Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

Senior Consultant

United Kingdom
7 days ago


FINTRAIL – Senior Consultant
Job Description and Objectives


FINTRAIL is a global financial crime consultancy supporting the FinTech, banking and regulated financial services sectors, ensuring they meet regulatory expectations and can effectively combat financial crime risks, enabling them to thrive. This is achieved through the provision of risk-based consultancy and specialist services that put our clients at the centre of everything we do. 

FINTRAIL is a global business which works with some of the most exciting businesses, transforming the future of financial services. As well as our consultancy business, FINTRAIL also runs the FinTech FinCrime Exchange (FFE), a global network that connects the FinTech community in the fight against financial crime by providing opportunities to share insight and best practice.  FINTRAIL authored the ACAMS ‘AML for FinTech’ and “FinTech as your Customer’ certificates and partnered with ACAMS to develop the Certified AML FinTech Compliance Associate (CAFCA) qualification.

This role can be performed remotely, though applicants must be based in and have a valid right to work in one of the following countries: UK, Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden or Singapore. 


The Senior Consultant will be involved in performing consultancy projects, as well as conducting business development, working on global strategy and supporting internal operations.  

●    Managing and delivering projects to clients globally across all pillars of FINTRAIL’s business through the full project lifecycle.●    Expanding FINTRAIL’s business by developing a strong network of industry contacts, pitching for new business, acquiring clients, and maintaining existing client relationships.
●    Supporting the development and execution of a coherent business strategy by contributing to shaping and owning elements of the strategy plan and identifying new revenue opportunities.
●    Attending, speaking and engaging at appropriate industry events, as well as writing content pieces and posting on social media platforms, in order to promote and grow FINTRAIL’s presence. 
●    Developing and improving FINTRAIL’s policies, procedures and processes around internal and external tasks.
●    When required, developing and supporting other FINTRAIL staff through appropriate training, guidance, mentorship and practical direction setting.  In the future, the role may involve direct line management.
●    Continuing to develop professionally through the completion of relevant training and self-study.

Who we are looking for
●    An experienced financial crime professional with a broad knowledge of financial crime threat areas and programme controls.
●    An independent self-starter comfortable working solo, with significant engagement with and support from the global team.
●    Someone with a challenger mindset, keen to think creatively and challenge industry norms to identify more efficient and effective ways to fight financial crime.
●    Someone adaptable who would enjoy the varied nature of consultancy work and is happy juggling multiple client assignments and internal projects at the same time.
●    We are a relatively young, fast-growing company, so we’re looking for someone who’ll embrace a culture where everyone, whatever their level, helps build and drive the company forward outside the formal remit of their role.

FINTRAIL is an equal opportunities employer, we celebrate, encourage and support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at FINTRAIL are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit. We will not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, ethnic origin, religious belief, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other individual characteristic which may unfairly affect a person’s opportunities.


Relevant skills and experience


●    Experience in financial crime within a financial institution (bank, FinTech, other regulated entity) or a financial crime-focused consultancy team
●    Experience in, or demonstrable interest in, the FinTech industry 
●    Knowledge of the local and international AML legislation 
●    Excellent written and verbal English communication skills


●    Familiarity with working with data and/or RegTech tools
●    Consultancy experience (business development, client relationship management, good regional network of contacts)
●    Formal industry qualifications (e.g. ACAMS, ICA)
●    Additional language skills a bonus

There is a task to complete as part of the application. For details please see:


Apply by September 26th, 2021 ---> First Interview by October 1st ---> Second Interview by October 8th ---> Meet the team October 15th 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58486150
  • Location:
    United Kingdom
  • Position Title: Senior Consultant
  • Company Name: FINTRAIL
  • Industry: Consulting
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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