Compliance Officer (FCA, Fraud) BLUC64349

Location
London and South East – Ashford, Dartford and London East
Salary
£24,000 + Company Car, Mobile Phone, Training, Ongoing development
Posted
21 May 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Ref
BLUC64349
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a passionate professional with experience of business assurance or quality assurance activities? Are you looking for an exciting move in to the compliance arena? Do you want to be part of a Risk and Compliance team within a growing UK wide AIM’s listed, people centric Consumer Finance business?  If yes, then this could be the role you’re looking for!

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a Compliance Officer to undertake field based business assurance work via compliance monitoring and also undertaking financial crime investigation activities.  Following an initial 3 month training program where you will buddy an existing Compliance Officer, you will work as part of a supportive team to improve compliance within the business.

More about the team

They are a Risk and Compliance function, committed to promoting a compliance culture that adheres to regulatory standards, codes and principles. They have developed, re-shaped and grown as a function, providing opportunities for people to develop. They act as a pre-regulator, providing assurance through impartial monitoring/financial crime/conduct risk investigation activities to identify and prevent unethical, illegal or improper conduct within their organisation that would impact on customer and business asset protection.

About the Role

Reporting into the Compliance Manager, you will encourage a positive risk and compliance culture within the business through building strong and influential working relationships with the field teams. You will undertake compliance monitoring activities in adherence to policies, procedures and regulatory requirements via field/ desk based activities covering London and the South East. You will complete Financial Crime and Conduct Risk proactive and re-active investigations into Suspicious Activity Reports/ Fraud referrals, complete a thematic and/or risk reviews as directed, as well as provide assistance in ad hoc investigations, initiatives, incident management and projects as directed. Where applicable you will accompany field teams as they go about their business to assess compliance & competency with policy/procedure and regulatory requirements. You will prepare data for visits and compile factual investigatory reports. To ensure that they continue to continually evolve as a business, you will also recommend changes to approach and areas of review as business processes and recommend and agree local/business mitigation plans.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including; company car; mobile phone, laptop, Life Assurance (4X salary); Health Cash Plan; Pension up to 7% matching contribution; 25 days holiday; regular incentives and more!
  • Their Compliance Officers are accredited within their specialism; you’ll undertake an ICA qualification (International Compliance Association), and they will provide the training needed to align to best practices.
  • You will be joining a fantastic team, which works closely with all functions of the business, with a proven track record of leading strategies in relation to Risk and Compliance whilst enabling effective change.
  • You will have the opportunity to develop your career, and we will help support you to build your technical and soft skills and competence and understanding within the compliance and business environment.
  • You will be joining a company/team that is committed to its responsibilities of applying compliance standards and a culture of embedding compliance and doing the right thing.

Who they’re looking for

Our client is looking for an individual who has experience gained within a regulated environment, with proven experience within a similar compliance role or quality / business assurance monitoring activities, including customer interactions.

Having a basic knowledge/experience of the FCA requirements and regulatory framework, and fraud prevention/ detection techniques is preferred but not a requirement as full training will be provided. We find the following transferrable skills greatly benefit a Compliance Officer; interpersonal, communication and critical thinking, conflict management and attention to detail

You will need to have the facility to work from home and be comfortable with frequent travel and overnight stays. 

A little bit about our client

They are authorised by the FCA, and the 2nd largest home collected credit provider in the UK. Their expertise is based on over 130 years’ of experience within the sector, and they pride themselves on their friendly and personal service. They are dedicated to providing customers with an excellent service and in return their people receive the support they need to develop an exciting and rewarding career.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.