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Compliance Monitoring Officer

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    rabelson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    RA/16463

  • Published:

    9 months ago

My client is a well-known entrepreneurially led consumer finance business looking for a Compliance Monitoring Officer who will report to the Head of Risk & Compliance and be responsible for undertaking risk-based monitoring of regulated activity to establish if regulatory objectives are being met and good customer outcomes are being provided.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake Compliance Monitoring within the Secured Lending business to include FCA, ASA, DPA, OFCOM and any other regulatory matters as they arise.
  • Conduct monitoring activity independently and to a high standard; assessing whether the 1st line of defense has effective management, control and oversight.
  • Identify any areas of operational risk or compliance failure within the business and work with management to develop action plans to rectify these failures.
  • Provide timely reports to senior management on the findings of monitoring activity, as per the Compliance Monitoring policy and methodology, in a timely manner
  • Examine and verify that action plans have been delivered in line with expectations and to test that these have successfully been implemented where appropriate
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of regulatory standards taking into account changes in regulation and legislation

Qualifications/Key Skills:

  • Previous experience of working in an FCA regulated business within a compliance department
  • A good understanding of how risk based monitoring should be applied.

Regulatory knowledge to ideally include:

  • Conduct of Business rules (CONC); (MCOB); (ICOB)
  • FCA Principles for Business (PRIN)
  • FCA TCF outcomes
  • Training & Competence
  • Complaint Handling (DISP)
  • Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR)
  • Data Protection Act (DPA)
  • Conduct risk

Salary range is broad and will be entirely commensurate with experience. 

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