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Financial Crime Compliance Officer (0175)

The Role

The Financial Crime Officer provides additional dedicated Financial Crime resource within the Compliance team. They deal with all aspects of financial crime prevention for our swiftly growing brokerage business. 


  • Assisting with the day-to-day financial crime prevention effort, including but not limited to – AML, CTF, KYC, ABAC, Sanctions and Fraud.
  • Providing Financial Crime guidance and support to the front office.
  • Delivering on items on the Financial Crime implementation plan and roadmap.
  • Conducting Financial Crime quality assurance and monitoring programs.
  • Conducting high risk client reviews, and EDD investigations.
  • Assisting the Head of Financial Crime in completion of Financial Crime management information and ad-hoc reports.
  • Assisting with Financial Crime investigations and escalations.
  • Liaising with on-boarding and providing support and guidance when required.
  • Assisting with extracting and interrogating data to complete annual Financial Crime reviews.
  • Working closely with the documentation team to address issues and concerns and provide advice and guidance when required.
  • Assisting with the implementation and development of Financial Crime and Compliance training needs analysis.
  • Reporting and escalating non-compliance with applicable policies, i.e. to the Head of Financial Crime and Head of Compliance & MLRO as appropriate.
  • Working alongside the Compliance Team to ensure on-going development and maintenance of an effective Compliance function, taking an active part in team meetings, and participating in business planning.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, preferred
  • Experience of working in a dedicated financial crime compliance role 
  • Good working knowledge of Financial Crime regulation and legislation.
  • Good working knowledge of FCA regulation and industry guidance.
  • Ability to read and assess applicability of relevant regulation and legislation
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to extract and interrogate data
  • Excellent report writing and other communication skills

Who We Are

Established in 1783, ED&F Man is an employee-owned agricultural commodities merchant with 7,000 people in 60 countries and annual revenue in excess of $10bn.  We trade sugar, coffee, molasses, animal feed, grains and pulses. We help our counterparties manage price risk through hedging and provide access to commodity and capital markets through our brokerage business.

Our global financial brokerage blends the heritage and experience of ED&F Man with our capital markets expertise. Our business ethos centres on integrity, trust, client care and astute risk management. We execute orders for institutional investors, hedge fund managers and professional traders across a broad range of asset classes including: metals; ags & softs; energy; foreign exchange; equities; fixed income; and futures & options.

Our services include trade processing, clearing, execution, market making and agency based electronic and voice brokerage. Using our world-class IT infrastructure, we also offer specialised connectivity, hosting, network and infrastructure services to firms seeking optimised low latency derivative trading and clearing solutions. Our strong capital base and balance sheet enable us to offer stability, assurance and strength.

Essential Behaviours

Here at ED&F Man we are guided by our five company values: Respect, Integrity, Meritocracy, Client Focus and Entrepreneurship.

Our values are underpinned by a set of essential behaviours, which form part of our performance management approach.  Delivering on our objectives is very much about ‘what’ we do, but these essential behaviours also provide a guide and measure for ‘how’ we do things.

As part of the annual performance review, all employees are measured either against a set of five Leadership Essentials if you are a people manager or four Performance Essentials if you are an individual contributor.


1. Drives Innovation
2. Leads People
3. Delivers Results
4. Collaborates
5. Manages Resources


1. Drives Innovation
2. Leads People
3. Delivers Results
4. Collaborates

Equal Opportunities Statement

ED&F Man is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (identity, gender expression), genetic information or any characteristic protected by local law.  

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3 London Bridge Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9SG
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