Job Vacancy Details

Title

Compliance Associate – 6 Months FTC

Categories Fixed-Term Contract, Full-Time
Date Posted
June 20, 2019
Ref No
TAP1488
Salary – £
£19,000 – £22,000 Dep skills and exp.
Contract
6 months
Location of Job
Leeds 11
Job Details

Compliance Associate – Financial Crime 6 Month FTC

Our client is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across all their areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services.

With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of a large organisation who are headquartered in Australia.  A truly global organisation, they provide a strong platform to realise their growth ambitions and continue to build on their success.

Our client feels that you can play a key part in this as they recognise the importance of supporting and developing their people, so they listen to colleagues, train their teams and invest in great working environments.  Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities they work with and you’ll get a flavour of life here should you be successful in securing this role.

An opportunity has arisen within the Compliance function for a dynamic individual who can assist the team with its financial crime prevention responsibilities and oversight. This is a temporary assignment for six months 

Main duties of the role will be to undertake reviews of accounts that have failed standard verification and assist the team with various oversight functions. You will therefore have the ability to work under pressure and escalate queries to the Assistant Manager as soon as reasonably practicable. You will also carry out ad-hoc duties relating to financial crime and risk mitigation and understand the role of the Authorised Corporate Director; the company’s regulatory obligations as ACD or on a delegated basis, and the implications to the business.

An adherence to Fund Solutions’ policies and procedures, in particular to ensure operational controls are carried out in accordance with procedures to enable the on-going mitigation of business risk.

Although full training will be given and competency sign off will occur, applicants should have an understanding of AML processes and controls along with knowledge of the regulatory and legislative environment. A major part of your role will be to analyse and problem solve and to escalate findings where necessary. You must also have the ability to explain your findings to your line report and senior members of the team.

Essential Qualifications: 

  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Proficiency in MS packages with competent abilities
  • Strong analytical, organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet and manage strict deadlines
  • Excellent customer service focus and an ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience within financial services

Desired competencies:

  • Takes personal responsibility for delivering a level of service that often exceeds customer expectations and is strong at managing relationships;
  • Is results focused going beyond focusing on agreed goals to create new and stretching challenges; and
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to problem solve and make decisions being able to appropriately analyse issues, drawing on expert advice, consulting and collaborating, taking decisions.
  • Communicates with confidence and competence to positively influence the outcome of decisions and gain commitment

This role is due to relocate to Leeds City Centre as part of a phased move beginning in October 2019 and happening throughout 2020. They are currently set to complete the relocation by the end of 2021.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward your details clearly outlining the required skills and experience to Kimbarnes@theagency.org.uk

Please note that Candidates will be required to attend THE Agency offices in Cleckheaton, to register and complete an interview. If shortlisted, candidates will be required to attend an interview with our client.

GDPR Disclaimer: Please appreciate that whilst we review all CVs and applications, due to the high volume that we receive on a regular basis, we only respond to candidates that have been successful with their application. As such, if you do not hear from us within 14 working days, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Additionally, please note that sending a CV does not constitute a registration with THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited. In line with GDPR we will permanently delete information for all unsuccessful applications and we will not keep candidate information on file for future vacancies at this stage of our process.

 

 

How to Apply

You can apply by emailing us: talent@theagency.org.uk.

To apply for this vacancy, please include the vacancy title: Compliance Associate – 6 Months FTC and Reference Number: TAP1488 in the email subject line.

When you forward your details, please make sure that you clearly outline how you meet the criteria for required skills and experience.

Don’t forget to attach the most recent copy of your CV as a Microsoft Word™ or as an RTF (Rich Text Format) document. Please do not send a PDF or Microsoft Publisher™ documents, as these may be rejected.

Candidates must be available to attend our offices in Cleckheaton for registration. You may need to be available for interview with our client at short notice. Please check the vacancy information carefully for further information on this. If you are unsure, please do not hesitate to ask.

Please note: We review all CVs and applications that are sent to us, however due to the large volume that we receive on a regular basis, please be aware that we only respond to those candidates that have been successful with their application. As such, if you do not hear from us within 14 working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

GDPR Disclaimer: Please note that sending a CV does not constitute a registration with THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited. In line with GDPR we will permanently delete information for all unsuccessful applications and we will not keep candidate information on file for future vacancies at this stage of our process.

 

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