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Compliance Manager

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: 60000 - 80000 per year

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Kirstie Burn
  • Contact Email: kburn@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 07 July 2022
  • Job Ref: KBU/19085

​Our client is a leading international law firm who also provide technical regulatory excellence and experience and, crucially, demonstrate real insight into their clients and what really matters to them. A natural choice for FTSE100 clients and their equivalents in other markets and for the best talent.

This role sits as part of the Financial Regulation Team which is one of largest in the UK with a mix of lawyers and compliance professionals split over London, Leeds and Edinburgh. The Team has a very strong reputation for regulated lending and banking and is ranked Tier 1 in Chambers and Partners for Consumer Finance. The Team also has a very strong Payments practice, considered to be one of the leading Payments practices in the UK.

The Risk & Compliance Team consists of experienced career compliance consultants with experience spanning both industry and Big 4 consultancies. The team advise on a broad range of issues ranging from authorisations of new entrants and mobilisation, through to supporting the restructuring and ring fence activities of a Tier 1 bank. Noted for their technical rigour and practical support, the Risk & Compliance Team works seamlessly with their lawyers to provide a comprehensive, joined up advisory solution to clients.

THE ROLE

Now looking to build out their strength and depth. looking for an excellent candidate with a strong retail financial services pedigree and around the 4 – 5 years' experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

This is a client facing role and you will be a key member of the financial regulation team. The role will entail:

• Providing technical advisory support to key clients such as Tier 1 banks, large mono-line card, as well as supporting new entrants and smaller scales clients across all areas of retail financial services;

• You will deliver advisory support on permissions, technical structuring, product specific conduct rules as well as carrying out regulatory due diligence in support of corporate transactions;

• Provide PRA and FCA authorisation support across the range of permissible authorisations including payment services;

• Undertake regulatory reviews of clients across various sectors of financial services;

• Consumer credit assurance reviews

• Technical advice across the spectrum of the Handbook

• Review and recommendation of governance structures and board risk frameworks

• Technical support on regulatory change for example Consumer Duty

• Supporting implementation and mobilisation as clients enter regulated activities or set up new business areas

• Have a detailed understanding of the authorisation and supervision process of the FCA and PRA