Deputy Head of Risk and Compliance 

Offshore - Jersey
Posted 3 months ago

The Organisation:

Our client, a leading law firm, is looking for a Deputy Head of Risk and Compliance to join their Risk and Compliance team.

The Role:

Responsibilities include:

  • Deputise and provide support for the Head of Risk and Compliance, Jersey in all matters as required.
  • Provision of a robust and consistent advisory service across the business in relation to Risk and Compliance matters as they arise with reference to relevant external legislation, regulation and policy as required.
  • Support the ongoing implementation of the Compliance Monitoring Programme to ensure it remains risk focused and relevant.
  • Support the Compliance Monitoring Manager in the completion of remediation projects resulting from the CMP as required.
  • Provide a monitoring and oversight function for the registers and control sheets maintained by the Risk & Compliance team.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to the Risk & Compliance team as required.
  • Identify breaches and recommend changes to systems and controls, policies and procedures to ensure compliance is achieved and maintained and risks mitigated.
  • Support the completion of governance reviews of the statutory files of the Affiliation Leader and the participating members ensuring their timely and accurate completion.
  • Support the annual external audit and liaise with the auditors as necessary.
  • Assisting with ensuring that any resulting action arising from audits are completed within agreed timescale.
  • Action risk and compliance tasks as set by the Head of Risk & Compliance within the required timeframe.
  • Assist with the preparation of relevant Board and committee papers.

The Person:

You will possess the following key characteristics:

  • Working towards or is qualified, ICA (International) Diploma in Compliance or equivalent
  • Holds International Advanced Certificate in Compliance and Financial Crime or equivalent
  • Experience in a senior risk, compliance and anti-money laundering role
  • Experience in acting as, or supporting, Key Person roles
  • Experience in people management responsibility, skills and experience
  • Good understanding of the legislative and regulatory requirements including the JFSC TCB Codes of Practice and JFSC AML Handbooks
  • Experience dealing with the JFSC and other external bodies with the knowledge to anticipate what is required to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial
  • Confidence to deal with and influence Senior Management and other employees and stakeholders across a variety of levels
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and to tight deadlines
  • Proven stakeholder management track record
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible, helpful and “can do” attitude.

Job Features

Job CategoryCompliance
SalaryNegotiable upon experience

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