The business’s compliance function is committed to providing independent assurance by objectively reviewing and reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of compliance controls (primarily relating to FCA Conduct Risk and PRA regulations) operated by first line management to deliver fair customer outcomes.
The main purpose of the role is to contribute to the compliance culture within the business, through the delivery of second line of defence compliance monitoring, as it relates to the business strategy and day-
to-day operations of the group. Key Responsibilities of the Job :
Support the Head of Risk and Compliance in developing a Compliance Monitoring Plan setting out an appropriate programme of risk based compliance assurance activities
Deliver all required aspects of the Compliance Monitoring Plan on time and to a high standard
Monitoring activities to include all regulatory regulations applicable to the business, in particular suitability of advice, corporate policy, third party administrators and training and competence
Monitor, review and follow-up the implementation of compliance recommendations agreed with management
Assist in the provision of compliance training to the first line of defence. Assist in the preparation of content for periodic Compliance reports to Senior Management
Carry out thematic monitoring and investigations as required
Support Compliance staff with project work, staff training, procedural and administration tasks as necessary
Assist with developing, maintaining and implementing an effective risk management framework across the business Group, in line with regulatory requirements, including an ongoing programme of risk assessment activity Required Skills :
Experience of first or second line compliance monitoring activity, preferably in a wealth management and financial advice environment
Demonstrable experience in monitoring and reviewing wealth management and wealth planning services to retail clients
Detailed regulatory knowledge, in particular PRIN, SYSC and COBS
Good product knowledge, including pensions, collective investment schemes and other investment products
Ability to analyse and communicate regulatory change with first line management
Ability to influence management in the organisation, with particular enthusiasm for wealth management propositions
Energy and tenacity to promote the role of second line assurance activity across the Group
Strong interpersonal and communications skills both orally and in writing Required Technical Knowledge & Qualifications :
A relevant professional qualification in financial advice and / or compliance industry qualification (CISI / CII or similar), ideally to Level 6 or equivalent
Preferably a minimum of three years’ experience in a compliance monitoring environment within financial services, with strong understanding of the three lines of defence model
A demonstrable understanding of the relevant risk, compliance and regulatory considerations in the UK Wealth Management market, including current areas of regulatory focus Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.
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