Manager – Financial Crime

Employer: Deloitte Romania
Domain:
  • Others
  • Banks - Financial Institutions
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 26.11.2022
    Short company description

    Voted the Most Desired Employer in Romania, in the Financial Services Industry, three consecutive times, in the Catalyst surveys, Deloitte Romania provides services in audit, tax, legal, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, business processes as well as technology services, through 2,000 professionals. The Regional Audit Delivery Center (RADC) provides Audit services to various Country Member Firms from Deloitte Central Europe and to their clients. The Tax & Legal Delivery Center (TLDC) offers services focused on 5 service lines: GES (Global Employer Services), Business Tax, Global Tax Center Europe, Global Trade Advisory (GTA) and Legal Center of Excellence (CoE).
    Worldwide, Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500 companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, with over 330,000 professionals. The organization is recognized among “World’s Best Workplaces™” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune and among “World’s Most Attractive Employers”, by Universum, according to 2020 surveys.

    We believe that innovation comes from contrasting disciplines, backgrounds and cultural perspectives and that the innovative solutions our people deliver have to always make an impact that matters. We celebrate individual strengths and we prioritize our people’s well-being.

    You bring the ambition, we’ll provide the opportunities.

    Requirements

    Deloitte has one of the largest forensic practices in the world with over 1400 dedicated practitioners in over 30 countries, providing you with the opportunity to work abroad and experience varying business and cultural environments. Being part of a specialist group of around 250 professionals, but within a large global firm, means you will be part of a close knit culture but with the support and benefits of a large organisation.

    Our clients range from major financial institutions from Deloitte Central Europe region (e.g., banks, asset managers, insurance companies, payment services providers, etc.) to large public/supra-national entities leveraging on the multidisciplinary strengths of our firm.

    You will gain exposure to incredibly exciting projects of a highly sensitive nature, working with clients to adapt and respond to new financial crime threats, to provide guidance on the application of new and emerging regulations and legislation, to identify weaknesses in systems and controls, to design and implement control enhancements and to support clients responding to regulatory action.

    As a Manager, your responsibilities will vary depending on the focus of your client engagement and your skillset, but could include and/or require the following:
    • Working on engagements with clients across the payments landscape related to anti-money laundering, sanctions, fraud, bribery and corruption, and conduct matters.
    • Communicating complex legislative or regulatory requirements to business audiences with ease
    • Leading or supporting the delivery of projects and workstreams (depending on scale) on a range of client engagements including:
    • assessing the adequacy of current systems and controls to manage financial crime risk, including conducting policy gap analyses against legal and regulatory requirements
    • advising on the identification and assessment of financial crime risk
    • advising on the design and implementation of systems and controls to manage financial crime risk or enhance operational efficiency
    • drafting and performing test scripts to assure the effectiveness of financial crime controls
    • advising on the response to regulatory action (including skilled person reviews, SAMLP visits)
    • conducting customer due diligence, sanctions and transaction monitoring look-backs
    • Developing new methods and tools to support the high quality and innovative delivery of advice and services to clients
    • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution
    • Mentoring and appraising staff as part of the performance management process
    • Building a broad network of client relationships within the financial crime community and wider financial services industry
    • Proactively supporting business development initiatives and go-to-market offerings, identifying new opportunities to deliver value to clients
    • Supporting client account teams, including the management of relationships and project opportunities
    • Contributing to articles and thought leadership pieces on financial crime and broader regulatory matters in order to build eminence in the marketplace

    Responsibilities

    Your work, your choice
    At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

    Your professional experience
    At Deloitte, our people are expected to have the professional and personal skills to provide a distinctive client experience during our engagements. We understand that we need different types of people with different skills to provide our clients with the best possible service. So whether you are a delivery specialist, regulatory advisor or technical master you will be able to find something exciting and entertaining.
    To qualify, you must possess demonstrable knowledge, a proven ability to deliver with strong experience in financial crime
    Essential:
    • Proficient technical knowledge and experience of one of more of the financial crime risk domains (AML, sanctions, fraud, bribery and corruption, anti-tax evasion)
    • Good familiarity with the breadth of laws and regulations imposed on the regulated firms to defend against financial crime and strong practical experience of converting them into operational reality
    • A sound understanding of one or more segments of the financial services industry (banking through to insurance)
    • Show interest in FinTech/RegTech world in the context of supporting innovation to solve issues our clients are facing
    • Highly effective interpersonal skills and strong evidence of designing solutions to problems and the ability to translate design into implementation actions
    • Good experience in leading workshops, sessions or meetings with various business or technical stakeholders to define requirements or strategic objectives for financial crime related issues
    • Ability to assist sales activity, from identifying opportunities for client engagement, designing responses to market offerings through to supporting oral presentations
    • Project management experience, with the ability to understand key risks to successful delivery and how to resolve
    • Excellent people management skills and experience in building, developing and leading diverse teams, fostering an environment of learning, inclusion and support
    • Deep interest in innovation and a drive to build personal eminence in the industry
    • Continual pursuit of broadening the skills of themselves and the team
    • Advanced writing skills including design thinking, sentence construction, punctuation, syntax etc.
    • Good presentation skills including presentation design and delivery

    The following will be considered an advantage:
    • Professional qualifications in financial crime e.g. ICA or ACAMS or equivalent desirable, though not essential
    • A developing network of relevant contacts within the market