Compliance Officer London/Kent

Harrison Holgate
City of London, London
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading specialist Insurance company is recruiting for a Compliance Officer for either their London or Kent office. The role will require travel to both offices.
Reporting to the Compliance Manager, the role of Compliance Officer is to ensure that the company complies with existing regulations and internal policy and that all new regulatory developments and requirements are incorporated into the company's policy and procedures across the UK.

You will monitor, risk assess and conduct compliance monitoring reviews and audits of the significant business processes to provide the business with assurance on FCA/PRA regulated business areas.

You will monitor new regulatory developments and legislation that affect the business and operation of the company; facilitate the identification and implementation of procedures, controls and changes to ensure compliance requirements are adhered to; provide advice and support to the business on a range of issues including inter-departmental procedures, regulatory supervision, financial, operational and other regulatory implications of new business proposals and on FCA & PRA regulations and GDPR and Financial Crime requirements.

You will understand and implement oversight and audit requirements in accordance with the rules with particular emphasis on appointed representatives and outsourcing.

The role offers variety, ownership and the opportunity to get involved in key projects and initiatives across the business. The role involves travel between the London and Kent offices and will also involve occasional travel to other offices in the UK.

The ideal candidate for this role will have prior Compliance experience from the Insurance Market
To succeed in this challenging role you will possess a relevant compliance qualification, eg ICA International Diploma Governance, Risk & Compliance have a knowledge of UK regulatory requirements through your experience in a financial services/insurance environment and also knowledge of the FCA & PRA Handbooks with particular emphasis being placed on ICOBS.

You will be capable of developing and applying your specialist knowledge to issues, possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills along with a high attention to detail. You will be able to organise and prioritise a varied and busy workload often within tight deadlines and be clear and focussed on achieving targets. As you will be liaising with all levels of staff you must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, combined with a flair for relationship building. Independent and able to work on your own initiative, you will also have the ability to function effectively in a team environment.