Compliance Officer £50-£60k

Recruiter
Hill Newton Recruitment Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This industry leading financial services firm currently seek an experienced Compliance officer with a strong legal background.

Reporting into the Compliance Manager, your position will involve assisting with the maintenance sufficient policies, procedures and controls to identify, prevent, mitigate and manage regulatory risk.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Plan and undertake Compliance monitoring reviews of business and support functions in London, as part of the Compliance Monitoring Plan.

  • Additionally, the position requires the candidate to take responsibility for identifying and delivering training on regulatory topics across the business and generally assisting the Compliance Department across UK and Europe in delivery of its objectives.
  • As and when required the position requires the candidate to assist in the completion of delegated Business as Usual tasks.
  • Plan and undertake the execution of compliance desk reviews/risk-based monitoring in accordance with an established review plan.
  • Carry out thematic reviews of Compliance topics across the business
  • Work with the business units to develop a good understanding of their strategy, services and products
  • Review audit and regulatory findings, identifying key issues for risk rating purposes
  • Keep abreast of current business developments and regulatory issues that may impact the risk environment of the Firm
  • Maintain sufficient policies, procedures, systems and controls to identify, mitigate, prevent and manage regulatory risk
  • Contribute to and manage Group and general compliance issues as delegated, this may be project work dependent on thematic regulatory topics, business projects or BAU
  • Assist with marketing approvals including but not limited to financial promotions, client communications and website content
  • Work collaboratively with Compliance Managers in our European offices, sharing best practice and promoting open dialogue and communication
  • Manage the compliance inbox
  • Assist with complaints handling process, in particular escalated complaints
  • Contribute to on-going work to ensure that the principles of TCF are being met

  • Provide advice/guidance to the business on key areas of Compliance
  • Ensure the Compliance department maintains adequate records
  • Promote a positive Compliance culture within the office
  • Maintain the breaches log
  • Ensuring that the business in general is operating within the relevant regulations
  • Assistance with preparations for regulatory visits

KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge and understanding of FCA rules and other legislation (i.e. COBS and SYSC)

  • Analytical and enquiring nature, ability to solve problems
  • Previous experience in compliance monitoring or a generalist compliance role preferred coupled with a Law degree or legal background

This job was originally posted as www.cityjobs.com/job/960717384

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