Head of Compliance

Recruiter
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Location
Midlothian
Salary
72000.00 - 99000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent Benefits
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Position/Level
Director
Responsibilities
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Head of Compliance - Edinburgh

Salary circa. ??72,000 - ??99,000 + Excellent Benefits

Sanderson recruitment is currently recruiting a Head of Compliance Advisory to take up a permanent position with their financial service client in Edinburgh.

The purpose of this role will be to support the Compliance Director in leading, designing and executing the organisations advisory strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Inspiring and leading an engaged team who provide proactive, accurate advice and guidance on all regulation/regulatory approach and best practice.
  • Maintaining and improving the UK Regulators' view of the organisation
  • Reporting of all Conduct and Compliance concerns to Executive Committees and Board.
  • Influencing key stakeholders across the business and at all levels. Contributing to the general management of the business through membership of relevant committees.
  • Pro-actively lobbying regulatory authorities, acting as an ambassador for the Bank both individually and also as a participant preparing and presenting reports or presentations on key compliance issues to relevant bodies and at appropriate forums.
  • Leading submission to regulatory reviews and thematics, working across the business areas to deliver high quality responses and suggestions for change.
  • Being an integral part of Compliance and the wider Risk team to drive change and continuous improvement, being a role model for colleagues and help shape the future agenda of the department.
  • Maintaining collaborative relationships with senior leaders across the Bank, challenging processes, procedures and controls to ensure risk is managed within agreed appetite or exceptions to this are clearly identified/reported through business governance.
  • Acting as a trusted partner to the business, providing ad-hoc support, and guidance to business decisions on risk management, including control enhancements.
  • Managing a team of Compliance specialists supporting a proactive engagement model across the business.
  • Ensuring the risks associated with the work of my team are understood, mitigated and escalated where necessary.

Experience

  • The successful candidate will be a recognised compliance professional with experience of operating at an Executive & Senior Management level.
  • Risk oversight expertise.
  • Good knowledge of the key relevant regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of the practical and technical aspects of retail banking products and/or the broader financial services sector.
  • Experience of engaging with and managing senior stakeholders across a business.
  • Proven track record of working in financial services organisations ideally within audit, assurance or risk management or equivalent functions.
  • Proven experience of leading successful teams and working across functions.
  • Strategic and creative thinker.
  • Articulate and able to influence senior management/Executives to deliver clear outcomes.

If you feel that this opportunity is the right one for you then please apply now for a full job spec and to discuss further.

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