Field Based Compliance Officer

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Swindon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1143454010
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Award winning Financial Services Consultancy are seeking an experienced Compliance Monitoring professional in a field based role based in the M4 Corridor. Ideally located between Reading & Swindon.

The role
The role of the Field Based Compliance Monitoring Officer is to provide a file review service be for medium to large financial services businesses. The Compliance Monitoring Officer will be responsible for providing feedback to clients with reference to files reviewed and compliance issues raised, along with developing and maintaining a professional relationship with the clients.

Job responsibilities/requirements
* Field and home based role
* To assess client files for suitability in line with FCA requirements and client's business standards
* To answer compliance queries raised by clients
* Undertake project work in relation to thematic reviews and other compliance issues as required
* To maintain up to date and accurate knowledge in all regulatory and legislative areas required for file reviews
* Provide a prompt and professional level of service consistent with the level of service offered by the rest of the business
Key Outputs:
* Undertake compliance file review audits on clients at clients premises or any other location to be agreed (dependent on whether internally or externally based)
* Deliver suitability assessments on client files in line with Service Level Agreements
* Generate reports, KPIs and Development Meeting Notes for clients as required
* Respond to client queries in a timely, clear and concise manner, setting customer expectations in respect of timescales anticipated, and recording information in line with business standards
* Provide oral feedback to clients in respect of compliance file reviews as required
* Maintain a CPD record in line with FCA requirements for regulated individuals
* Generate reports and summaries of thematic reviews/file assessments as requested by the Head of Compliance
* Maintain the clients reputation as knowledgeable and professional in relation to compliance issues
Qualifications / Experience:

Essential
* Experience in a compliance/technical area of a support service, network or IFA business.
* Detailed knowledge of regulatory framework required to carry out client file reviews
* Level 4 qualified
* Desire to maintain competency in line with legislation and technical changes within the industry
* Good interpersonal skills
* Driving licence
Highly desirable
* Experience of providing feedback to IFAs in relation to client file quality or T&C issues
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel

Desirable
* Additional qualifications e.g. CF8, ER1, Cemap
* Desire to progress with technical qualifications
* Understanding of the complaints process

Excellent benefits package including car allowance on offer - please contact Neil Drew on

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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