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Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant

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Job Title: Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh
Duration: 12 month FTC
Contact Name: Mark Foy
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a leading investment management firm is looking to hire a Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant to join their Edinburgh based Compliance team on a 12-month fixed term contract.


About The Role

The effective management of risk through excellent corporate governance and well-controlled end-to-end processes is key to the success of the business.

The Risk and Compliance team supports the development of the business and promotes value creation by:

  • Helping management to identify, assess and manage their key risks in line with the requirements of our enterprise risk management framework

  • Advising the business on global regulatory requirements and identifying and assessing the business impact of changes to regulations

  • Providing assurance that effective processes and controls are in place to manage the key business risks and the Company is operating in compliance with its regulatory requirements.

The Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant helps the function to achieve its objectives by ensuring that business areas are provided with efficient, timely and value added support and advice in relation to regulation and control. Each Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant will have a primary area of focus within the business but may be involved in working with any area of the business. The Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant reports to the Head of Regulation and Advice.


Key Responsibilities

The Senior Compliance Advisory Consultant ensures that:

  • Support and advice is provided to the business on regulatory and control issues as well as business change and regulatory projects in a timely and value added manner

  • The business is supported to ensure that they are aware of and meet the requirements of the enterprise risk management framework

  • Sources of risk in the business are proactively identified and assessed

  • The company profile is raised through representation at industry forums

  • Effective communication takes place with the wider Risk and Compliance team both in the UK and globally

  • Productive relationships are developed and maintained with the business and key stakeholders including other advisory teams and external bodies.


Skills & Experience

  • Relevant knowledge of FCA and overseas regulations

  • Good knowledge of investment management business and related regulation and best practice

  • Good knowledge of relevant industry bodies

  • Knowledge of investment products and funds

  • Experience dealing with regulations within the asset management industry or working in financial services

  • IMC/CISI Diploma Exams preferred

  • Experience of working in a Compliance/Risk environment preferred

  • Degree educated

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