Business Risk Officer

Jersey
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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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 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

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • 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
Permanent
501 days ago
Job Title
Business Risk Officer
Reference
263
Job Category
Compliance and Risk
Job Location
Jersey
Job Salary
Negotiable
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