Financial Fraud Lead

University of Cambridge
December 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:£40,521-£54,395
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Financial Fraud Lead

Role Overview

The Financial Fraud Lead will be the lead for the Finance Division's defence against financial fraud. You will act as an ambassador of the Finance Division in promoting a culture of continuous improvement, be responsible for the Financial Fraud Framework (FFF) and work closely with stakeholders outside of Finance to maximise the effectiveness of the Financial Fraud Framework and develop and build the University's measures against fraud.

You will provide high-level support to senior members of the Finance Division, particularly in relation to the Audit Committee. You will work with colleagues across the University, and provide best practices to subsidiaries and affiliated entities, whilst keeping abreast of industry and regulatory development, including anti-money laundering regulations, and providing recommendations for action.

This is an outward-facing position where you will play a pivotal role in acting as the conduit to develop enhancements of the University's FFF in line with strategic aims and objectives, utilising their specialist knowledge to interpret requirements and transform them into effective and secure processes.

Your principal responsibilities are:

  • Manage, lead and own the Financial Fraud Framework and provide high level support and engagement to the stakeholder community; and
  • Continuously assess fraud risk relating to new and existing processes.
  • You will provide specialist skills to develop enhancements on financial fraud and anti-money laundering and communicates these to senior University officers and colleagues. You will work collaboratively with other key stakeholders to ensure appropriate systems, controls and procedures are in place to prevent, detect, respond and remediate issues pertinent to fraud risk.

    Your Skills

    You will have:

  • Experience in dealing with financial crime or fraud;
  • A strong understanding of financial crime trends including anti-money laundering;
  • Excellent investigatory and decision making skills:
  • The ability to proactively identify risks and propose solutions to mitigate them;
  • Knowledge of fraud threats and risks across all fraud types;
  • Experience in process optimisation and operational strategy transformation;
  • Experience working with large volumes of data and can interpret and articulate patterns and trends.
  • Benefits

    The University offers an excellent benefit package including:

  • 41 days annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Defined benefits pension schemes
  • Flexible working options
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Discounts on shopping
  • Rental deposit scheme
  • Public transport season ticket loans
  • Location

    The Finance Division has embraced hybrid working and individuals are currently working with their team two days a week from a University site, principally Greenwich House, and three days worked remotely (for those working a standard Mon to Fri week). This arrangement is subject to change and will not form a part of the contractual terms of the role.

    Funding for this post is permanent.

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure and a security check. We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    If you would like more information about this role, informal enquiries can be directed by email to Stephen Kent-Taylor, on Stephen.Kent- [email protected].

    If you have any questions the application process, please contact [email protected]

    Closing Date: 3rd December

    Interview Date: 11th December

    Please quote reference AG39470 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Financial Fraud Lead Further Information
  • Department/Location

    Finance Division








    20 November 2023

    Closing date

    3 December 2023

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