Next PLC

Compliance Officer

Recruiter
Next PLC
Location
Enderby, Leicester ,UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
31 Dec 2021
Closes
24 Jan 2022
Ref
0077806
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are looking for a Compliance Monitoring and Assurance Officer to join our Compliance team! We can offer hybrid working for this role with 3 days in the office in Enderby, Leicestershire and the remainder of the week working remotely.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone with at least 2 years experience of working in a Compliance Assurance or Audit setting, experience of working in a FCA/ PRA regulated form and someone who has a good understanding of the FCA and GDPR UK regulations.

Join our team as it continues to grow as Next continues to thrive!

About the role:

  • Complete assigned Thematic Reviews and Control Tests in line with the Compliance Monitoring Programme
  • Engage with the Compliance Advisory and Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance teams to understand the regulatory scope of reviews
  • Plan and evaluate the scope for Thematic Reviews and Control Tests
  • Complete testing against FCA and UK GDPR regulations and internal policies and procedures
  • Complete design and effectiveness testing of business Controls
  • Engage with the business pre and post testing to verify findings and actions
  • Write reports which includes a presentation of results, the rationale for findings and a reporting rating
  • Track the businesses remedial actions through to completion
  • Support the business with documenting Controls and Issues into the Integrated Risk Management (IRM) system
  • Complete monthly QCA for the first line of defence
  • Send remediation forms to provide feedback to the first line of defence
  • Track remediation forms through to completion
  • Attend monthly calibration sessions with the first line of defence
  • Support the completion of MI and Reporting for the Compliance Monitoring and Assurance Manager
  • Complete High Risk Monitoring requests submitted by the business
  • Assist the Compliance Monitoring and Assurance Manager in keeping standards and templates up to date
  • Complete projects to support the Compliance Department

Criteria:

About you:

  • Experience of working in a FCA/PRA regulated firm
  • Understanding of the FCA and UK GDPR regulations
  • Minimum of 2 years experience of working in an Compliance Assurance or Audit setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of Risk Management framework
  • Basic understanding of Information Security
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, challenging and dynamic environment
  • Ability to practically apply an approach to Compliance in a form and style that is appropriate to the business
  • Ability to prioritise and plan against strict deadlines
  • Ability to constructively challenge and question
  • Ability to use root cause analysis of findings in order to create effective solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to summarise at a high level as well as in finer detail while being clear and concise

Qualifications Preferred but not essential:

  • ICA Certification in Compliance or equivalent professional qualification

End Date : Closes 21st Jan 2022

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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