Compliance Officer – Cape Town

22 Jul 2020

Synopsis:
A digital trading company, with an international footprint, is looking for a specialised Compliance Offer to join their busy team.  The successful candidate must have an LLB and come from a call centre environment, where they are ensuring compliance and regulations are being adhered to on a daily basis.

Min Requirments:
Tertiary degree in LLB, BComm Law or similar
2 – 4 years’ working experience with regulatory compliance matters in a call centre or in the financial services industry
Experience leading a team (advantageous)

Role Description:
Job Description:

Monitor and evaluate compliance within the business as well as develop risk management plans. Identify and report on potential or actual non-compliance, including breaches and risks (including actually or potentially unusual transactions). This position encompasses implementation and development of non-conformity, corrective and preventative actions.

Role Description:

Monitor and evaluate call monitoring and KYC functions.
Identify and interpret applicable compliance requirements.
Identify and provide staff (individuals and/or teams) with relevant training needs on various legislative requirements.
Identify, investigate and report to management on suspicious or high-risk clients and transactions
Report and conduct/direct investigation on risk and compliance issues
Periodically evaluate existing clients according to established policies and procedures
Remain abreast of industry changes
Assess the possible impact of regulatory development on operations of the business
Implement, monitor and ensure compliance with relevant standards, processes and best practices
Apply knowledge of current legislation in identifying non-conformance and related risk
Design, recommend & implement improvements in communication, monitoring & enforcement of compliance standards
Design and compile compliance monitoring plans and compliance risk management plans (CRMP’s) as required by relevant legislation.
Implement coverage plans which talk to regulatory universe including the scoping and interaction with business, process analysis and report writing
Communicate effectively and efficiently with relevant internal parties including the coordination across compliance departments ensure effective coverage of compliance risk.
Provide professional advice and guidance on compliance matters and resolutions of compliance monitoring issues.
Conduct compliance audits and draft compliance reports for submission to relevant internal committees.
Review of all critical business policies from a regulatory compliance perspective and make recommendations for improvement.
Regulatory follow up on issues identified and raised in reviews to ensure resolution of corrective actions.
Identify behavior of sales agents that may place the company at risk
Complete special projects, and miscellaneous duties as prescribed by Management

City:
Cape Town

Salary:
Negotiable

Duration:
Permanent

This is a job from: AGC Legal

Source: AGC Legal - Attorneys and Legal Advisors - In-House

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