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In-Business Financial Crime Risk Manager - SVP (Hybrid) at Citi

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
The Financial Crime Risk Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, governance, and oversight for the Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruptions (AB&C) risk stripes within Citi's Banking business. The role will have a Global mandate, be part of the first line of defence (1LOD) and focus on the Commercial Banking business. Citi Commercial Banking (CCB) provides global banking capabilities to mid-sized, globally-oriented companies across all stages of their growth.

As the position will not have any direct reports, the incumbent will need to work closely with the In-Business Risk and Control (IBRC) teams within the countries and clusters to deliver their book of work.

Key Responsibilities
o Responsible for managing CCB's global Financial Crime program;
o Drive a consistent and holistic approach to Financial Crime risk management within CCB;
o Provide advisory to the regional, country and cluster CCB teams;
o Closely collaborate with Banking's central Financial Crime team to ensure alignment with the other Banking businesses (Corporate Bank and Investment Bank);
o Build strong working relationships with the second lines of defence partners within AML, Sanctions and AB&C;
o Lead initiatives and actions to identify, assess and reduce key emerging and existing risk areas;
o Prioritize areas of focus based on level of investment, inherent risk, complexity of change and other risk factors
o Represent the CCB business in senior Governance and Financial Crime forums, as well as by leading key Financial Crime projects/initiatives;
o Serve as CCB lead in global Financial Crime audits, reviews and remediation work;
o Maintain knowledge and understanding of new and changing Financial Crime policy, regulations and requirements and assess the implications for the CCB business;
o Establish processes to identify internal/industry trends, themes and areas requiring improved controls;
o Develop and disseminate communications and training on key risk topics and initiatives both within IBRC and for key front line stakeholders;
o Identify opportunities to work across risk stripes to strengthen and/or simplify existing controls;
o Act as the Financial Crime expert for the business's self-assessment processes, and monitor the outcome of the Managers Control Assessment (MCA) to identify risks and vulnerabilities;
o Uphold a culture of Compliance and awareness in the CCB.


The ideal candidate will have the following attributes and qualifications:

o Direct experience of leading a Financial Crime program, framework or team;
o Experience of working across Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruptions.
o Strong knowledge of commercial banking products and services;
o Ability to balance regulatory/policy requirements with business realities;
o Experience of working in a global, dynamic environment;
o Ability to work independently and under pressure to manage deadlines;
o Strong influencing and leadership skills;
o Must have analytical inquisitiveness and problem solving ability;
o Demonstrated ability to think strategically and 'connect the dots', yet remain detail-oriented;
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
o Demonstrated ability to interact with senior audiences, as well as second/third lines of defence and regulators;
o Forward-compatible mindset, with the desire to leverage technology to improve analytics;
o Experience with MS Office tools: PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint.

o Financial Crime certification preferred (ACAMS, ICA)
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