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Dougie McAndrew


We are working on a new role for a Glasgow headquartered FS firm that is growing via organic growth, mergers & acquisitions and business process outsourcing.. Ths well-known client is looking to hire a talented Risk Assurance and Compliance Consultant with a monitoring or internal audit background to join the team. Whilst the business is based in central Glasgow, there is scope to work from home most of the week. A flexible pattern will be considered, eIther full or part time.

Responsibilities include to::
Support the delivery and execution of the Risk Assurance and Compliance Monitoring Plan by conducting regular reviews across various areas of the business.
Develop risk and control assessment reporting procedures.
Work with business managers to improve control effectiveness and agree any action required.
Interpret and apply relevant regulatory guidance to the business areas and provide pragmatic alternative solutions and support to the business where standards are deemed to be `non-compliant`.
Present findings and reports including recommendations for relevant remedial actions, in a clear, accurate and consistent manner.
Maintain appropriate and sufficient records to support and evidence the approach and outcomes of monitoring and risk assurance activity.
Maintain and develop relationships with key business areas whilst retaining the independent status required of a monitoring and assurance function.
Assist other Monitoring Consultants in the delivery of their work.
Assist the Compliance Manager in development of the annual Compliance Monitoring Plan.
Contribute to departmental and company-wide projects.

We're looking for:
At least 3 years’ experience of having worked within the compliance function of a life insurance company and be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of relevant FCA and PRA regulations.
Extensive experience in review/audit techniques – assessing regulatory requirements of the function being reviewed, scoping reviews, determining review approach and testing controls.
Experience of supporting the delivery of risk-based Risk and Compliance monitoring plans.
Experience of delivering high-quality outputs to a high level of consistency within a demanding environment with minimum supervision.
Knowledge of Life, Pensions, Savings and pure protection products.
Strong technical and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines
Confidence to question/confront issues – ability to probe, challenge and influence others to achieve agreement.
Willingness to take ownership and accountability for delivery.
Report writing – the ability to produce timely and accurate reports delivering key issues and messages.
Excellent communication skills with proven ability to challenge and investigative business issues.

If this fits your experience and you’d like to hear more, please get in touch with lucy@adamappointments.co.uk

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