Risk Manager - Financial Services

Recruiter
First Recruitment Services
Location
Horsham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1211732681
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a key employer in the Horsham are, is looking for a Risk Manager to join their team.

Role:Risk Manager

Location:Horsham

Salary:£45,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits such as onsite gym, restaurant and parking

Hours:9am -5.30pm

Key Duties: -

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 FCA

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 Department

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.

The perfect candidate will ideally have the following skills / experience: -

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

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 business

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

FRS is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this vacancy

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