Risk and compliance is one of the fastest growing areas of employment in Jersey, the demand in this area is attributed to the increased regulation around all areas of islands financial services sector.

At any one time risk and compliance related roles would make up around 11% of our total number of vacancies, so in terms of availability of roles and career prospects this sector is a great option. An added advantage is that there are often a range of permanent contract and temporary roles available which also makes the career choice one that can offer great flexibility.

Whether you are at the start of your career and would like to discuss more about what a career in compliance might look like or a seasoned compliance professional we are likely to have a range of opportunities for you to consider. Our most recent positions include CDD (Customer Due Diligence) roles, Compliance Monitoring, Compliance Analyst through to Compliance Manager, MLRO, MLCO and holding high level regulatory responsibilities at board level.

With our knowledge and experience we are ideally placed to help you develop your career in compliance. We understand what employers are looking for and will connect you with the right opportunity; guiding you through every step of the application process and sharing our market knowledge and advice.

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AML and CFT Compliance Specialist | Contract

Jersey

​Contribute to the development, maintenance and implementation of the anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism (AML and CFT) framework in a market leading banking and investment firm, to ensure that the Jersey regulatory requirements are met.During this 6 month contract, you will play an active role in ensuring that the organisation is conducting business in a compliant manner.Responsibilities will include:Developing and implementing monitoring plans to ensure that the Jersey AML and CFT Codes of Practice are being complied withSigning off business referrals for new high and special risk accounts and concluding periodic reviewsPreparing and implementing the AML and CFT business risk assessment on an annual basis, reporting all findings to the relevant governance structuresManaging the practical application of AML and CFT policies, procedures and documentation by updating the AML and CFT handbook, all published AML and CFT documentation and training materialPreparing and submitting the required periodic reports to relevant governance structures and other stakeholdersEstablishing and maintaining relationships with various stakeholders, including heads of business, compliance officers, management teams, internal audit, external audit and the regulatorExperience and skills required: Hold an appropriate degree, ideally in law, audit/risk management or complianceCompleted a professional qualification such as ICA, CISI3-4 years’ experience in compliance with compliance monitoring experience or equivalent e.g. audit (internal or external) Relevant experience in the financial services industry, specifically compliance and preferably with experience in wealth, private clients and trust servicesRegulatory approval to act as MLRO (Money Laundering Reporting Officer) of Jersey licensed entities (Deputy MLRO experience would be considered)If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Permanent Full Time Hours

Senior Officer | Compliance Reporting and Administrator

Jersey

​An interesting and stimulating compliance role where you will be part of an international workforce, providing specialised reporting, operations and administrative support to the compliance function whilst upholding the highest levels of integrity and trust. As Senior Officer you will contribute to the assurance that this market leading organisation is undertaking business in a compliant manner to avoid operational losses, fines, penalties or reputational damage.In this role you will coordinate and collate the end-to-end compliance reporting process in order to monitor and control financial crime risk.If you are a dedicated individual with the ability to prepare quantitative and qualitative analysis on the businesses risk landscape and are looking to be part of an international workforce where your talents will be highly valued, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.Responsibilities will include:Continuously maintaining a thorough understanding of policies, processes, procedures and systems and reviewing these with the view to find better ways to execute tasks and improve functional performanceEscalating all high risk issues and information to the line Manager to ensure these matters are dealt with timeously and as per the standards set out it in the relevant functional frameworkParticipating in effective governance of structures in order to meet the requirements Developing and maintaining the compliance reporting, operations support and administrative frameworkParticipating in all relevant training for the requirements of the role, including any changes to the relevant functional framework to ensure all operations and administrative support is aligned accordinglyExperience and skills required:Hold a diploma in business commerce or risk management3-4 years’ experience in reporting, risk management, compliance enablement, operations support and compliance administrationThorough understanding of international wealth businessRisk management experience within the United Kingdom will be essential for this roleAbility to communicate efficiently with various stakeholders at different levels If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Periodic Review Team Leader

