Compliance Manager

Compliance Manager

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nigel Whelan

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Compliance Manager - Greater London - Package £55 - 60k

My client, a Software Services provider with a global presence, have an exciting opportunity for a Compliance Manager to support and advise the business on compliance issues focusing on FCA and Payment Services regulations.

Key objectives:

  • Enhance compliance awareness within the business
  • Provide advice and support to management and staff on all compliance and regulatory matters
  • Maintain a strong compliance environment whilst driving through continuous improvement culture
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and FCA license requirements
  • Identify compliance risks, advise on the implementation of risk management strategies and support the business in managing such risks

Key tasks:

  • Manage the client's Anti-Money Laundering Programme and provide advice to their MLRO and Legal Director.
  • Support Sales with onboarding new clients, daily sanctions screening review, transaction monitoring review, reviewing and preparing Suspicious Activity Reports for review by the MLRO, provide AML/KYC training to ADP employees and FCA reporting
  • Advising customers on documentation to be provided and requirements on KYC process
  • AML audits
  • Prepare quarterly MLRO reports and update senior management on quarterly performance and risk findings
  • Manager two KYC Specialists
  • Support the UK Legal Director in the preparation and review of materials for regular Compliance Committee Meetings
  • As the UK Privacy Compliance Manager, support in such areas as GDPR, cross-border data flows, various national privacy and data protection
  • Work closely with the UK Legal Director, identifying, analysing and taking action to resolve legal and risk-related issues Implement the required compliance framework within ADP, develop, review and maintain compliance policies and procedures and monitor against regulatory requirements, best practice and internal compliance requirements
  • Provide compliance training on policies and procedures to the business

Skills and knowledge:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Other relevant qualifications would be an advantage
  • 5+ years previous AML/KYC experience
  • A thorough understanding of the Money Laundering Regulations and JMLSG guidance
  • Demonstrated track record in risk analysis, development of controls and process improvements
  • A basic understanding of or an interest in learning about compliance with the FCPA 1977, GDPR, Payment Services Directive and Money Laundering Directive
  • Experience of ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and policies
  • Experience of being a direct line manager of a small team
  • A self-starter with a strong drive for results and a strong sense of ownership, but also a willingness to take direction

Please contact Nigel Whelan at: nigel.whelan@wademacdonald.com - 01189955 9508

Compliance Manager - Greater London - Package £55 - 60k

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.