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Head of Compliance

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: c.£85,000 + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Paul Clayton
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021
  • Job Ref: PC/17749LS

Primary responsibility for overseeing compliance within the firm and ensuring compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures across various advice areas. The role holder will take on the SMF16 and SMF17

Key responsibilities include:


  • Oversight of timely and accurate production of all regulatory returns (GABRIEL, FCA Connect) and MI to the FCA ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory rules.
  • Implementation of new regulatory returns or changes to regulatory rules and requirements and embed these within the firm (SM&CR)
  • Ensure effective tools are in place for monitoring, risk within the firm, capital and liquidity, to deliver appropriate Risk MI.
  • Enhance the governance and control framework
  • Design and implementation of the Compliance Monitoring Programme
  • Drive change to systems and processes to increase robo-automation through improved quality of advice algorithm
  • Support the various teams through provision of regulatory guidance and help where needed
  • Team and Resource management

The Person:

  • Qualified to QCF4 as a minimum
  • Some experience within Defined Benefits transfers would be an advantage (not essential)
  • A minimum of 5 years Compliance experience


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