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.

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Compliance Monitoring Analyst | Contract

Jersey

​An entrepreneurial financial services business is seeking a compliance professional to join their team on a 12 month maternity cover contract (30 hours per week).Joining the current members of the compliance team, you will provide assistance with day to day operations and carry out compliance monitoring and testing.Committed to entrepreneurship and to innovation, this firm recognises the importance of supporting its employees whilst also offering flexible approach to working.Responsibilities will include:Conducting testing and monitoring under the compliance monitoring programmeRecording outcomes of testing, following up on action points and reporting as requiredMonitoring the resolution of findings with relevant business support teams Assisting Head of Compliance with periodically reviewing and updating the monitoring programme Reviewing and updating process and procedural documentation Experience and skills required:Previous compliance experience, ideally within a funds environment Either hold or currently working towards a compliance qualificationHigh level of accuracy and attention to detailGood organisational skills and the ability to manage deadlines Knowledge of Jersey’s regulatory environment, including Codes of Practice and AML/CFT 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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MLRO/Compliance Specialist AML & CFT

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.Within this role you will also act as Money Laundering Reporting Officer, acting as a key contact for external parties and regulatory queries within the business, whilst ensuring that Jersey regulatory requirements are met. Working within an international workforce where their entire business model is based on trust and integrity, you will strive to uphold the highest levels of their values and in return will be provided with rewarding career opportunities.Responsibilities will include:Undertaking MLRO responsibilities and acting as point of contact for the regulators Developing, maintaining and implementing the Jersey MLRO framework (covering strategy, policy, processes and governance)Investigating Jersey Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and submitting reports to external bodies, as appropriate Providing specialised support and advice on AML and CFT matters Keeping up to date with changes to regulatory and legal requirements, updating procedures, making recommendations and delivering trainingAssisting with reporting requirements  Experience and skills required:Hold a relevant professional compliance qualification or legal degree Extensive experience within compliance in a financial services organisation Minimum 3 years’ regulatory approval to act as MLRO of Jersey licensed entities, or Deputy MLROStrong analytical skills and ability to manage multiple tasks Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills ​If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call Sue Pallot on 01534 626711 or email sue@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Compliance Manager / MLCO

Jersey

​Are you an experienced compliance professional that would like to play an integral role in the development of a newly established and growing global organisation?Working with honesty, determination and dedication, you will assist the Head of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs to ensure that this rapidly growing asset management firm remains fully compliant under all regulations applicable. An interesting and varied compliance manager role where you will work as part of an experienced team across multiple jurisdictions.Responsibilities will include:Maintaining an effective compliance culture through ensuring appropriate policies and procedures are embedded Providing regular reporting to the Board and Head of ComplianceSupporting the business in an advisory capacity on regulatory mattersReceiving and assessing internal suspicious activity reportsMaintaining mandatory regulatory registers and conducting trend analysis, highlighting any red flags to senior management Building strong working relationships with colleagues and third parties, such as the JFSC Experience and skills required:‘Key Person’ registered with the JFSC Confident knowledge of Jersey’s regulatory framework and legislation Strong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to manage multiple tasks and remain calm under pressure Hold a relevant professional compliance qualificationIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call Claudia Sutton on 01534 626708 or email claudia@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Senior KYC Analyst | Compliance

Jersey

​A leading bank that encourages new ideas, promotes equal opportunities and values the performance of their employees, is currently seeking a compliance professional to join their team.As a Senior KYC Analyst you will be responsible for all aspects of on-boarding, re-certification and off boarding of all new and existing clients. You will also work in close collaboration with the client due diligence team and be the key contact for investors on KYC due diligence matters.This global financial services organisation offers an enriching career whilst supporting numerous corporate social responsibility initiatives which form an integral part to the business and is at the heart of their culture.Responsibilities will include:Processing trigger events and liaising with the investor team Carrying out verifications such as WorldChecksReviewing and validating AML/KYC files prepared by team members, ensuring these meet regulatory obligations Assisting with the day to day emails received in to the communal mailbox Tracking the resolution of queries, and escalating as appropriate  Experience and skills required:Minimum 2 years’ due diligence experience Exposure to AML/Sanctions training Either hold or currently working towards a relevant professional compliance qualificationIdeally have familiarity with funds and structures and an awareness of FATCA Ability to work well within a team and independently, using own initiative 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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Onboarding Administrator

Jersey

​Further your career with a leading, multi-jurisdictional provider of financial services, assisting with the onboarding of new clients/investors and ensuring compliance with regulatory obligations at all times.This is a rewarding career opportunity to be part of an inclusive and supportive culture, where you will be encouraged to provide a premium level service to clients.Responsibilities will include:Acting as a point of reference for queries and issues related to the onboarding process Keeping up to date with any regulatory or industry changes  Performing risk assessments and completing client profiles, verifying client and investor risk ratings Maintaining registers and client logs Experience and skills required:Previous financial services experience, ideally within an onboarding role Working towards a recognised qualification, ideally within ICA or AML Good understanding of current industry AML/CFT handbook legislation, regulation and operating working practices Client focused with an ability to work in a fast paced, high pressured work 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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Assistant Manager | Risk and Compliance

Jersey

​A rewarding career opportunity for a compliance professional to join a leading corporate and fund solutions provider, providing advice and guidance on regulatory risk.Driven to succeed, this is an ambitious and innovative organisation that welcomes new ways of working and embraces change. You'll be encouraged to enhance and build on your own knowledge and skills and network with other professionals, having access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities where you will be empowered to take control of your own journey for your personal and professional development.Responsibilities will include:Providing clear and consistent advice as requested, to Service Line Directors and committees Keeping up to date with current industry advice and interpreting any new regulatory developmentsDeveloping and delivering training to the business Producing management information detailing advice and guidance given and providing compliance reports to stakeholders Managing registers and visits from stakeholders Overseeing the effectiveness of all AML/CFT systemsExperience and skills required:Previous experience working in a compliance or oversight function, within a Jersey regulated financial services business Good technical knowledge of Jersey regulations and laws Strong diplomacy and negotiation skillsAbility to work using own initiative and approaching tasks with an open mind Good time management skills and ability to prioritise deadlines 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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