Compliance Officer – consumer credit (hybrid working, London)
This technology enabled consumer credit company provides access to credit for UK consumers. The company was founded with the objective of reducing the cost of borrowing for customers who don’t have access to mainstream lenders. Currently operating 3 brands spanning HCSTC, broking and mid cost lending.
You will be expected to work on all compliance-related matters, working in close collaboration with the CEO.
Your responsibilities will include:
•Reviewing and maintaining policies and procedures to remain compliant with existing regulation as well as developing new processes to future-proof the business for evolving regulation
•Regular compliance reviews / QA to ensure policies and procedures are being followed by the team, including reviewing customer communications
•Preparing MI that summarises key regulatory risk factors and developing a mitigation roadmap to address those risks together with the CEO as well as independently
•Handling reporting obligations to the FCA (RegData)
•Organising regular training sessions for employees to communicate key regulatory changes and updates
•Being the point of contact within the business for compliance related questions
•Assisting the CEO with answering any queries received from the FCA
The ideal candidate:
We’re looking for someone with the following profile:
•Proven years of experience in a compliance role and excellent knowledge of CONC, as well as a wider interest in legal and compliance areas affecting consumer credit, such as Data Protection, Payments and AML.
•Results driven: we focus on execution and you will be an entrepreneurial individual who sees opportunities and is happy to roll sleeves up and get involved.
•Extreme motivation and collaboration: you will be a senior member of our team and will be involved in all our important projects. We’re looking for someone who will be as involved as our CEO and who will get things done, working independently or with other members of the team.
•Open-mindedness: we love discussing ideas and exchanging constructive criticism, especially before taking any major decision for the firm. You’ll be a key part of those exchanges.
•Regulatory experience: if you have previous experience of working directly with the FCA on their multi firm projects and/or with their supervision teams, this will be a definite plus.