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Director of Compliance - FCA/Lending - SMF16

  • Location: Chester
  • Salary: £110,000 - £130,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Richard Abelson
  • Expiry Date: 21 August 2022
  • Job Ref: RA/19348

​Our client is an FCA authorised and regulated European Lending Platform which provides capital to support SMEs and mid-corporates through a full suite of flexible lending products. Headquartered in the UK. Due to ambitious growth plans, they are looking to hire this pivotal role to achieve the planned future success goals.

Working with and as part of the Executive Leadership Team you will:

• Monitor and interpret regulatory change and developments to ensure the impact on the business is highlighted and assessed

• Oversee any projects to implement regulatory rigour

• Provide reports for senior management on current, emerging and thematic risks and issues

• Oversee a regular programme of compliance monitoring to FCA standards and ensure the company is fully compliant with current rules

• Contribute to product reviews and new product creation to ensure governance

• Acting as key point of contact with the FCA and communicating effectively with them

• Identification and monitoring of risks for the business, leading the Risk Management Group and taking responsibility for managing Risk

• Create and sustain a positive compliance culture within the business

• Management and oversight of Compliance and Financial Crime Teams

You will bring:

• Experienced leader - capable of managing complexity

• Strong communication skills - able to articulate complex matters simply

• Strong diplomacy and negotiating - able to reach acceptable conclusions where there are divergent views, but stand firm where that is required

• Expert knowledge of the regulatory expectations with current FCA regulation experience essential

• Experience of managing and developing colleagues across multiple locations

• Skilled communicator with experience in dealing with a range of stakeholders including executives and other senior leaders

• Commercially aware with the ability to make decisions that identify and consider risks specific to the business

• Experience with Anti Money Laundering legislation

• Previous experience of being an SMF function holder