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Compliance Operational Risk Analyst

Compliance Operational Risk Analyst

The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC) have been mandated by a well-known business in Watford to source a Compliance Operational Risk Analyst. This role sits within the wider Business Assurance function and will report into the Compliance Operational Risk Manager, with a dotted line to the Head of Compliance. Our client is looking for someone to help them build a Compliance function which adds genuine value to the business and help them build a best-in-class Compliance framework in line with regulatory obligations.

The key responsibility of this role will be to roll out the Self-Assessment programme across the business. To achieve this, you will engage with stakeholders at varying levels of responsibility to understand what controls and processes are in place to mitigate against regulatory risks and judge whether these are effective or not. You will help the business to improve its compliance risk management framework by advising on how to improve these controls and processes. You will report your findings monthly to reporting committees. Working closely with 1st line colleagues in other departments, you will gain a rounded view of controls and whether these are being adhered to. You will be a key part of this team and will have a stake in how the team operates moving forward.

 The ideal candidate will have a background in compliance, audit, risk management or similar roles preferably gained from working in a regulated environment. You will have played a part in the development of controls or compliance frameworks, and understand the work that needs be done to make these effective. You will be operating at all levels of seniority, so you must have excellent communication skills.