Senior Analyst - Compliance Assurance
£34,000-£44,000 (Dependant on experience)
35 hours per week, full time
The Co-operative Bank are longstanding advocates of hybrid and flexible working. During the pandemic our colleagues are working from home fully supported by our bank. As we look to the future, we will continue to offer remote working in roles that allow with the opportunity to spend 1-2 days in the office where desired.
The Co-operative Bank are celebrating 150 years of ethical banking, we're proud to be different. And we're even prouder that it's our people with purpose, who make us different. We help colleagues connect and support each other, our customers and our communities. We reward them with more than just a competitive salary, offering an attractive range of benefits that support work life balance, wellbeing and career development.
As a Senior Analyst in Compliance Assurance you'll help provide assurance to the Bank that compliance and financial crime risks are being managed within the Risk Management Framework. We're looking for you to be passionate about protecting our customers, and have a genuine desire to want to ensure that our customers always receive a good outcome. Using the Bank's data you'll also take a proactive approach when working on assurance activity allowing you to identify areas that need improving. The successful Senior Analyst will need to have excellent stakeholder management experience and must be able to convey important findings to ensure stakeholders are able to fix and improve any issues within their area.
Undertake data and systems interrogation and analysis to inform and support compliance reviews, providing the bank with assurance over the risk management framework and conduct, financial crime and regulatory risk in the day-to-day operations of the bank
Perform stakeholder engagement to define the objectives and scope of assurance reviews, and aid stakeholder understanding of key risks and issues within their respective business areas
Deliver 2nd line compliance assurance plan within agreed timescales and budgets, by leading and assisting the delivery of analysis and assurance activity.
Track actions to completion and escalate to senior management all overdue actions for onward reporting to relevant stakeholders and committees.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
Experience in regulatory requirements applicable to retail & SME
Knowledge of and ability to interpret regulatory rules
Highly developed analytical and interpretative skills
Excellent communication, relationship building and influencing skills, able to present effectively at meetings with senior managers and provide robust feedback to colleagues
Dynamic and positive behavioural style, with ability to be demanding when appropriate
Proven ability to produce clear and concise reports (to agreed standards) supported by the factual accuracy of the assurance activity undertaken
Excellent record keeping skills
Must be customer focused ensuring the fair treatment of customers, the delivery of appropriate customer outcomes and prevention of customer harm
Ability to respond positivel
y to change and act as a role model to others
Technical expertise in analytical tools and techniques with strong excel skills, SAS skills, tableau would be advantageous.
What You Can Expect From Us:
Flexible and remote working
27 days holiday, plus opportunity to buy 5 extra days
Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance
Positive, friendly work culture that promotes work life balance
Commitment from employers on continued learning & development
Wellbeing support `Help@Hand' offers mental health support, physiotherapy, GP's for both you and your family.
2 paid days for volunteering per year
`MyReward' corporate discount for over 800 retailers and Cycle to Work Scheme.
Family friendly policies and supportive working environment
Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success
Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.
Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.
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