Finance, Risk and Compliance Financial Crime Opportunities


Baringa Partners is a fast growing consultancy with over 600 consultants, and offices within five of the world’s leading markets; London, Germany, Abu Dhabi, New York, and Sydney. We are a consultancy with a difference; we put our people first, and are passionate about providing our clients with deep technical and industry insights that deliver real and measurable results – with pragmatism.

Being an independent consultancy, we are not afraid to bring our own point of view, and challenge to help clients create outcomes that are right for them.

We have had some great achievements this year; winning a top ten spot in the UK for the twelfth successive year by the Great Place to Work Institute, our German offices being recognised as a Great Place to Work in the North Rhine-Westphalia awards, and also being recognised by The Times as one of the top 50 employers for women.

Baringa believe that diversity is paramount to driving creativity, innovation and value for our clients and for our people. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, age, or social background.

These are the reasons people come to us, and these are the reasons they stay.

“For me, Baringa is a great place to progress a career in finance, risk or regulatory consulting: our roster of clients extends from the most established banks and market participants to the newest, most innovative start-ups, across sectors as diverse as retail banking, wealth management, investment banking, insurance, asset management, commodities trading and energy. We are the trusted advisors and implementation partners our clients turn to with their finance optimisation, financial crime, risk management and regulatory compliance challenges and are known for our deep content expertise and our pragmatic, experience-led approach. Our client successes mean we’re always looking out for exceptional finance, risk and regulatory consultants and industry practitioners to join our team and we are committed to hiring top talent to build the very best practice in the market.” Stuart Cook - Lead Finance, Risk & Compliance Partner 


What will you be doing?

We work across the entire Financial Services industry helping our clients to shape and deliver their strategic anti-financial crime agenda. Financial crime risk is complex and ever evolving and we are working with our clients to design and implement robust governance, effective risk procedures and adequate internal control mechanisms to manage this risk.

You will be playing a lead role in the following types of client engagements:

Leading Financial Crime (Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions) engagements, for example: 
  • Designing and supporting the implementation of Financial Crime target operating models
  • Assessing and benchmarking firms’ FC systems and controls against regulation and legislation
  • Designing and implementing a range of key FC controls, translating regulatory requirements into business and functional requirements that describe the system, data, process and control changes required to achieve compliance
  • Designing and leading the implementation of FC technology solutions such as transaction monitoring, client screening

Supporting the development of the Financial Crime team and our go-to market propositions through:

  • Developing our Financial crime propositions in line with industry trends and client demand
  • Raising visibility of our FC capability, both internally and externally
  • Supporting the development of innovative Financial Crime thought leadershipPlaying a lead role in business development activities by identifying new business opportunities, responding to requests for proposals etc.   

    What’s in it for both of us?

    What’s in it for you?

    Well, it’s up to you. Baringa is what you make it.

    • The chance to operate at the forefront of the financial services industry in either Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance or all three!
    • Is there a good work-life balance? Absolutely. We have implemented a 3-4-5 policy to ensure that if you do need to work away from home or overseas you are never away for more than three nights a week
    • Promotion is solely based on your own performance, and we give you every opportunity to progress by having four promotional reviews a year
    • Ability to work closely with senior stakeholders both within Baringa and with the client
    • Who decides what training you get? You do. We invest in you, to ensure you remain the best in the business
    • We believe we are a great place to work – but it’s not just us that says that. We have won a top six spot for the seventh Successive year in the top places to work by the Great Place to Work Institute

    So what are we looking for?

    If you have any of the experience below we would love to hear from you:

    • Financial crime project leadership within a management consultancy or an internal change function in the banking, capital markets or insurance industries
    • Experience of designing, implementing and testing a broad range of FC controls
    • Knowledge and understanding of the current FC legal and regulatory landscape and key regulatory initiatives
    • Experience of the design and implementation of FC systems – such as transaction monitoring, client or payment screening
    • The ability to take ownership and deliver results in challenging, client-facing environments
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Strong academic performance with at least a Bachelor’s Degree