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Compliance Assistant

  • Location

    Gibraltar

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £35,000

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    jflood@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    JF/14679

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

This is a great opportunity for someone to join the business as a compliance assistant, who has compliance related experience and is looking to further their knowledge and skills within the financial services industry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring compliance with GFSC rules, GDPR and Money Laundering Regulations
  • Overseeing the monitoring of regulatory developments, which include assessing and ensuring appropriate controls are put in place for changes that impact the firm
  • Ensuring the adequacy of the firm's money laundering and terrorism financing systems and controls via regulatory monitoring reviews
  • Assisting in the execution of the firm’s Annual Compliance Monitoring Programme
  • Completing compliance monitoring reports which present findings and include suggestions for relevant remedial actions, in a clear, accurate and consistent manner
  • Escalating risks and issues to the Gibraltar Head of Risk & Compliance and / or the Group Head of Enterprise Risk
  • Assisting in ensuring that regulatory returns are submitted within set deadlines
  • Reports include annual Statement of Compliance and Financial Crime Returns
  • Assisting in delivering appropriate compliance training to employees
  • Assisting in signing off Financial Promotions
  • Other duties as maybe directed and required by the firm

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship
  • Building skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to manage various assignments and to quickly adapt to change
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and capable of working to deadlines, independently and as a part of a team
  • Build, develop, and maintain strong relationships

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educated to degree level (preferable but not essential)

SKILLS:

  • Strong administrative experience, attention to detail and good organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, strong IT skills particularly Word and Excel
  • Able to manage priorities and time efficiently
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office with good keyboard skills
  • A pro-active person who has an eye for detail and is confident enough to suggest
  • Improvements to the existing processes
  • Understanding of the end to end KYC and client on-boarding processes

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Good knowledge of the regulations governing the Gibraltar Financial Services Industry
  • Demonstrable experience in compliance monitoring
  • Strong communication, report writing and presentational skills
  • Ability to produce timely and accurate reports delivering key issues and messages with
  • minimal managerial input
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility for timeliness and quality of delivery of
  • monitoring reports
  • Ability to summarise regulatory change in a format that is understandable to its audience
  • The tasks listed are not meant to be exhaustive and you may be asked to undertake other reasonable tasks of a similar nature