3 Apr 2020

Head of Risk & Compliance, Guernsey | Guernsey,United Kingdom

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Job Description

Our client is a funds and fiduciary services company seeking to recruit a Head of Risk & Compliance.

Overall purpose of the role:

To lead and manage the Guernsey Risk & Compliance team to identify, measure and assess risks and support the local management in taking ownership for managing and mitigating these risks.

The role-holder will lead Guernsey Compliance & Risk initiatives and manage all stakeholders to ensure the risk and compliance team functions consistently, collaboratively, effectively and in line with local legal regulations, Group policies and procedures.

The role-holder will work closely with the Operations Director in Guernsey, the Guernsey leadership team, the European Director of Risk & Compliance and other functional teams across the Group as required.

Key responsibilities will include;

• Money Laundering Compliance Officer for the local company’s entities and for approx. 30 client regulated entities.
• Compliance Officer for the local company’s entities.
• Chair and voting Member of the Risk Committees and a non-voting Member of the Commercial Committees for the Trust and Fund entities.
• Providing leadership, guidance and mentoring to local Risk & Compliance team.
• Monitor relevant laws, codes and guidance notes to ensure policies and procedures comply with regulatory requirements.
• Oversee the monitoring and testing of AML and CFT policies, procedures, controls and systems in place to assess their appropriateness and effectiveness.
• Investigate any matters of concern or non-compliance arising from the Compliance Monitoring Plan (CMP).

The successful candidate will have:

• Experience in a compliance and risk management role, with management experience.
• Strong personal skills. Pragmatic, approachable and independent; able to apply tenacity where necessary.
• A relevant compliance qualification (e.g. ICA Diploma, ACAMS).
• In depth knowledge of the regulatory environment.

For more information, please email: info@pa.gg or call: +44 1481 723221. Please visit our website www.pa.gg for our latest vacancies.

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