Compliance Officer

  • Category
    Financial Risk & Compliance - Compliance
  • Location
    Bilston, West Midlands
  • External Reference
    412917-A

Compliance Officer / Location - West Midlands / Permanent / Start - ASAP / £NEG
We are looking for an experienced Compliance Officer to work for a reputable financial services organisation located in the West Midlands. You will be working in the compliance department reporting to the Compliance Manager.

Role
*Provide assurance that the business is operating within its policies and procedures and adhering to regulatory requirements
*Assist in embedding the Compliance Framework throughout all business areas
*Operate within the framework for the identification, monitoring and reporting of financial crime within the business in line with regulatory requirements.

Key Requirements of the Role:

*Work with other departments to embed the Compliance Framework, updating policy statements, investigating MPPI complaints, creating reports for the Executive Compliance Committee and the Audit & Compliance Committee.
*Complete compliance tasks, including compliance monitoring and quality assurance reviews as allocated, managing and prioritising own workload to ensure that work is completed within the specified timeframe.
*Able to review regulatory publications and assess the impact to the Business and update various documents as required.
*Carrying out anti-money laundering and financial crime reviews and daily transaction monitoring. Work with the MLRO to investigate any internal suspicious activity reports and report to National Crime Agency.
*Operate within the General Data Protection Regulations, monitoring compliance with the regulations in relation to policies, procedures, the protection of personal data and staff training. Process Data Subject Access Requests.
*Have a clear understanding of Operational Resilience, what constitutes an incident and the appropriate action to take when an incident occurs.
*Able to complete work accurately, within the required timeframe to a high standard.

Experience:

*Experience working in a compliance function.
*Have an open and approachable manner and the ability to communicate and work alongside all departments promoting a good compliance culture.
*Good written communications with attention to detail.
*Ideally hold a relevant qualification e.g. Compliance Diploma, Institute of Risk Management Certificate or Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (Ce-Map)

If you have the skills we are looking for and would like more information on the opportunity, forward your CV to Anthony_francis@spring.com
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