Compliance Assistant

MW Appointments
Southend-On-Sea, UK
17 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An established Lloyd's broker based in the City and Southend is currently looking to recruit a Compliance Assistant to join their successful team in Southend. This is a well-respected Lloyd's insurance broker that prides themselves on the service they produce. Suitable candidates for the position will have gained experience working in an administrative support role within Insurance and Lloyd's market and will be looking for a new challenge within a small and respected Lloyd's broker. You will need to be able to cope with a busy work environment dealing with varied tasks throughout the day. Assisting in the companies compliance duties which include:
·Reviewing and submitting new clients and insurers for Directors approval
·Preparing the necessary paperwork for approval, conducting sanctions checks & contacting clients and brokers as necessary to obtain outstanding documentation
·Keeping the companies clients & insurers lists up to date
·Reviewing all company procedures & ensuring that these are FCA compliant
·Conducting files checks in both Southend & London and reporting back to Management
·Updating the Gift & Expenses and Breach Registers
·Assisting preparing and implementing staff training programs
·Helping Compliance department with all ad hoc duties
·Help to develop and create internal policies/procedures.
·Ensure compliance requirements are adhered to.
·Monitor and communicate new regulatory developments and legislation that affect the business and operation of the company and update department's working papers as necessary.
·Monitor financial promotions.
·Dealing with incoming and outgoing post, faxes & emails
·Assisting Compliance department with ongoing projects
·Providing administrative support to Compliance department as and when is needed
·Conducting files checks in London and reporting back to Management
·Assisting preparing and implementing staff training programs

Person Specification

This is a pivotal position within the company and therefore demands a responsible attitude. The ideal candidate will need to have strong computer skills. Good communicational and organisational skills are also essential.
Other desirable skills are:
* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel and Outlook) or similar software applications.
* Ability to manage time, prioritise and ensure that deadlines are met without compromising quality.
* Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.
* Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with clients, insurers and other associates.

Desirable Qualifications
Professional qualifications either gained or working towards would be advantageous. These may include CII Insurance Exams or other qualifications.
You must have at least 5 GCSE's including English and Math's at Grade B or above.
Our client is committed to continuous professional education and will offer study support

MW Appointments is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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