Compliance Manager

RKRS Legal
Milton Keynes
Not specified
05 Nov 2018
03 Dec 2018
Practice manager
Full time
Contract type

We are currently working with a specialist conveyancing who are now looking for a Compliance manager to join their team on a permanent full time basis.

The successful Compliance Manager will ideally be a Licenced Conveyancer or will have relevant experience working within a residential conveyancing environment.

An important part of this role is to ensure that employees of the firm keep up to date with changes to legislative, regulatory and best practice rules and to help support the business to further develop a risk aware culture. The firm is looking for an experienced individual who can influence, motivate and mentor.

The role:

Ensure the firm is compliant with CLC Code of Conduct - Anti-Money Laundering Regulations - Data Protection Regulations - Risk Management

This will include
  • Reviewing the firm’s Risk Registers periodically
  • Advising employees on corporate governance best practice, regulatory and compliance issues as necessary
  • Providing detailed advice and guidance, where specific support is sought from team leads
  • Developing, initiating, maintaining and revising policies and procedures within the Compliance Scope, ensuring that appropriate measures are in place firm wide
  • Ensuring that any regulatory issues brought to light via the monitoring processes are handled or escalated as appropriate
  • Keeping abreast of changes in regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Managing and maintaining the firm’s existing and any future accreditations and audits
  • Managing and providing advice on conflicts, complaints and all potential claims
  • Managing the firm’s compliance with AML regulations to include responsibility for handling all internal AML reporting, and external NCA reporting (acting as Deputy MLRO)
  • Providing ongoing regulatory advice to all internal stakeholders as required
  • Arrange and provide regulatory and ad-hoc compliance related training for staff
  • Managing our post completion department; using that experience to assist in developing and delivering necessary training to other staff
Required Skills & Experience:
  • Ideally, we are seeking a Licensed Conveyancer for the role, although this isn’t essential – if you have demonstrable extensive conveyancing and compliance skills and experience, we would be interested in talking to you
  • Commercially aware, proactive and able to convey clear and concise information at all levels
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to build good working relationships and quickly gain the trust of your colleagues
  • Strong knowledge and skill set appropriate for a role of this scope
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, pragmatic in your approach with a ‘hands on’ attitude and willingness to get involved
  • Ability to prioritise workload; adaptable to changing business needs
  • To be computer literate, familiar with Office 365 applications, and case management and financial transaction systems
Vacancy information:
  • Location: Milton Keynes MK14
  • Salary Range(DOE): Competitive
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday full-time - although flexible working or part time hours will be considered
  • Reference: RM33