Chief Legal and Regulatory Compliance Officer

Recruiter
Candidate Source
Location
Guernsey
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a fantastic and unique position for a Chief Legal and Regulatory Compliance Officer to be based in Guernsey, reporting directly to the board, responsible for the groups legal and regulatory compliance. You will be working with a strong team who are already in place, which you will manage, mentor and develop further whilst leading the relationships and regulatory landscape.



You will ensure the entire group's operations, the board of directors, management and employees are in full compliance with national and international laws relating to its business, as well as all requirements of the licensing bodies.



The Officer will receive many benefits including a competitive salary, share options, bonus and much more.



Your duties will include:

- Drafting new and review existing contracts and agreements relating to the group’s operational activities, both internally and externally.
- Compiling risk assessments and matrices across all areas of the business and developing strategies to mitigate those risks.
- Providing guidance and training to the board of directors, senior management, staff, and employees on all areas of compliance.
- Involvement in Due Diligence reviews, preparing reports on findings and advice on remedial actions.
- Reviewing, implementing and maintaining of all regulatory objectives (Anti Money Laundering, Counterterrorist financing, social responsibilities, marketing codes of practice, KYC and EDD on customers etc.)
- Reviewing and maintaining all terms and conditions of company websites ensuring they are compliant at all times.
- Developing and enforcing policies and procedures to prevent illegal activities in the day to day operation of the business and be tasked with assessing the effectiveness of those policies.
- Analysing new and proposed legislation that impacts the company operation and initiate appropriate action plans.
- Reviewing and maintaining all terms and conditions of company websites ensuring they are compliant at all times.
- Developing and enforcing policies and procedures to prevent illegal activities in the day to day operation of the business and be tasked with assessing the effectiveness of those policies.
- Liaise as and when necessary with the regulators, ensuring all correspondence and requirements are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner.
- Developing policies and programs that encourage managers and employees to report suspicious transactions.
- Identifying risks associated with the use of the Company’s proprietary software in other jurisdictions and propose mitigation plans.
- Management of the compliance training program for the business.
- Coordinating and preparing reports for the executive team and external bodies as appropriate.
- Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in the professional organisation.



Ideally you will have the following skills and experience:

- Preferably a Guernsey resident, or available to relocate.
- Legal qualification advantageous.
- Extensive experience in a compliance related role.
- Experience in liaising with regulators, gaming regulators an advantage.
- Self-motivated, proactive and able to work with and lead teams in a multi-geographical environment.
- Strong organizational skills to operate effectively in a fast-moving and dynamic environment.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and form good working relationships at all levels.



In return you will receive a salary of £80,000 - £125,000 per annum, share options, bonuses, insurances and so much more.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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