FinCrime Risk Manager (Sanctions)



London, UK · Madrid, Spain · Portugal · Spain · United Kingdom · Poland · Spain · Lithuania · Poland · Portugal · United Kingdom · Remote
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 Product teams are at the forefront of Revolut’s efforts to keep customers and their money safe. Working within Revolut’s first line of defence, each team builds products and processes to ensure effective risk management and compliance with regulatory obligations while maintaining a close focus on customer experience and outcomes 💫

We aim to prevent financial crime more effectively than traditional financial institutions and use small and nimble teams powered by smart data to do this. We’re looking for a Global Subject Matter Expert with solid financial crime experience. Someone who’ll support our first-line FinCrime teams in building safe, effective controls, advise on financial crime decision-making, and collaborate with control testing.

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

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with the Product team to perform financial crime risk assessments related to sanctions
  • 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
  • Identifying potential gaps in existing financial crime processes, systems, and controls, and driving these enhancements
  • 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 and law enforcement
  • Collaborating, coordinating, and partnering with Revolut’s Product, Compliance, and Audit teams, as well as local legal entities

What you'll need

  • 4+ years of financial crime experience, working in either consultancy or financial institutions in either AML/CTF
  • Excellent knowledge of global requirements for financial crime controls
  • Experience performing detailed financial crime risk assessments, and assessing, designing, and testing controls
  • A good understanding of both traditional and innovative financial services products (crypto, buy-now-pay later, 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
  • Solid analytical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • To be highly organised with a structured working style
  • Impressive report writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Fluency in English with impeccable communication skills

Compensation range

  • Lithuania: €4,200 - €5,000 gross monthly*
  • Other locations: Compensation will be discussed during the interview process

*Final compensation will be determined based on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and previous experience

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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