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Jobs in Compliance / Legal
In the wake of the global financial crisis, a job in the compliance team within financial institutions has never been more important.
The response to the crisis is that financial services regulation has been, and continues to be strengthened, so the need for senior compliance professionals, high quality compliance officers and compliance managers in banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, hedge funds, stockbrokers, financial advisers, consultancy firms and at the regulatory bodies themselves has never been greater.
You can search for hundreds of compliance jobs in London and across the UK for various positions - entry level, middle management and leadership, and across organizations.
Wherever you want to work in compliance, within a financial services organization, for the FSA itself or would like a job within the legal arm of a financial institution eFinancialCareers has opportunities at all levels.
Compliance specialisms within Financial Services
In compliance generally it is essential to keep fully up to date with the latest developments in regulation, legislation and best practice that affect each area of the business.
So whether you are searching for compliance jobs in London, or elsewhere, you will require awareness and the ability to communicate the rules as they exist and potentially be able to anticipate how the regulations will develop. Communication skills and attention to detail are key, and essential for anyone wishing to establish a successful career in compliance.
Sales and Trading Compliance - Within Sales and Trading compliance professionals often specialise in one asset class such as bonds, equities or derivatives. This makes it easier to keep abreast of the latest developments in law and regulation and ensure that all the bank's salespeople and traders are operating within the most current requirements.
Control Room Compliance - Control Room Compliance jobs can require a more holistic view of the bank’s operating procedures, spanning the different asset classes. Such roles seek to ensure Chinese Walls are upheld, and that the bank's restricted lists and watch lists are maintained and complied with.
Monitoring and Surveillance - More and more focus is being placed on the importance of monitoring and surveillance in the banking industry where inappropriate activity is identified through the analysis of trading activity. This could include the identification of insider dealing or market abuse.
Anti-Money Laundering – In a similar way to monitoring and surveillance, AML (Anti-Money Laundering) roles take responsibility for identifying transactions which could be undertaken so that the proceeds of illegal activities are given the appearance of being legitimate.