and performance. This will involve challenging the leadership team in Economic Crime including Operations Service Delivery Management, Risk Operations and Fraud and Financial Crime Analytics to ensure reporting adds value and accurately presents risks. In addition you will use your stakeholder management and communication skills to coordinate first line of defence EC governance, taking responsibility for the effective operation of forums.

What you’ll be doing

  • Oversee the preparation of dashboards and MI on EC risk management and performance for board and senior management level reporting.
  • Manage content sources, data flows and reporting deadlines for all required reporting, ensuring inputs are submitted on a timely basis.
  • Review and challenge commentary provided by Senior Managers in Operations Service Delivery Management, Risk Operations and Fraud and Financial Crime Analytics to ensure the quality of papers.
  • Define and maintain appropriate governance and procedural documentation.
  • Ensure an efficient flow of information across the organisation.
  • Facilitate the development of new reporting based on evolving stakeholder requirements.
  • Escalate any control failures highlighted by MI in a timely and effective manner.
  • Coordinate and draft inputs for standing EC and business risk committees and forums with the audience including the Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Senior Managers with responsibilities in fraud and financial crime.

We need you to have

  • Proven track record of successfully managing and coordinating committees or forums in a corporate governance environment.
  • Practical experience of prioritising workload and working to tight deadlines.
  • Confidence in raising difficult issues with senior management in a meeting environment.
  • Practical experience of producing reports to engage and influence senior management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Economic Crime risk and industry trends.
  • Expertise in managing deadlines and the ability to challenge effectively

It’s a bonus if you have but not essential

  • Experience of effective governance practice in a regulated sector.
  • Experience in the reporting and visualisation of MI and data.
  • Knowledge of data quality and validation.


Red Hot Rewards

  • Generous holidays - 38.5 days annual leave (including bank holidays and prorated if part-time)​ plus the option to buy more
  • Up to five extra paid well-being days per year​ 
  • 20 weeks paid, gender-neutral family leave (52 weeks in total) for expectant parents and those looking to adopt 
  • Market-leading pension and free private medical cover
  • Flexible benefits include Cycle to Work, wellness and health assessments, and critical illness 
  • Ability to work anywhere in the UK​ (where the role allows) 

And there's no waiting around, you'll enjoy these benefits from day one.

Feeling insatiably curious about this role? Apply as soon as you can. If we’re lucky to receive a lot of interest, we may close the advert early and would hate you to miss out.

We're all about helping you Live a Life More Virgin, so happy to talk flexible working with you.

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Now the legal bit
Living A Life More Virgin allows our colleagues to be based anywhere in the UK (if the role allows it), but we'll need you to confirm you have the right to work in the UK.

If you're successful in securing a role with us, there are some checks you need to complete before starting. These include credit and criminal record checks and three years' worth of satisfactory references. If the role is part of the Senior Manager Regime and Certification Regime, it requires enhanced pre-employment checks – we'll ask for six years of regulatory references, and once in the role, you'll be subject to periodic employment checks. 

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