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Financial Crime MLRO

Paris, France

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Compliance

Reference Code: 90391208

Contract: Permanent

Financial Crime Money Laundering Reporting Officer
Paris

As a Barclays Financial Crime MLRO, you will ensure supervision of the Financial Crime function for Barclays Bank PLC - France Branch (BBPLC France). The Financial Crime MLRO (BBPLC Branch) will be part of the Barclays Bank Ireland PLC - France Branch (BBI France) Financial Crime Team and provide assistance on the BBI activities. You will act as the point of contact to the French regulator Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) on Financial Crime subjects in respect of BBPLC France.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

We want to help Barclays become everything it can be in Europe. We’re building a truly European bank with the support of one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, and this creates big career development opportunities for everyone involved. We offer challenging, career defining roles, and the opportunity to test your skills and try new ideas. This is your chance to stretch yourself and accelerate your progression.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?
•    Leading oversight of compliance with Barclays AML, ABC and Sanctions Policies and local Financial Crime laws and regulations across first and second lines of defence (1LOD and 2LOD)
•    Providing advice and guidance across 1LOD and 2LOD to support mitigating Financial Crime risks
•    Assisting the Head of Financial Crime Europe in the supervision of the wider Financial Crime function in Europe
•    Providing subject matter expertise, advice and guidance to the business and other key stakeholders, in relation to the escalation of Financial Crime related queries and issues
•    Monitoring compliance of the activities in France and Belgium with applicable Barclays’ Financial Crime standards and related local laws and regulations
•    Ensuring timely and effective reporting/escalation of related Financial Crime issues to relevant stakeholders BI France and Belgium and provide MI as appropriate
•    Acting as a reporting officer and correspondent to French and Belgian FIUs and answer official requests
•    Working closely with the Head of Financial Crime for France and Belgium and the Financial Crime teams, centrally and in Europe


What we’re looking for:
•    Proven technical expertise in the field of Financial Crime - including domestic and international laws, regulations, and best practice regarding Financial Crime
•    Legal, ACOI (Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland) or relevant Financial Crime qualification
•    In-depth knowledge of French, Belgian and/or international Financial Crime regulation and legislation
•    Clear communicator-– both written and verbal and fluent in English and French


Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Financial Services, in particular, Banking industry experience
•    Proven experience in a similar compliance /AML role at Financial Crime Advisory Level
•    Experience in working in a matrix structure and being the recipient of outsourced activities
•    The ability to skillfully co-ordinate working across a wide range of stakeholders both within and beyond the function

Where will you be working?

Dating from 1922, Barclays has a long established presence in France. Today, from our office in Paris we provide a full service Investment Bank offering to our local and global clients. Our integrated coverage model means we are able to provide our clients with access to deep expertise across sectors, regions and products. We deliver informed strategic advice, comprehensive financial solutions and risk management services, creating sophisticated strategies customised to meet our clients’ needs.







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We’ve had a presence in Europe almost as long as there’s been a Barclays. So, we’re building on solid foundations, leveraging our embedded talent, in 10 locations across the region allowing us to draw on a wealth of local and regional insight. For more information click here.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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