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Risk and Compliance AML Manager

Michael Page
West Midlands, England, Birmingham
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + bonus
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Work with the Head of Risk & Compliance to support AML compliance and provide support the wider business in respect of AML requirements.

Client Details

Founded in Birmingham in 1808, they have provided commercial legal services to individuals and businesses over the last 200 years.


  • Keeping up to date with legal and regulatory obligations in respect of KYC/AML.
  • Having in depth knowledge of our policies and procedures applicable to AML, client onboarding and ongoing monitoring.
  • Demonstrating a good understanding of the business and its aims and objectives.
  • Providing expert and constructive support to the business in respect of AML and KYC and acting as a central point of contact for our CMI teams and the wider business in respect of AML issues
  • Escalating issues to CMI team Managers / Head of Risk & Compliance / the MLRO where appropriate.
  • Working closely with CMI team Managers to provide operational oversight, guidance and support within CMI team, promoting collaborative working and opportunities for continual improvement.
  • Taking responsibility for quality assurance and technical excellence in respect of AML and KYC issues, meeting and promoting quality standards and controls, ensuring consistency of output and appropriate record keeping.
  • Understanding our AML policies and procedures, and supporting appropriate application across the business; continuously identifying areas for improvement and promoting technical knowledge and competencies
  • Co-operating with Internal Audit function.
  • Proactively building and developing relationships with other functions to ensure effective sharing of knowledge.
  • Cascading technical knowledge and feedback from the business to Risk & Compliance function, and contributing to bulletins, lessons learnt and feedback loops to support continuous improvement and best practice
  • Supporting Head of Risk & Compliance to provide training to the business and undertaking liaison activities, acting as a credible ambassador for Risk & Compliance.
  • Ensuring clear and accurate audit trails are maintained to demonstrate steps taken in respect of AML/KYC and to evidence our decision making.
  • Drafting communications to the business, using own initiative (with support from Head of Risk & Compliance).
  • Maintaining confidentiality in respect of the business and its clients at all times


The role is suitable for someone looking to grow their career within risk and compliance from the experience they have gained at a similar level.

Job Offer

A competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual performance with an opportunity to receive an annual bonus.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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