Uinsure recruits for a Junior Compliance Officer to join the team

Junior Compliance Officer - Job Description

Uinsure – a market leading Insurtech business – is looking for a junior compliance officer to work alongside our compliance team. As a member of the team, you will help to shape the future growth and success.

The objective of the Risk and Compliance function is to ensure that the business’s systems and controls are effective in helping the firm stay within the expectations of the regulator and to help ensure that customers are protected. The function is independent and provides assurance to the Board of Directors.

As a junior compliance officer you will assist the Chief Governance Officer in helping the business manage its regulatory risk and ensure that it complies with all the necessary regulations. This will require spending time assessing and analysing information which comes from the business’s primary regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority and advising on how changes and developments may impact on the business and its customers.

You will assist the Chief Governance Officer :

  • Keep up to date with, and understand, relevant laws and regulations
  • Monitor compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies
  • assess data and management information to help assess the business’s performance against the conduct agenda
  • Educate employees on not only the regulations, but also the impact on the organisation if these aren't complied with
  • Investigate irregularities and non-compliance issues
  • Report back to business functions on current risk and compliance performance
  • Highlight or escalate areas of concern
  • Contribute to robust and effective compliance controls within the organisation
  • Review marketing materials, presentations and websites to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Assist in the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests
  • Perform various general administrative duties (such as file creation and maintenance of ongoing administrative projects)
  • Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance.

Education and Experience

  • Ideally educated to degree standard, or with at least 2 year’s experience in compliance or similar environment
  • Preferably with existing knowledge of the Financial Services Industry
  • Ideally knowledge of the general insurance market

Competencies

  • Analytical skills - competent with assessing data, reports and management information to provide summaries for the Chief Governance Officer to rely on
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information quickly – taking information from the regulator and other key sources, distilling this information to provide guidance to the business
  • Report writing – clear and concise presentation of factual information
  • People – influencing and encouraging
  • Numerical competence - to facilitate the assessment of data
  • Detail focused

Personal attributes

  • High ethical standards
  • Reliable
  • High standards of verbal and written communication

What to expect

  • Compliance is at the heart Uinsure, so even as a junior compliance officer you will need to interact with senior staff
  • Regulations and laws change all the time, so the role is varied

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £25,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Private Medical Insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • A-Level or equivalent (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

 

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