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Risk & Compliance Officer

  • Location: Hull
  • Salary: c.£45,000 + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance, Risk Management
  • Contact: Paul Sherlock
  • Contact Email: psherlock@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2746
  • Expiry Date: 26 December 2023
  • Job Ref: PS/11154

Our client, a long standing Financial Services firm are seeking a Risk & Compliance Officer to join their team. As the Risk & Compliance Officer, you will provide specialist guidance and support to operational areas in relation to risk management obligations, provide a number of specific business services relating to the management of operational and credit risk, and be responsible for maintaining and overseeing implementation of the Risk management Framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing guidance and support to operational colleagues for guidance on the appropriate interpretation of regulations, policies and standards
  • Preparing, monitoring and reporting progress in maintaining and implementing the Risk Management framework
  • Proposing and delivering a second line Risk Monitoring Plan
  • Be the first point of reference for operational colleagues for guidance on the appropriate interpretation of regulations, policies and standards, and the suitability of operational processes in achieving those requirements
  • Support maintenance of the Risk Register, and related logs, registers and similar elements of the risk management framework
  • Assist operational colleagues in the development of their procedures and processes to address areas for improvement identified through first and second monitoring, internal audit reviews or changing regulatory/ policy requirement
  • Maintaining awareness of developments or changes to regulatory requirements and notifying the Executive in areas relevant to the business
  • Maintaining a set of procedures associated with this role and these responsibilities

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience in a risk advisory or monitoring role (preferable both)
  • Previous experience in regulated financial services (or other regulated environment)
  • Ability to assimilate information and make judgements commensurate with the firms statement of risk appetite
  • Demonstrates empathy towards customer circumstances and potential vulnerability
  • Proven self-starter, with ability to own issues and progress to achieve objectives
  • Personally resilient and robust, while not closed to the opinions of others
  • Ability to work flexibly, from the office and from home