Head of Risk & Compliance (SMF16/SMF17)

Posted 15 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCompliance & Financial Crime
Contact NameTerry Wetters

Job description

The client has a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Risk & Compliance to join a high-performing department during an extremely busy period of regulatory projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company's overall risk profile, implementing and maintaining an effective framework of internal controls as required

  • Keep abreast of risk and compliance legislation, regulation and corporate governance developments which impact the business' risk strategy

  • Manage the delivery of a compliance plan and ensure a robust ongoing compliance monitoring programme is delivered

  • Oversee the Company's client identification and fraud processes, making changes and improvements when required - and communicating these accordingly

  • Deliver reporting and make recommendations to the Board/Management Team in relation to risk & compliance matters that require their attention

  • Act as SMF16 and SMF17 under FCA regulation (application process required)

  • Ensure the business complies with all regulatory requirements relating to Consumer Credit, FCA Requirements, Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering and Data Protection

  • Manage the 2 other members of the Compliance team to maximise output and performance

  • Support the Managing Director in upholding the healthy culture of the company

Key Experience Required:

  • Talented and ambitious Risk & Compliance professional with considerable experience working at a senior level within a regulated Financial Services environment

  • A thoroughly modern Compliance practitioner with a commercial mindset

  • Management experience at a senior level

  • Ability to deal with/manage/influence key influencers and decision makers

  • Self-starter with a hands-on approach; proactive in resolving issues