Senior Compliance Manager
MLRO
Remote
£80,000 +

Our client, a boutique banking group specialising in retail and SME banking is looking to appoint a Senior Compliance Manager & MLRO to join their expanding group. This is a brand new position/headcount for the bank, so a fantastic opportunity for the incumbent to make the position their own.

Main responsibilities will include;

  • Manage compliance support for the FCA registered companies within the Group
  • Actively work to ensure that there are adequate and effective controls in place to mitigate against regulatory, reputational, legal and operational risks;
  • Monitor and manage the compliance and operational risk aspects of outsourced arrangements
  • Act as Money Laundering Reporting Officer for UK operations;
  • Act as coordinator of Data Protection matters for UK operations;
  • Support the Head of Risk and Compliance and other Senior Managers in discharging their duties under the Controlled Function and Senior Managers Certification Regimes.
  • Drive compliance with all UK legislation, regulation and applicable codes of practice in the markets in which we operate (excluding company law and employment law);
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk – develop/implement the corrective action plan for resolution of problematic issues and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with a similar situation in the future; Implement effective issues and actions tracking, with appropriate escalation and reporting, for open risks;
  • Provide management, ARCC and Board with an opinion on the internal regulatory controls within the Group through regular and appropriate reporting;
  • Maintain and analyse key risk data in order to inform and support reporting on internal regulatory controls;
  • Review and analyse new legislation and regulation, engage with the business in order to assess the impact, plan the implementation of regulatory change and embed within company policies and procedures;

Experience

  • Detailed working knowledge of FCA and PRA rules, particularly in relation to Banking, Consumer Credit (CONC) and/or mortgages (MCOB)
  • Detailed working knowledge of AML rules and associated guidance;
  • A systematic approach to work with demonstrable ability to work independently and deliver to deadline, whilst maintaining attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience of presenting to senior management and internal committees.

Please apply or contact Catherine Jack to arrange a confidential discussion on 07450425790.