Compliance Officer

Leamington Spa
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
16 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
Contract Type
We are recruiting a Compliance Auditor or Compliance officer for one of Leamington's most outstanding businesses to work for. The successful candidate will support the implementation and maintenance of the firm's risk management policy ensuring the firm is compliant with the SRA, FCA, anti-money laundering regulations, Data Protection legislation and other regulatory requirements.

You will be able to work in a busy and fast paced professional environment. It is essential you have worked previously in compliance, audit and quality environment.

The role is working Mon to Fri, 9am to 5.30pm (with 1hr lunch) and a salary upto GBP22k. The organisation has excellent benefits including excellent pension, childcare vouchers, onsite parking, healthcare, canteen and work colleague events.

Key Duties

1. Conducting internal audits to provide assurance to the Approved Persons that the firm is compliant with regulatory codes and legislative guidance set by the regulatory bodies.
2. Ensuring that our Quality Assurance checks, and controls are effective and that any weaknesses are reported, identified and addressed.
3. Review of policies and procedures and training to ensure they are up to date and compliant with regulatory requirements.
4. Respond to queries raised by the FCA and completing applications for approved persons;
5. Delivering and providing training firm wide.
6. Contribute to projects to support regulatory changes, within the firm such as the General Data Protection regulations and providing guidance on compliance
7. Assisting the Head of Risk and Compliance to maintain the firm's risk register and devise and implement a firm wide risk based monitoring plan in line with the firm's risk register
8. Working with the Compliance Manager to conduct firm wide thematic audits to address areas of high risk and provide clear and concise management reports.

Operational Compliance Officer role
1. Ensure incidents are properly investigated and that a proper record is maintained to be reported on to the Compliance, Operational and IT meeting.
2. Respond to complaints that are received and deliver appropriate responses within set timescales and implement remedies to avoid repetition of complaint clause.
3. Respond to requests for information under the Data Protection Act and requests to delete information.
4. Carrying out checks on new business loads including conflict checks on new matters (up to 500) against the firm's data base.
5. Updating training material to ensure it is compliant with legislation and working with the compliance team to deliver training in a way which minimises time away from work.
6. Performing due diligence on new and existing suppliers, and undertaking onsite and remote audits.
7. Periodic reviews of all standard contact methods, including letter, email and SMS sent

To apply or for a confidential discussion then please contact Matt at Brellis Recruitment