Jersey

Take the next step in your compliance career with the growing compliance team in an award-winning global business.Reporting to the Regulatory Compliance Manager, you will undertake business monitoring and ensure any relevant AML/CFT risks have been properly assessed, documented and reviewed.Offering more than just a competitive salary, you will also benefit from an open and collaborative culture, where everyone has a voice and is valued and recognised for their dedication and commitment.Responsibilities will include:Working closely with service line heads, risk and compliance and client onboarding teams to ensure a strong awareness of and adherence to the client monitoring and KYC policies and procedures Managing the periodic review process carried out by service lines  Providing regular compliance monitoring reports to the businessReviewing client acceptance workflows and periodic review workflows prepared by the business, ensuring clients and any risks are appropriately identified Providing guidance to business lines on compliance policies, procedures and guidelines  Experience and skills required:Minimum 4 years’ experience in the legal, compliance or regulatory sector Good analytical and organisational skills Excellent knowledge and awareness of AML/CFT risk assessment and mitigation tools, alongside a strong legislative knowledge of Jersey regulatory and legal requirements Previous experience heading up, motivating and developing teams within a legal or fiduciary environment Strong interpersonal and communication skills If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Assistant Manager | Client Take-On Team | Contract

Jersey

​An award winning law firm is currently seeking a compliance professional to provide assistance to their busy client take-on team for 6 months, during the implementation of a new take-on system.As Assistant Manager you will provide support on all aspects of the client take-on process, across practice areas in various locations, monitoring team workloads and providing advice and guidance on client take-on matters.Responsibilities will include:Assisting with training on CDD and how to perform client screeningPreparing client filesEnsuring the completion of PEP submissions to the risk committee  Prioritising and tracking the progress of CDD documentation and openings, asking for updates from fee earners as appropriate Reviewing the work of more junior members of the team Experience and skills required:Minimum 5 years’ compliance experience ICA or other relevant compliance qualifications would be an advantage Good awareness and technical knowledge of local regulatory requirements and AML legislation Strong prioritisation skills Ability to work methodically and accurately If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Permanent Full Time Hours

Client Onboarding Team Leader

Jersey

​A progressive career opportunity where you will be part of a friendly and inclusive team within an award-winning fiduciary business, offering a rewarding work environment and access to fantastic career development opportunities.Offering more than just a competitive salary, you will also benefit from an open and collaborative culture, where everyone has a voice and is valued and recognised for their dedication and commitment. As Client Onboarding Team Leader, you will work closely with the Client Onboarding Manager to manage the day-to-day work allocations in the team, assisting with reporting and ensuring clients are efficiently onboarded.Responsibilities will include:Ensuring team members manage their time, effort and resources in order to optimise effectiveness and efficiency Liaising with internal and external clients to collect CDD Completing risk assessment forms to summarise risk factors from a business perspective, in the take-on process Reviewing and assessing simple and complex CDD files to evaluate AML risks and where appropriate, escalating cases Facilitating induction training to new startersRemaining up to date with AML legislations and updating policies as necessary Experience and skills required:Minimum 4 years’ experience in the legal, compliance or regulatory sector Hold a relevant professional qualification such as ICA, CAMS, AML or equivalent  Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and influence accordingly Strong experience of driving process efficiency and ensuring adherence through user interface design Excellent understanding and awareness of AML/CFT risk assess and mitigation tools, alongside a strong legislative knowledge of Jersey regulatory and legal requirements If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Permanent Full Time Hours

Compliance Manager

Jersey

​A fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for a compliance professional to be part of an award-winning organisation, where you will be challenged to deliver excellence and support the Head of Compliance and MLCO in carrying out their key person duties.As Compliance Manager you will ensure compliance with JFSC, legal and regulatory requirements at all times. Whilst the role does not carry any regulated positions, you will take on the Data Protection Officer position for the company.This is an excellent opportunity to work in an environment which embraces and promotes technical excellence and responds to change, ensuring that the company grows with evolving trends and new developments.Responsibilities will include:Assisting the Head of Compliance and MLCO in providing compliance advice and technical guidance Preparing for and attending Board/Committee meetings Overseeing the breaches incidents and complaints process and registersReviewing new business filesActing as Data Protection Office for the company Keeping up to date with any changes in regulatory requirementsExperience and skills required:Previous compliance experience within a fiduciary environment and hold a relevant professional compliance qualification Sound working knowledge of statutory requirements and AML/CFT legislation Good interpersonal skills Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly way Excellent organisational and administrative skills and the ability to prioritise tasks in a fast paced environment  If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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