Compliance Officer

Recruiter
RICHARD JAMES RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS LTD
Location
London (Central)
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a global Marine Fuel and Lubricant re-seller and Broker, based in London. They are a 100% owned subsidiary of one of the world’s largest and most successful natural resource companies. Through a Global network, they trade and provide marine fuel broker services to counterparts in more than 100 countries!

The London office is looking to recruit a Compliance Officer with previous compliance experience; ideally with experience gained in the marine or shipping sector. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Group’s Head of Oil Compliance, also based in London; where the firm trades Crude and Oil Products as well as LNG and Natural Gas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Being responsible for implementing the Groups Compliance processes and procedures across all company business units.
  • Conducts an ongoing compliance risk assessment of the company’s business units and proposes process improvements and recommendations where appropriate.
  • Being kept up to date with existing and upcoming regulation affecting the business and being proactive in implementing processes for compliance with the same.
  • Maintains and enhances effective interaction and communication with all company business leads and compliance assistants in all of the company’s business units.
  • Being responsible for maintaining accurate KYC/ AML due diligence records on new and existing counterparts.
  • Escalates all concerns and issues as appropriate.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Educated to minimum degree level (or equivalent).
  • Work based Compliance experience; ideally in the Oil or Shipping sector of at least 3 years.
  • Good technical and practical understanding of Global Anti Bribery legislation including the UK’s Bribery Act and USA’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
  • Good understanding of international sanctions, KYC and Anti Money Laundering rules and regulations.
  • Experienced at working with a high level of trust and integrity.
  • Must possess critical thinking and investigative mindset.
  • Must be analytical, methodical and exhibit attention to detail in all the tasks he/ she attempts.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Hardworking, keen and enthusiastic.

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