European Compliance Executive – Senior Vice President

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Global Compliance

Employment Type: Permanent

Role Objective

Exciting opportunity to be part of a global compliance infrastructure servicing clients in the UK and Europe, but also enabling access to global standards and international opportunities for businesses. The opportunity will provide exposure to the UK and Europe and also global markets and global regulations suiting a candidate with strong leadership yet team management skills combining strong compliance and regulatory experience with strong commercial acumen. The role will suit a dynamic individual that is looking to be part of a dynamic and proactive solution driven product segment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and support the build and growth of the UK and EU Compliance services
  • Scope of services and expertise required:
    • UK FCA licensing
    • AIFMD and UCITS experience
    • EU Passporting experience
    • Fund approval and registrations
    • Marketing review and support for regulated institutions, and related funds,
    • Cross border compliance implications Implement the compliance and risk procedures
    • UK SMCR
    • Support outsourced Compliance & AML services
    • Develop compliance supporting services
    • Provide and develop SM 16 & 17 services
    • Conduct of Business
    • Systems and Controls
  • Experience in regulatory risk assessments and regulatory audits
  • Support Regulatory Horizon scanning and preparing analysis on regulatory consultation
  • Develop and oversee AML services:
    • Oversight of the clients` AML systems, including Business Risk Assessments
    • Establishing and updating the AML Policies, Procedures System and Controls
    • Daily operations to ensure compliance with the AML Systems
  • Ensure client servicing is produced and reviewed to a high standard and delivered in a timely manner
  • Build excellent working relationships with clients
  • Review and recommend changes to client deliverable processes
  • Delegate and control workloads in the team
  • Be proactive in the training and development of team
  • Motivate and empower team members by building their capabilities
  • Build effective relationships
  • Collaborate with other managers in the office to ensure the timely completion of client deliverables
  • Contribute and participate in New Business sales pitches on external compliance matters

 

  • Compliance and/or operations professional with experience within regulated financial services
  • Experience in, or interest in consulting, either internal or external would be an advantage
  • Compliance and AML experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant UK and international regulatory rules and requirements
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills key for building both internal and external relationships
  • Team player with ability to work with the wider Apex group and to build client relationships
  • A pragmatic approach with the ability to think on your feet and problem solve effectively, proactive and solution driven
  • A good orator and have a clear and concise style of writing
  • A keen eye for detail, together with strong administrative skills
  • A willingness to help expand the business and acquire new clients
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding global business and to grow with the business
  • Opportunity to have exposure to global regulated markets and financial centres
  • Training environment which is second to none
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge to practical scenarios
  • Opportunity to drive and contribute to business growth

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

 

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