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Risk & Compliance Manager – tech/start-up (non FS)

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £80,000

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/15468

  • Published:

    3 months ago

This business is a high profile retail distribution firm operating from an online platform. It is one of the fastest growing tech start-ups and this is a new role which has been created to support the development of the business. This role will report to the Finance Director.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the company’s policies and processes are in line with regulatory and ethical standards
  • Designing and implementing a strong system of global internal control - starting in Finance and likely moving to the wider business
  • Documenting the key controls across the business and ensuring that they continue to be appropriate in regards to any further growth and change within the business
  • Ensuring internal compliance with our own policies and controls and performance testing as necessary
  • Conducting spot tests in risk areas
  • Liaising with internal audit to work on recommendations and improvements
  • Assisting in the drafting of financial policy documentation

The Person

  • Be experienced at working in a fast-paced environment / start up / entrepreneurial culture
  • Self-starter
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Have good communication skills
  • Previous experience in a compliance role
  • Finance / accounting experience would be an advantage
  • Detail oriented
  • Have the credibility to communicate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Have a high level of personal integrity