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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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Head of Finance

Jersey

​A senior level role within a leading independent offshore bank and trust company, whose entrepreneurial spirit and unrelenting focus on clients’ needs, is at the heart of everything they do.As Head of Finance, you will play a key role in the continued success of the business and be responsible for leading and managing the Jersey finance team, in this rewarding and challenging role.You will ensure proper financial controls and regulatory reporting procedures are in place, manage the production of client financial statements and monitor the overall business performance against strategy and budget.Responsibilities will include:Overseeing the production of financial reporting for the Jersey office Producing and presenting board reportsManaging the preparation of annual statutory financial statements Acting as the Jersey subject matter expert in relation to SOX compliance requirementsPreparing financial plans and latest forecasts for the business, to enable the company to monitor actual results against the agreed budgets and benchmarksProviding assistance with the implementation of change management initiativesExperience and skills required:Chartered Accountant (or equivalent) with at least 10 years’ post qualification experience Minimum 8 years’ accounting experience in either a financial services, banking or trust environment Previous company management experience, including financial management, operations and strategic/financial planningAbility to manage a variety of tasks whilst maintaining high professional standards Good technical US GAAP knowledge and an awareness of operating in a ‘SOX’ control environment​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 Business Development Manager | Lending

Jersey

​Contribute to the success of a global provider of financial services, overseeing the business development and marketing of lending services to designated regions and segments.In this client-facing role you will identify business opportunities for new and existing clients, generate referrals and provide specialist product support to teams.This is an excellent opportunity to join a company which highly values the talent of their employees and will provide rewarding career opportunities.Responsibilities will include:Developing and driving the wealth management strategy by growing the client baseBuilding and maintaining a strong network of contacts, in order to win client referralsProducing a lending department business development plan in line with the overall strategy Keeping up to date with latest industry trends Reviewing risks of potential clients Experience and skills required:Ideally hold a professional qualification, such as ICSA, STEP, ACCA, CeMAPMinimum 10 years’ experience in banking financial product sales Strong customer relationship and communication skillsExcellent negotiation skills Good time 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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Family Office Director

Jersey

​Play a vital role in an globally renowned multi-family office that is committed to employee development and wellbeing. You will oversee the smooth running of complex structures, providing technical advice, and ensuring entities are administered to the highest standards.Reporting to the Head of the Family Office Jersey, you will be involved in close and regular interaction with clients, advisors, co-trustees and other divisions and business units within the group. You will also act on the boards of corporate trustee and corporate director companies in a number of jurisdictions and actively contribute to strategy meetings.This is a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for a qualified Lawyer, and/or an ambitious trust professional with 10+ years’ experience in the financial services industry and practical and extensive knowledge of trust and company legislation.Responsibilities will include:Analysing and understanding the transactions/activities involved with administered fiduciary and corporate structuresProactively managing client structures and developing trusted relationships with clients, acting as key point of contact for advice Providing technical assistance on complex documentation, including supporting senior management on complex transactionsIdentifying opportunities for business development and assisting with product development and strategyActively participating in the management and continuing development of the Family OfficeExperience and skills required:Qualified Lawyer Minimum 10 years’ post-qualification experience within the financial servicesExtensive knowledge and practice of trust and company legislationHands-on management style Strong organisational skills and commitment to quality client service ​If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call David Lemasney on 01534 626757 or email david@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Senior Business Development Manager

Jersey

​Support the continued success of an award-winning banking and investment firm, playing a key role in the development and implementation of the strategy for the corporate and banking department’s investment business portfolio.In this senior level role, you will manage the client portfolio and support business development and distribution initiatives, in order to deliver a quality service at all times. You will also ensure the department and implemented performance strategies are compliant with all relevant legal, regulatory and governance requirements and provide investment sales-related expertise to the team.This is a rewarding career opportunity to join a company where your talent and dedication will be highly valued.Responsibilities will include:Actively contribute to the development of the department’s strategy, including providing subject matter expertise to leadership Identifying and developing business opportunities with new and existing clients, including overseeing the investment business pipelineDesigning and promoting investment products/services to meet the needs of clients Providing investment related expertise/guidance and support to other members of the relationship management teams Monitoring financial performance and keeping up to date with industry best practice and developmentsReviewing client feedback and providing any recommendations to stakeholders  Experience and skills required:Ideally 5-7 years’ experience in a wealth management environment and previous experience in a investment-related role Minimum 3 years’ experience developing investment solutions for clients and managing relationshipsConfident communication and relationship management skillsHigh level of accuracy and attention to detail Excellent problem-solving skills and logical approach to tasks ​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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