The Group Compliance Function aim is to proactively support Willis Towers Watson to generate sustainable value, helping the company to deliver good client outcomes, manage its conduct, protect against regulatory risk, and to maintain strong regulatory relationships. We aim to be a trusted partner to the business.
The Financial Crime Manager will be part of the global Financial Crime Team, a specialist unit in the Compliance & Risk function within the Office of General Counsel. The Financial Crime Manager will have global responsibilities, working with business, Legal and Compliance colleagues around the world.
Work closely with the Group Directors in the Financial Crime Team in respect of core financial crime matters; anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, bribery & corruption, third party risk, gifts, entertainment & hospitality, sanctions, export controls
Conduct general Financial Crime advisory work for key stakeholders; Financial Crime Directors (Sanctions, AML and Third Parties), local Compliance Officers, Legal, Senior Management, Risk Function etc.
Interpretation of law and regulation with provision of expert advice on due diligence and KYC requirements for entities across the Group.
As part of the team, lead on:
Defining, reviewing and writing DD / KYC policies, procedures and processes for the WTW Group
Develop and enhance Group, localised and specific Financial Crime Policies, Procedures where necessary
Develop, enhance and roll out Group, localised and specific Financial Crime training where necessary
Creation and enhancement of Financial Crime Management Information Reports
Key liaison and relationship manager with the Group's data reference teams to help retain and enhance the standards of due diligence across the Group
Assist in the creation and completion of financial crime related risk assessments for entities and business areas as necessary
Responsibility for assisting with and providing guidance on high risk escalated 'know your client' matches referred to the Group Financial Crime Team from the Group's KYC functions
Involvement in adhoc project work driven by the Office of General Counsel's objectives and / or priorities
Perform sanctions advisory work during cyclically busy periods
Draft and co-ordinate global and targeted communications on behalf of the Financial Crime Team
Keep abreast of industry trends and anticipate areas of focus and attention of regulators, keeping business management and compliance colleagues informed.
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Established financial services professional with at least five years financial crime experience
Preferably holds a relevant ICA qualification
Project management experience preferable
Competent computer skills in Excel and Outlook
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
The ability to process information in an accurate and fast manner
Willingness to learn and flexibility to adapt to change
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