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Senior Compliance Monitoring Officer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 pa per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Michael Ayres
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 08 November 2020
  • Job Ref: MA/16846M

Role Overview

Financial Services business, with a UK wide presence, are looking to expand their Compliance function with the addition of a Senior Compliance Monitoring Officer to be based out of their North West office in South Manchester.  The position will play a key second line role in delivering an effective Risk Based Compliance Monitoring Programme (CMP) that fits in with the overall strategy of the business and the Risk & Compliance function.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead from the front in the delivery of the annual risk-based CMP by completing high-quality, regulatory compliance monitoring reviews;
  • Delivery of consistent regulatory monitoring and reviews of procedures, systems and practices and, producing written reports that prescribes appropriate, relevant and pragmatic corrective action within agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • In conjunction with the Compliance Monitoring Manager proactively support the continuing development of the CMP;
  • Manage and prioritise own workload which will include multiple monitoring reviews, whilst considering the broader CMP;
  • Support and as and when required lead ad-hoc investigative activities, and Regulator thematic interactions;
  • Support the Compliance Monitoring Manager and when required regular reporting to management on CMP output and progress;
  • Work closely with the Compliance Monitoring Manager to continually improve processes and systems for Compliance reviews, with an emphasis upon business service levels, productivity, efficiency optimisation and the long-term benefits;
  • Take responsibility for own personal development including, but not limited to keeping up to date in respect to all relevant sections of the FCA Handbook, consultation papers, and final notices.
  • As and when required support the responsibilities of the Compliance Monitoring Manager and the broader Compliance team to fulfil their ongoing obligations.

Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience within the Financial Services sector, with specific interest in general insurance and ICOBs regulation.
  • Significant time spent in a Compliance role
  • Demonstrable experience of working with, and challenging, senior managers
  • Proven track record of annual planning and delivery of compliance monitoring
  • Ability to effectively liaise, influence, communicate, and negotiate with a range of stakeholders
  • Advisory experience and strong business analysis skills to effectively assess and respond to a diverse range of situations and requirements
  • Demonstrable knowledge of FCA approach, priorities and context


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