Next PLC

Compliance Officer

Next PLC
Enderby - Leicester
Competitive salary + benefits
25 Jan 2022
25 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
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


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

QualificationsPreferred but not essential:

  • ICA Certification in Compliance or equivalent professional qualification


  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • On-site Nursery

About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

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

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