Compliance Advisor

Job Description

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Duties include:
Actively contribute to compliance with all legislation, regulation and applicable codes of practice in the markets in which our Client operates (including specifically Isle of Man FSA and UK FCA)
Assist with the maintenance of compliance procedures and to ensure they are in line with regulatory requirements
Support the building and implementation of robust tools for the identification, assessment and mitigation of regulatory risk across the Group
Participate in a programme of comprehensive compliance monitoring to ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of processes and controls in place to manage compliance with regulatory requirements
Independently identify and escalate any issues which threaten non-compliance with regulatory obligations and ensure appropriate action is taken to address issues raised
Review referrals to Compliance and provide advice on compliance and risk requirements
Provide compliance advice and support for ongoing business development
Promote risk and compliance awareness within the business and the development of a positive risk and compliance culture, including the provision of regulatory compliance and risk related coaching and training to the business as required

Skills and experience required:
Hold a relevant professional qualification (preferably an ICA Diploma in AML or Compliance)
Minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience (e.g. Compliance, Financial Services, Investment Business)
Up to date working knowledge of regulatory requirements, including the Isle of Man FSA Rule Book, the FCA Handbook and AML/CFT requirements under both regulators
Systematic work approach and attention to detail
Good procedural and/or report writing skills
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Strong strategic and analytical thinking
Excellent communication skills