Compliance Officer

Now Careers Cardiff
Cardiff, UK
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Compliance Officer - up to £35,000 pa

We are working with a Legal firm in the Cardiff area who is seeking to recruit Compliance Officer to work within their busy team. The role is broad and it will require a self-starter with a strong and diverse skill set to reflect the varied responsibilities, this is a 'standalone' role reporting into one of the Directors.

The Role

•Your goal will be to ensure we operate in a legal and ethical manner while meeting our business objectives

•Develop and implement an effective legal compliance program

•Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them

•Ensuring maintenance of all records and registers as required by the SRA

•Communicating with the SRA as required

•Collaborate with external auditors and HR when needed

•Responding to day to day queries from the firm's fee earners

•Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices

•Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance.

Person Spec

•You will be between 2-5 years' PQE or have relevant experience in a compliance role

•Candidates with significantly more experience from other fields would be considered

•You must be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and technical expertise in risk management and our industry standard

•Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML)

•You will have a drive to succeed and provide excellent client service

•You will be a go getter and have a 'can do' attitude

•You will possess strong commercial awareness as well as strong integrity and professional ethics

•You should be a reliable professional who is not afraid to speak their mind and stand by their decisions

If this could be for you then please apply. Alternatively, please feel free to pass on my details to anyone you feel may be interested in hearing more about this opportunity.
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