Senior Compliance Consultant

Job reference RA2189 - Grade E

Job summary

ReAssure is looking to recruit a Senior Compliance Consultant to join it’s Compliance Support & Regulatory Guidance team within the Compliance function, based at Telford or Hitchin on a permanent basis. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join one of Telford’s largest employers, within an ever-changing environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow.

Originally founded in 1963, ReAssure is a life and pensions company which buys and administers closed books of business from other companies. Built on a c.3000-strong team with a wide range of skills and experience, there’s one constant running through the ReAssure business – ‘Change’. Join us and you’ll have opportunity to drive our growth and progress through your own success.

ReAssure is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills; and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

ReAssure offer an attractive benefits package for all permanent and fixed term employees, including 27 days’ holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Private Medical Insurance plus a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from.

In this role as Senior Compliance Consultant, you will act as Business Partner representing Compliance to provide an enhanced and proactive support to business areas on FCA Compliance matters with the aim of further deepening awareness of FCA requirements throughout the business and enhancing our Regulatory Risk control environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide advice on FCA related matters on business developments and projects to support the business in delivering its compliance responsibilities;
  • Analysis and dissemination of FCA publications, delivering analysis and communication of the impact of forthcoming regulatory change;
  • Approval of financial promotions and other customer literature for compliance with FCA and other relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Act in a business partnering role by having regular meetings with business units to cascade FCA developments and provide guidance to business units on regulatory developments, expectations and requirements;
  • Undertake allocated Compliance Monitoring reviews in line with the agreed CSRG monitoring plan, looking for risks and opportunities to enhance the customer journey.
  • Identify risks or opportunities and engaging the business in formulating pragmatic, customer focussed and commercial solutions that minimise the risks and maximise the opportunities;
  • Writing and delivering formal training across the business on FCA  topics and developments and demonstrating the value of compliant outcomes;
  • Oversight of breach analysis and reporting ensuring that areas of risk are identified, communicated and managed on a timely and relevant basis with a particular focus on the identification of potentially unfair customer outcomes and trends;.
  • Develop and maintain Compliance policies, guidelines and procedures which meet internal ReAssure standards and applicable FCA requirements;
  • Support the business partnering arrangement in place with Outsource Providers by supporting the Compliance Oversight Manager on general compliance matters, compliance developments and change.

Key skills/experience required

  • Financial Services professional qualification
  • Proven’ experience in a life and pension Compliance environment (3 – 5 years experience)
  • Proven experience in analysing regulatory publications and communicating detail in a style that suits the target audience
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good inter-personal and negotiating skills
  • Good communicator at all levels and all communication styles, with proven influencing skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret legislation and regulation and formulate pragmatic, customer facing solutions
  • Ability to see the big picture with a commercial focus, yet still keeping the customer at the heart of what we do
  • Ability to work with autonomy

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Job category/type
Compliance/Permanent

Location
Telford

Date posted
29/11/2019

Application closing date
13/12/2019