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Risk and Compliance Manager

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £110,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Risk Management
  • Contact: Lisa Kamotho
  • Contact Email: lkamotho@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1602
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2024
  • Job Ref: LK/11653

Risk and Compliance Manager:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Risk and Compliance Manager to join a digital assets firm as part of their risk and compliance team in their London or Luxembourg office. 

The Risk and Compliance Manager will be involved in:

  • Challenging existing processes to ensure we are performing controls in line with and/or exceeding industry standards

  • Assessing new products, clients, crypto assets/blockchains and geographies

  • Executing design and operating effectiveness control tests to ensure that we have full, accurate picture of the effectiveness of the firms control landscape;

  • Making recommendations to improve control effectiveness and/or identify where new controls are required;

  • Identifying and monitoring risk exposure, as well as collaborating with other departments to develop and implement strategies to mitigate risk

  • Performing  (assurance reviews) on specific risks and/or across a series of related controls to make sure we have the correct control coverage in place and they are operating effectively

  • Managing and fostering positive relationships with key stakeholders across the three lines of defense

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Have at least 4 years experience working in a banking, or professional services firm in a risk function or a risk-focused compliance role in the second line of defense.

  • Have a good understanding of industry control standards and practices;

  • Have experience working in Digital Assets or else a strong passion for working in Digital Assets

  • A self-starter and autonomous, able to make prioritisation decisions;

  • A team player and collaborate well with other people;

  • Have experience managing multiple deadlines through to completion and have excellent attention to detail;

  • Resilient and comfortable working in a fast paced and ambiguous environment where the day to day job is constantly evolving and changing

If you would like to apply for this role or want more information, please send your CV to lkamotho@merje.com

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.