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Group Risk & Compliance Assistant

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Discipline:

    Compliance, Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 + Excellent Benefits

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    psherlock@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    PS/16530

  • Published:

    2 months ago

Our client is a highly reputable and long-standing Financial Services business. The opportunity has arisen for a Group Risk & Compliance Assistant to join and provide administrative support in order to assist the Risk and Compliance team with maintaining compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements across the business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative support to assist with the oversight and investigation of regulatory and/or conduct breaches
  • Understand relevant external regulatory environment to be able to assist the Risk and Compliance team in managing their regulatory risks
  • Assist with ensuring relevant compliance procedures are kept up to date
  • Support the Risk and Compliance team by collating relevant MI within deadlines
  • Provide support to ensure that risk assessments in country have been completed on time
  • Assist with writing summaries following country risk assessment discussions
  • Assist with following up and summarising business incidents that are being managed in country
  • Assist with maintenance of the Group risk management administrative system and its development

The Person:

  • Proactive approach, with excellent communication (verbal & written)
  • Excellent attention to detail

Qualifications/Key Skills:

  • Ability to interface with colleagues
  • Ability to self-motivate and manage workloads to strict deadlines under line management guidance
  • Strong IT skills, especially word and excel
  • Prior administrative experience
  • It would be desirable that previous experience of working within financial services and has a keen interest in developing in the risk and compliance area
  • A level /NVQ level desirable

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