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Posted about 1 month ago

A rewarding career opportunity where you will deliver a high standard of excellence whilst championing a strong compliance culture in line with the group’s values and behaviours.

As Associate Director, you will play a key role in supporting the development and execution of a comprehensive programme of review, monitoring and reporting on all internal procedural and regulatory aspects of this business.

You will design and implement a key control programme and act as the subject matter expert during the roll out. You will also drive and undertake key control testing as a second line of defence, assessing the effectiveness of tests to identify deficiencies and implementing improvements.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining an effective, monitoring, testing and control framework 

  • Embedding a proactive compliance culture and ensuring consistency across multiple jurisdictions 

  • Assessing and reporting on the effectiveness of monitoring and testing in all office locations 

  • Maintaining current knowledge of themes and trends and factoring these into local plans 

  • Undertaking effective reporting to boards, committees and senior management on risk and compliance matters 

  • Diligently executing monitoring programmes and risk assessments and undertaking thematic reviews

Experience and skills required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant finance industry experience, including at least 3 years’ experience within the compliance environment 

  • Hold a relevant professional qualification such as ICA Certificate or Diploma in AML 

  • A detailed understanding and knowledge of the local finance industry and regulatory requirements 

  • Ability to deal with all levels of staff

  • Proactive and disciplined approach to tasks  

If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call Georgina Moehle on 01534 626762 or email georgina@rowlands.co.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.