GM Compliance Review Officer

  • competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Anchura Partners
  • 02 Aug 16

Anchura Partners is a unique financial services consultancy with a proven track record of solving business challenges and driving all aspects of change. As practitioners, not career consultants, our distinctiveness is in our people and our approach. Our unique blend of skills and expertise enables us to understand the challenges facing our clients and provide the management and delivery bandwidth they need to get things done.

We are now looking for a senior Compliance Review Officer VP level. The successful candidate will conduct compliance reviews (testing) typically of First Line controls, according to an agreed methodology and be aligned to the wider MST approach of the function.

Key deliverables:
1) Conduct a planned number of desk reviews across front office controls per the testing plan
2) The reviews will be based on a prior risk assessment and be driven by the output of that assessment; or by trigger events or mandatory requirements
3) Engage with the Front Office and Coverage Compliance as necessary and ensure that relationship management is a key part of the role
4) Ensure that the reviews are conducted according to the testing methodology
5) Conduct prior communication of the reviews to the relevant stakeholders as well as ensure that the final distribution of reviews is conducted appropriately and in a timely manner
6) Agree any action items during the review with the relevant stakeholders
7) Produce MI for consumption by senior Front Office supervisors and other stakeholders including issue tracking MI
8) Take part in all relevant supervisory meetings and activities and be an integral part of the surveillance management team
9) Align all testing work with the wider MST objectives.

The successful candidate will:

10) Have positive and constructive testing approach
11) Use analytics to inform testing areas
12) Ensure outcomes feedback appropriately into the risk assessment
13) Engage with peer firms and understand industry approaches/solutions to common problems
Work Experience/Background

14) Compliance background, preferably testing background
15) Audit background may also be useful
16) Good knowledge of the FCA MAR handbook and other relevant regulations
17) Good knowledge of investment banking products
18) Good knowledge of all the conduct risks inherent in an integrated investment bank
19) Good written skills
20) Excellent PowerPoint skills
21) Excellent excel skills
22) Delivery focused
23) Analytical
24) Able to work with aggressive deadlines.