Complyport is looking for a Compliance consultant.

Complyport provides compliance advice, undertakes regulatory and compliance projects and offers a suit of digital solutions to a wide variety of regulated financial services businesses. These services include FCA authorisations, ongoing advice and support, the authoring of manuals, policies, procedures and technical documents and undertaking project work.

Our market leading reputation, which has been built over the last 20 years, is based on providing bespoke and pragmatic solutions to clients which balance the competing needs of commerciality against being compliant with all applicable requirements. We pride ourselves on our ability to proactively inform, update and educate clients whilst still reacting swiftly to their immediate needs.

Our client base includes asset and wealth managers, hedge funds, fund managers, brokers, venture capital firms, private equity, banks and insurers of varying size.

The Position

Complyport is seeking a new Compliance consultant to join our client services team. You will play an active role in liaising directly with clients on regulatory issues, providing advice and drafting materials such as compliance manuals and policies. The role also involves assisting firms seeking FCA authorisation. Working both in the office and on-site, you will provide compliance monitoring services, revise policies, registers etc, and discuss how business updates may affect your clients from a regulatory perspective.

  • The role involves playing an active part in Complyport’s client services team which will include liaising directly with clients, providing advice and drafting materials. You will be required to provide support to other members of the team as and when needed
  • The role includes working with firms seeking authorisation with the FCA and assisting them with drafting the business plan, financial projections and tailoring a comprehensive set of compliance documents (including Compliance Monitoring Programmes, policies, registers)
  • For FCA authorised firms, visits are undertaken to clients on a periodic basis to review the compliance monitoring undertaken and policies, registers etc, discuss business updates and how regulatory changes may impact the firm. There may also be discussions regarding any regulatory concerns the client may have and assist with problem solving. Visits are followed by a formal report for the client’s senior management
  • The role will require the individual to be able to present opinions and findings in a clear and concise manner to both Complyport staff and most importantly our client’s stakeholders at different levels of seniority. Presentations may need to be made orally or in writing
  • The successful candidate may be asked to draft and present compliance training to clients, including board briefings
  • The individual will be expected to be an active participant in marketing and business development of the firm in order to contribute to the continued success and development of Complyport and its service offerings.

Requirements

  • The successful candidate will preferably have a minimum of 2-3 years relevant experience in a regulated environment within the financial services sector
  • Must be able to demonstrate consulting skills
  • Legal or finance related degree or equivalent is preferable
  • A CISI or equivalent qualification is desirable but not required
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-confident with the ability to work as part of a close-knit collegiate team
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritising work as necessary while managing expectations both internally and externally
  • Energetic, self-starter with an appetite for learning and self-development
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Desire to take on responsibility and to solutions driven
  • Conscientious, diligent and attentive to detail
  • Client focused
  • Good working knowledge of the FCA, its objectives and the FCA Handbook
  • Good understanding of current UK regulation
  • Good understanding of financial services

Benefits/Remuneration

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement

Applications

To apply, please send your CV and covering email, stating why you would like the opportunity to train with our firm, to careers@complyport.co.uk clearly stating “Compliance Consultant – Application” in the title.

**Please note, this advert is for direct applicants, no agencies please.**

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