Fusion Appointments Ltd
Horsham, UK
22 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our industry leading client is looking for a RISK manager to join the team! This opportunity is with a fantastic Financial Services Software group. To be considered for this position, APPLY NOW!


Location: Horsham

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Skills and knowledge

Detailed knowledge of FCA rules and their interpretation/application
Understanding of risk and factors affecting risk within a financial services company
Ability to evaluate FCA handbooks and thematic outputs
Ability to interpret legal requirements and European directives
Ability to engage with and motivate others whilst remaining flexible/adaptable
Highly developed analytical, observational and communication skills
Understanding of technology and being comfortable working in a technology focused businessQualification requirements

Minimum of level 4 Diploma in regulated financial planning (or equivalent), with significant progress towards the achievement of further qualifications desired
Experience with a risk functionGeneral responsibilities

Chair and contribute to risk committees and other committees within the Group
Keep up-to-date with regulatory and industry developments
Assist the Group Compliance Director in managing risk throughout the business
Provide evaluation reports to the Compliance Director
Formulate gap analyses and action plans where required
Manage risk in respect of GDPR across the Group
Provide annual risk evaluations and annual risk reports
Undertake project work
Assist with documenting new procedures, systems and controls
Act as an internal policy owner for Group policies where deemed appropriate
Liaise effectively with senior management in respect of regulatory and commercial issues
Assist the Compliance Director in providing a timely response to requests for information, regulatory returns and other data gathering
Assist in making all appropriate notifications to the FCARisk & GDPR Officer responsibilities

Produce risk MI monthly
Assist with the management of risks as identified through the committee structure
Track / coordinate actions and risk mitigations
Apply a risk-based and common-sense approach to the compliance risk management process
Undertake appropriate reviews of FCA outputs, ensuring that the findings are accurately recorded and handled appropriately so as to mitigate associated risks
Produce analysis of internal procedural gaps and make suggestions of actions needed
Provide technical support throughout the Group's businesses and to staff
Undertake internal reviews of process sufficiency and provide findings to the Compliance Director
Provide support to other areas of the Compliance DepartmentAd-hoc Responsibilities

Take on tasks and projects as delegated by the Compliance Director, applying a can-do attitude and a timely approach to work outside that of technical interpretation
Complete tasks to a high standard and apply initiative to accommodate for wider issues.Desirable Qualifications and Experience

L6 Advanced Diploma working towards Chartered Status
J07 Supervision in a Regulated Environment
Significant compliance experience within the financial services, preferably in an investment or insurance environment. An in-depth understanding of FCA/PRA regulatory expectations
Experience working within a network, platform or product provider

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