Compliance Officer, Private Bank - London

22 Apr 2012
29 Apr 2012
Liam Taaffe
Experience / PQE
Senior Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

My client is a world leading sovereign wealth fund with a number of exclusive brands under its management. They now wish to recruit a compliance officer for its Private Bank to focus on the review and procedure of its personalized banking service which operates from London.

The Role
You will Head up the Bank's Compliance function and maintain the role of Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) with responsibility for all aspects of the Bank's Compliance function.
FSA Approved Person: Money Laundering (CF11). You will advise the Board and Senior Management on all compliance laws, regulations, rules and standards keeping them informed on developments and foster a compliance culture throughout the Bank. You will deal with the on-going review of the Bank's policies, procedures, systems and controls to ensure that they meet with current regulatory and audit requirements. As part of your position you will develop a compliance monitoring program to identify, document and assess the compliance risks associated with the Bank's business activities. You will test and monitor the Bank's compliance with all regulatory rules and requirements (mortgage regulation, POCA, complaints procedures, anti-money laundering and KYC, HMRC issues, BCOBS, Liquidity, Capital etc.). You will ensure all of the Bank's literature and media are compliant whilst AML, KYC, KYCB checks are carried out and evidenced for all new accounts opened.


For further information please contact Liam Taaffe on +44 207 269 9122 or email a copy of your CV to:


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