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Compliance Advisor - Commodities

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80,000-£110,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Jake Kelly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1604
  • Expiry Date: 01 May 2024
  • Job Ref: JK/10612

MERJE are working with a leading commodities trading business as they look for a capable Compliance Advisor to join their fast growing business.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for ensuring that all Regulatory Compliance requirements are adhered to.

  • Manage a varied portfolio of regulatory compliance activities including: giving advisory opinions, providing training, developing policies and processes, approving new business initiatives, and supporting business-led projects (including group level initiatives) and transactions.

  • Keep the business apprised of regulatory changes and provide high-level impact analysis that can then be assessed for further project implementation or policy drafting

  • The role holder may also be required to provide specialist regulatory assistance to the Legal team

  • Input into the design and operation of the monitoring and transaction surveillance programme and collaborate as needed with the Surveillance Manager

  • Keep up to date with UK and EU regulatory developments and analyse and assess the impact of applicable forthcoming UK and EU legislation in conjunction with Regulatory Affairs, Legal and other internal teams, as appropriate, and will help to shape the company’s response to regulatory change - work closely with the business to help to implement such change

  • Attend industry working group meetings and represent the company in meetings with the FCA and other regulatory authorities.

Key Requirements:

  • A background in regulatory compliance matters developed in a wholesale energy market or investment banking environment

  • Strong knowledge of REMIT, MIFID, EMIR, MAR

  • Direct experience of working in an energy trading environment (front office, trading management, trade support or desk analyst)

  • Experience of regulatory compliance matters in wholesale financial and energy markets across key disciplines such as policy development, policy implementation, provision of advisory support, compliance governance and reporting, handling internal and external investigations and reviews, creating training materials and provisions of training, interfacing with other front office and control functions

  • Effective user of office technology and awareness of control issues as they impact complex information technology environments.