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Money Laundering Consultant for UK-based Start-Up

Project status
Project start date
Not specified
Project posted
23 Nov 2013 15:12
Project duration (approx.)
187 Days
Budget (approx.)
£3750 / day
Financial Services
Area of expertise
Legal / Compliance, Accounting and Finance
Off-site in 

Objectives and Key Deliverables

Banking could be so much better! Our client provides an easy, safe and fast way for people to transfer money abroad at very low and transparent cost. The peer-to-peer model helps users to avoid banks and their exceptional transaction and currency fees. We are a London-based Start-Up and now part of Start-Up Chile, a program created by the Chilean Government, that seeks to attract early stage, high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups in Chile, using it as a platform to go global. Currency Bird was selected with other 84 Startups among 1,500 applicants to experience their 8th Generation of world class entrepreneurs.However firms that provide payments in any kind must put in place systems and controls to prevent financial crime. Financial crime includes money-laundering. Therefore we are seeking a financial expert to bring our business to the next level.This client is looking to work with a consultant who can help them understand the FCA's requirements in regards to money laundering, to help the company gain their FCA licence.

The successful candidate needs to have strong
investigative skills; the ability to work independently, therefore he will be
part of a vibrant team of entrepreneurs who want to change the financial
service industry.  The candidate needs to demonstrate extensive
banking and compliance knowledge in FCA related issues, the ability to exercise
sound judgment and to observe the highest degree of confidentiality in the
handling of information received in the course of their responsibilities.

Qualifications And Background

Relevant bachelor degree or working experience required

Results oriented team player

Self-starter, capable of working under minimum supervision

Background in financial services.

Understanding of the FCA's requirements surrounding money laundering.

The consultant will be required to work independently as the majority of
this project will be remote.

Must be available ASAP.


The expected remuneration will be £3750 for this project.


Milestones and deliverable to be defined to short listed candidate by the client directly

Please be aware that most of the initial interviews will take place by Skype so
please make sure that you have access.

Requirement: Do you have an understanding of the FCA's requirements for gaining a licence, in regards to money laundering? Is this clearly obvious from your CV?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have a background in financial services that is clearly obvious from your CV?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Are you available ASAP?
Desired response: Yes

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