Senior Risk and Compliance Officer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Financial Services
Region:
Channel Islands
Location:
St Helier
Salary:
£99,999 per annum
Salary Description:
Based on Experience
Posted:
29/01/2020
Recruiter:
Hiring People
Job Ref:
PR03

Our client is seeking a Senior Risk and Compliance Officer to join their team.

About the Role

This role offers you the opportunity to combine your knowledge and experience with your passion for business compliance and policy, ensuring a robust compliance function for the Jersey office. The successful candidate will act as the CO, MLCO and MLRO for the business.

Applicants must have strong technical knowledge and practical experience working with the JFSC and on compliance issues within the finance industry, along with thorough knowledge of local regulatory legislation and requirements.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will:

* Act as the registered CO, MLCO and MLRO with the Jersey Financial Services Commission ("JFSC");
* Act as the liaison point with the JFSC and the Joint Financial Crimes Unit ("JFCU");
* Provide ongoing maintenance of the Business Risk Assessment and Compliance/AML & CFT Policy in compliance with the IB Code and AML/CFT Codes of Practice;
* Be responsible for the Compliance Monitoring Plan ("CMP") to test compliance with systems and controls (including policies and procedures);
* Perform compliance monitoring in line with the CMP inclusive of independent file reviews;
* Update and maintain the firm's Compliance Manual;
* Act as the primary point of contact with the JFSC, JFCU and external auditors regarding compliance and AML/CFT issues;
* Regulatory reporting for the Board, UK Head of Compliance and relevant committees;
* Participate in relevant committees;
* Be responsible for all compliance-related tasks;
* For any Customer Due Diligence (CDD) alerts, review or failures, investigate and provide approval prior to the acceptance of the customer;
* Receive and consider internal SARS in accordance with internal reporting procedures; consider if an internal SAR is to be externalised (i.e. sent to the JFCU) and document decision-making process;
* Maintain the SAR register and all records relating to internal and external SARs;
* Manage internal/external relationships effectively post disclosure to avoid tipping off any external parties;
* Handle and maintain all requests for information from law enforcement authorities; Oversight of deputy MLRO;
* Provide adequate training to relevant employees including testing understanding.

Key Experience, Qualifications and Attributes:

The successful candidate will have:

* Relevant professional qualifications;
* Sound knowledge of Jersey Law and regulation;
* Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail;
* Good written and oral communication skills;
* Strong technical knowledge with a pragmatic approach to problem solving;
* The ability to present to groups internally and externally;
* Able to demonstrate a strategic mind-set;
* Manage multiple projects/events simultaneously;
* Prepare and deliver relevant training;
* Ability to work independently;
* Ability to provide challenge in a positive and constructive manner;
* Ability to communicate at senior management and board level.

About our Client

Established in Australia in 2001, our client has grown to be a market-leading provider of investment platforms, investment management, portfolio administration and CRM solutions with offices in London, Coventry, Jersey, Australia, Armenia, Dubai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

The world's leading financial advisers, trustees, investment managers, institutions, accountants, family offices` and

Contact Details:
Hiring People
Tel: 03301002230
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