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Compliance Analyst (Generalist) – FX

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Edward Manson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07779001748
  • Expiry Date: 12 October 2022
  • Job Ref: EM/17942

MERJE have been engaged exclusively to work this reputable global FX business. Our client is part of a wider group of companies which employs over 2,500 employees globally and provides banking and brokerage services to around 65,000+ clients worldwide.

They have a number of global offices, and due to some recent structural changes in their London office, they are actively looking to recruit a capable Compliance Analyst to join their existing team.

Key Requirements:

The Regulatory Compliance Department ensures the firms operate in compliance with FCA regulation.


The Compliance function has responsibility for FCA reporting, management reporting, risk assessment and development of a risk-based monitoring programme, advisory responsibilities including providing support for staff training and providing day-to-day assistance for front office staff, participating in the establishment of new policies and procedures.


·         Work alongside other members of the Compliance team to develop a robust monitoring/testing plan

·         Execute compliance reviews

·         Monitor Front Office activities in general for conduct and adherence to rules, analysis of issues identified, escalate where necessary and agree actions to address

·         Test controls to make sure the business is operating in a compliant manner

·         Provide support to the Compliance team on new project work driven by the changing regulatory environment

·         Collaborate with team to ensure that policies and procedures accurately reflect practice

·         Ad-hoc generalist Compliance including monitoring team inbox

·         Influence and improve conduct and culture throughout the business

·         To provide concise and meaningful management information to the firms executive and Board & Senior Managers, e.g. Monthly compliance reports, Quarterly Board reporting etc.

·         Ensuring the company is GDPR compliant


Expertise required:


·         2-3 years of broad based Regulatory/Compliance experience ideally gained within an FX environment

·         Technical knowledge of FX financial instruments, hedging, trading and OTC derivatives in general would be a plus

·         Must have some understanding of front and back office operations, practices, products, including industry practices, market regulations and policies and procedures;

·         Familiar with practical implementation obligations resulting from MiFID II, MiFIR, EMIR rules and guidance.

·         Self-sufficient individual with strong communication skills