Deputy Head of Risk & Compliance

Offshore - Jersey
Posted 2 months ago

The Organisation:

Our client, a leading law firm, is looking for a Deputy Head of Risk & Compliance to join their Jersey 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:

  • 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.
  • Has a commercial outlook with an innovative approach to work.
  • Ability to engender and promote a positive compliance culture throughout the business.
  • Good knowledge of trust company business/administration.
  • Law firm experience preferred but not essential.
  • Working towards or is qualified, ICA (International) Diploma in Compliance or equivalent.
  • Holds International Advanced Certificate in Compliance and Financial Crime or equivalent.
  • 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.
  • Good analytical, organisational and methodical skills.
  • Strong moral integrity and independence of mind.
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure when required.
  • Keen to learn and willingness to suggest ways to improve processes and the way w

Job Features

Job CategoryCompliance
SalaryNegotiable upon experience

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