Business Risk Officer

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Our client a well established wealth advisor is seeking a Business Risk Officer to join the team.  The successful candidate will play a critical role in protecting the company against potential risks and ensuring compliance with regulations.

In return our client offers a competitive package and a supportive working environment where professional and personal development of all employees is encouraged.


  • Oversight, maintenance and enhancement of client lifecycle processes to drive continual improvement in operational efficiency
  • Act collectively as the first line of risk control and defence for Relationship Managers
  • Ensure the company is fully compliant with all relevant policies and procedures
  • KYC/CDD/enhanced due diligence during the establishment of new structures and advise on the reporting of beneficial ownership information
  • Working with Risk & Compliance to ensure that new business is correctly presented to the New Business Acceptance Committee and that the client meets JFSC regulatory requirements
  • Assist the Executive Team to clear internal audit/compliance queries/findings and assist with remediation
  • Record and maintain relevant registers
  • Prepare reports for the Executive Team as require
  • Implement relevant policies/procedures, liaising with the Heads of Enablement, IT and Operations
  • Ensure the provision of timely and accurate monitoring and reporting, and production of relevant management information to the relevant Boards
  • Provide effective training /refresher training to the company on compliance and AML/CFT matters


  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • 7 years plus experience in Financial Services Industry including extensive Trust & Company experience
  • In depth knowledge of applicable Codes of Practice, AML/CFT legislation and regulations
  • Exposure to operational functions within previous roles
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory regime with a full understanding of the risk and process implications for the business


  • Flexible and able to multi-task, setting appropriate priorities and adhering to deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to liaise and collaborate with individuals at all levels, being helpful and co-operative whilst working towards team goals
  • Confidence to deliver practical compliance advice balancing risk management and commercial considerations
  • Proven experience of working in a challenging and fast-moving environment, across multiple jurisdictions and with complex products
501 days ago
Job Title
Business Risk Officer
Job Category
Compliance and Risk
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