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Risk and Compliance Manager

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2 Sep 2022
Are you an experienced Risk and Compliance professional with a great understanding of MCOB and CONC? Are you looking for the next step in your career and a new challenge in an exciting growing business? If so, our client have a fantastic opportunity to join their team as a Risk and Compliance Manager reporting to the Director of Risk and Compliance. They are well established in financial services and offer a range of finance products including credit cards, personal loans and hire purchase deals, mortgages, and debt-solution products. Our client need a confident self-starter who can join their Risk and Compliance team and help ensure our customers are treated fairly. Attention to detail and good analytical skills are paramount for the role, alongside the ability to use your own initiative and work under pressure. What can they offer you? Annual Bonus Scheme (based on company performance and annual appraisal objectives/behaviours) Salary up to £55,000 (dependent on experience) 34 days holiday (includes bank holidays) 2 x days holiday buy/sell 5% pension contribution Pension advice Healthcare cash plan (plus free balance for dependants up to the age of 16) Enhanced Maternity/Adoption/Paternity Pay Enhanced sick pay Income Protection 4 x Life Assurance Car Scheme (after probation period) Cycle to work scheme Birthday takeaway voucher Benefits portal with access to a wide range of retailer discounts What will you be doing? Improvement and continued execution of the risk management framework. This includes facilitating risk assessments, monitoring issues/actions, control design testing, supporting implementation of new/updated frameworks and monitoring and testing control effectiveness and execution. Support the business to understand and adopt regulatory change requirements, provide advice, guidance, and challenge in the application of regulatory requirements. Embedding and developing a culture of risk management, including controls awareness and adoption. Ensure all changes are managed through appropriate governance and enable the business to thrive whilst managing against our risk appetite. Working with all business units to ensure the business remains compliant with all appropriate regulations. Ensure the firm has effective systems, procedures and controls for compliance with requirements and standards under the regulatory system, including risk management, anti-money laundering and data protection. Develop an effective compliance education plan. Support the business in the review of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Service Level Agreements or other legal agreements. Ensure the firm has appropriate second line oversight of business practices/processes that are intended to ensure our operations are compliant at all levels. Support Senior Management Team and Executive Committee to embed monthly Risk & Compliance meetings, as well as other key risk management tasks: key risk indicators are well-defined and understood in a timely manner, issues and incidents are managed, MI and reporting packs are created, and risk & control assessments are completed. Enable the identification of applicable regulations for the business, and work with the business units to be compliant by design. What skills do you need? - Previous experience in financial services in a risk and compliance assurance role. - Experience in designing and delivering risk assurance/compliance monitoring plans. - Positive, constructive approach to assurance testing with emphasis on delivering good customer outcomes. - Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels across the business. - Ability to challenge business stakeholders objectively and effectively. - Effective communication skills. - Experience in a changing business environment, with a passion for delivering excellence and continuous improvement. Interested? Well, then we'd love to hear from you. If you're looking for your next challenge as a Risk and Compliance Manager, then apply for the role with our client today. Our client are committed to equality and diversity. They ensure that a job criterion is relevant to the successful undertaking of the job. They do not indirectly disadvantage any persons on the grounds of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual orientation or social status
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  • Job Reference: 702846368-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Anonymous
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent