Head of Risk and Compliance

Offshore - Jersey
Posted 2 months ago

Our client, an award-winning provider of fund, corporate and private client services, is looking for a Head of Risk and Compliance to join their team.

The Role:
Responsibilities include:

  • Assume ultimate responsibility for the successful management of an extensive and varied workload, including the provision of a professional risk and compliance services to the “internal client” (i.e. employees, directors and Group directors), such services to include supporting the winning, on-boarding and subsequent dealings with external clients;
  • Lead on risk and compliance matters (including making jurisdictional regulatory notifications) on Group mergers and acquisitions, new service offerings and workstream initiatives;
  • Work in close cooperation with the Chief Risk Officer (deputising when required) and Chief Group Counsel;
  • Assume oversight of compliance monitoring functions and work closely with internal audit team to identify and manage internal operational and business risks;
  • Assist in the management and monitoring of business risks across the Group and oversee specific risk functions where required, developing, enhancing and integrating related policies and procedures where appropriate;
  • Oversee regulatory compliance in each of the offices to ensure that each regulated office maintains robust arrangements for complying with local financial services regulations and legislation and reports any deficiencies or regulatory risks;
  • Anticipate, research and monitor global and jurisdictional developments in the financial services regulatory and legal environment and assesses likely impact on the Group;
  • Consider divisional reporting and prepare written reports to the CRO and/or Group management Boards as appropriate;
  • Provide assistance and support to MLROs and legal function in relation to suspicious or unusual transaction reporting and risk-escalated and contentious matters, including complaints and legal disputes (including where legal proceedings are threatened or issued);
  • Lead on R&C matters and regulatory due diligence in special projects, such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, company liquidations and corporate restructuring;
  • Lead, inspire and motivate the wider R&C Team to ensure an effective, efficient and harmonious working environment, promoting values and supporting the Group’s unique stakeholder culture;
  • Assume and carry out other duties, as may be necessary, to facilitate the effective functioning of the Group and its R&C function.

The Person:
You will possess the following key characteristics:

  • Professional qualification (ICA Diploma or equivalent)
  • Relevant expertise and comprehensive technical knowledge of corporate governance, compliance and risk management
  • Solution-driven with a practical and commercial approach
  • Strong leadership and management skills including planning and project management
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels with strong diplomacy and negotiation proficiencies

Job Features

Job CategoryCompliance
SalaryNegotiable upon experience

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