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Head of Compliance

Job Title: Head of Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2826733
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Job Published: October 18, 2018 12:15

Job Description

Recognised across the APAC region for their unique and cutting-edge business model, this financial services organisation has grown into one of Australia's leading businesses. They have experienced double-digit growth in recent years and continue to forecast rapid expansion in 2019/2020. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for proactive and continuous improvement of the Group obligations framework and methodology for compliance across the group, as well as putting a strategic plan in place for compliance across the business units. 

Specifically the role will:
  • Drive compliance strategy across the group
  • Be a true business partner to each division, drive awareness & involvement of compliance across the business 
  • Undertake assessment of compliance review program and implement enhancements to methodologies
  • Ensure key stakeholders are engaging the compliance team at all stages, not just at the end of a process
  • Lead a team of 3-4 compliance officers & managers
  • Conduct compliance reviews across the group as required and prepare reports and monitor findings to assist business units with implementation of remedial action arising
  • Provide assistance across the group in meeting key obligations including analysis of existing and new obligations, providing assistance with development of policies, procedures, controls and review methodologies in relation to those obligations.
  • Preparation of reporting to domestic and international regulators
  • Draft board and committee papers as required
  • Identify and update procedures and policies 
You will have experience managing projects from development to implementation and be able to work at a very senior level whilst maintaining a hands on approach to your day to day role. You will have prior experience in a Senior Management role. Experience in financial services is ideal, and a strong commercial acumen is essential. 

If you'd like to be considered for this opportunity please hit apply today.