Compliance Assistant – Commercial Bank

London, South East England


Our client is a fast growing and highly regarded Commercial Bank. They have ambitious growth plans over the next few years and due to continued success in the UK, they are looking to recruit a Compliance Assistant to join their Compliance team in London.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the production of papers and management information to various committees on compliance and risks activities
  • Supporting the analysis and tracking of regulatory horizon scanning
  • Assisting with the analysis of regulatory changes and assisting the business in implementing any changes required by the deadlines imposed
  • Assisting with product and service implementations which may include the review of client facing materials, reviews of processes and procedures and risk assessing proposed products and services
  • Creating, implementing and reviewing policies and procedures owned by the risk and compliance function
  • Completing regulatory returns and management of the reporting schedule for the UK business
  • Assisting in the creation of training programmes for the business for regulatory compliance and helping to provide face to face / video / audio / web based training to the wider business

Ideal Candidate:

  • Relevant Compliance experience: ideally 6-12 months within a Banking environment. Not sure AML/KYC focussed but some broader Regulatory knowledge preferred.
  • Some knowledge of FCA Handbook and Rules
  • The individual must demonstrate sound judgement and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to grasp difficult concepts quickly and with support translate these into actionable recommendations and solutions
  • University degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Capable of researching upcoming and ongoing regulatory initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail and inquisitive nature;
  • Strong interpersonal skills – engagement with a variety of stakeholders across the business