We are looking for a Global Financial Crime Manager to support the delivery of financial crime compliance activities for the Aviva Investors business with specific responsibility for the oversight of the Funds businesses in line with the Financial Crime Business Standard ("FCBS") issued by the Aviva Group. This will also include deputising for the Global Financial Crime Senior Manager.
Setting of policy for Financial Crime Compliance (FCC), including anti-money laundering (AML), sanctions, counter-terrorism finance (CTF), anti-bribery and corruption (ABC), prevention of the facilitation of tax evasion and Fraud in AI's UK regulated businesses, including regulatory development
Providing advice and guidance to AI's UK regulated businesses on financial crime compliance and in particular the funds business
Providing clear communications, training and awareness material to the UK business
Responding to adverse consequences arising from FCC and reputational breaches/issues so that the risks are managed, mitigated and reported, with remedial action initiated in line with the materiality of the risk/issue
Proactively and continuously assessing whether AI arrangements in the UK regulated businesses in respect of FCC meet best practice and driving change and enhancement on a timely basis
Undertaking periodic reviews and on-going monitoring activity of the UK funds business to assess how AI FCC standards, policies and procedures have been implemented according to agreed plans and timescales
Preparing and reporting on financial crime issues and risks relevant to the funds business to the relevant committees and boards
Assessing, interpreting and presenting regular management information, Key Risk Indicators and Key Performance Indicators in relation to FC across the UK funds businesses
Oversight of Line 1 functions carrying out FC operational tasks on the funds business
Supporting the Global Director of Financial Crime Compliance in managing global financial crime risk at Aviva Investors, including:
Taking a significant role in developing and feeding into the intelligence model to challenge and enhance the current financial crime threat assessment. This will involve seeking out new sources of intelligence, assessing intelligence gathered, and carrying out activities identified through the intelligence model
Taking a significant role within the community of financial crime role holders with Aviva Investors and Aviva Group
Adhering to and demonstrating adherence to internal controls such as the FCBS and Aviva Investor risk management arrangements. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records, providing relevant, timely and accurate reporting and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators
Good knowledge and demonstrable application of AML, CTF, ABC, Fraud and sanctions within asset management (in wholesale, intermediated and direct retail distribution channels) and related real estate activity
Strong knowledge of regulated investment fund activity
Demonstrable ability of effectively communicating to a wide range of business staff the regulatory and reputational risks attached to FCC and the implications of business strategy on the identification and management of FCC risks
Ability to work effectively and sensitively across geographies and cultures
Ability to take decisions based on your knowledge and experience
Proven ability to think proactively and come up with ideas for enhancements
Confidence to escalate key issues where necessary to direct line management and Senior Compliance and Risk managers
Proven ability to provide clear communications to the business
Experience of operational processes including the implementation of a continuous enhancement approach
Proven experience of Financial Crime expectations
Relevant compliance and internal control experience in Compliance disciplines (e.g. documentation, internal control)
Previous experience in delivering high performance (client services, behavioural expectations)
Degree level education preferred
Relevant professional qualification preferred or working towards qualification
Diversity and Inclusion
Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.
One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is bought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies. What's important to us is that you are supported to do the best work of your life.
You will be assessed against the Aviva values: care more, kill complexity, never rest and create legacy.