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Risk and Compliance Executive

Witney, Oxfordshire
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22 Sep 2022

Risk and Compliance Executive

Location: WitneySalary: competitive

My client is a progressive, forward-thinking firm which is based in a part of the country offering a good work/life balance.

They are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join their Risk and Compliance team, working closely with and reporting into the Risk and Compliance Manager/Partner. For the right person there will be career progression as it forms part of the firm's succession planning strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Risk and Compliance Manager in promoting and embedding a culture of compliance within the firm and ensure that everyone is aware of their risk and compliance responsibilities
  • Produce policies, procedures, communications and training materials to improve risk and compliance knowledge across the firm
  • Amendments and updates to the Office Manual and the firm's policies, procedures, terms of business engagement letters etc.
  • Maintaining the firm's central registers
  • Delivering risk and compliance training
  • Day to day queries on a broad range of risk and compliance matters, including but not limited to: anti-money laundering and client due diligence; data protection and information security, conflicts of interest and confidentiality; professional ethics and risk management generally
  • source of funds/wealth checks
  • Administration of the CQS accreditation

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of working in risk and compliance desirable
  • Legal or compliance qualification desirable
  • Awareness of regulations and codes of conduct applicable to the operation of a law firm desirable
  • Competent with IT applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook essential

Key attributes

  • Ability to work independently but also with other members in the team
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Confident with communicating at all levels, both verbally and in writing
  • Analytical, numerate and good attention to detail
  • Solution focused
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  • Job Reference: 718906067-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: 360 Recruitment
    360 Recruitment
  • Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent