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Compliance Analyst

We currently have an attractive opportunity with a leading international company within the fund administration field. Our client is looking for a Compliance Analyst to join their Compliance testing team. This role would consist of daily reviews, executing testing of various compliance structures within the organization, reporting your findings, and agreeing on solutions. The role would ideally suit a graduate or entry-level candidate that has some experience in compliance or audit who also has some knowledge of UK/EU regulations (advantageous not essential). This is a fixed-term contract for 12 months (will be employed as a contractor) and comes with an incredibly competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Independently establish the appropriate scope and test steps for individual reviews
  • Conduct and document testing reviews to assess compliance with and adherence to regulations/legislation and internal policies
  • Engage with Compliance SME’s to understand any matters for concern related to applicable reviews
  • Follow established EMEA and Global policies, procedures and standards for testing activities
  • Apply analytical skills to review the information and determine potential weaknesses or exceptions to policies / processes
  • Validate and summarise testing results in clear, concise language
  • Detect and advise Compliance and Business Unit management of potential compliance issues and identify changes and/or enhancements to improve efficiencies in procedures
  • Tracking of identified issues to closure via periodic follow up with action owners
  • Validation testing to ensure actions have been adequately closed
  • Develop relationships with Internal Audit to coordinate testing efforts and share results.
  • Conduct meetings with business unit partners and management to discuss testing results and where applicable challenge management responses
  • Support the Regional Manager with ad hoc tasks


Key Requirements

  • Proven experience related to compliance, compliance testing/monitoring  or auditing
  • Educated to graduate (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of UK and/or EU regulations and key regulatory developments would be an advantage
  • A highly motivated individual who has a proven record of using initiative to resolve problems
  • Analytical ability to identify and understand problems as well as to provide effective solutions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidence and expertise to advise and challenge senior management and the business
  • Ability to make decisions on their own and also to be a team player and effective communicator to ensure that issues are appropriately resolved
  • Ability to deal effectively with multiple competing deadlines

The successful candidate must have their own laptop/computer to work remotely. This role will be worked fully in a remote capacity until such a time that there will be a return to office in 2022. When this happens our client will operate a hybrid modal whereby you will work 2 days on-site and 3 days from home.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Ryan Blackett. 

(021) 4911065