Risk and Compliance Officer

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£25000 - £30000 per annum
07 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Rachel Birkinshaw
Practice area
Risk and compliance
Full time
Contract type

Would you like to work in the beautiful, historic city of York but retain the same quality of work and environment that you might find in Leeds? If so this Risk & Compliance role with a leading regional law firm could be for you.

Our client is a successful, long-standing practice and is dedicated to further growth by building on the strong base they have already created, whilst also preserving the reputation they have for delivering first-class legal advice to their clients. The highly-regarded firm are now looking to recruit a risk and compliance officer to join the successful team in York.

The firm combines traditional values with a modern outlook and the team has a great atmosphere and supportive working environment. They take a genuine interest in their employees and believe in continual investment and training, meaning you will always be supported in your career development and progression.

The varied role will involve conducting audits across the business and reporting on compliance, along with the auditing of third party suppliers to ensure they are compliant with their contractual agreements. Additional responsibilities include assisting with GDPR matters, handling complaints and liaising with internal stakeholders regarding compliance queries.

You will also assist in delivering training programmes in relation to risk and compliance and have the opportunity to be involved with providing continuous improvement initiatives, to ensure the firm remains fully compliant with regulatory obligations and prepared for emerging risks.

Our client is ideally looking for a candidate from a legal, financial or professional services background with experience of conducting internal audits within the risk and compliance arena. You will need to have strong communicating skills, excellent attention to detail and be able to work to strict deadlines.

So if you are looking to take that next step and establish your career in a top regional firm, why not apply today?

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, or would like to find out more about the opportunity please contact Rachel Birkinshaw at Sacco Mann or another member of our Private Practice team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.