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Associate – Mortgages / Consumer Credit & Insurance

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/16459

  • Published:

    2 months ago

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for delivering Regulatory Advice, with a leading regulatory consultancy, specialising in the mortgages, consumer credit and insurance markets (FCA) (MCOB, CONC and ICOB)  

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Working with clients on the delivery of high quality regulatory risk / compliance advice around topics including; suitability, product governance, regulatory change, financial promotions, complaint handling
  • Delivering client projects
  • Drafting and maintaining policies, procedures and compliance monitoring programmes
  • Assisting clients with regulatory control changes and process improvements – including authorisation applications and variations of permissions
  • Arrange and prepare for client meetings
  • Manage the client files in relation to document and data tracking

 

Business development task:

 

  • Work successfully with clients and contacts to build strong, long term relationships within the industry
  • Investigate ways of improving the client base through market research and identifying new prospective clients to develop
  • Attend industry relevant events to both further grow your network and also promote the firm’s brand
  • Work closely with the team on marketing and business development initiatives

 

Education and skill set:

 

  • Educated to degree level
  • Minimum 2 years relevant compliance-related experience gained at a financial institution, legal practice, consultancy and/or the regulator –Strong technical knowledge of mortgages, consumer credit and insurance (FCA focussed)
  • Experience translating regulatory rules and guidance into meaningful, fit-for-purpose and pragmatic solutions and advice
  • Stakeholder management experience (if from Professional Services, experience of managing clients ideally)
  • You will need to be flexible, hands-on and willing to tackle a broad range of matters, which may be outside your main areas of expertise
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to have a high attention to detail – often working with complex information and being able to summarise into meaningful information
  • Entrepreneurial mind set and ‘can do’ attitude