Up to £50k depending upon skills and experience

About the Role

Job Purpose

The role is to support the Head of Compliance Monitoring in relation to regulatory risk and compliance monitoring activity within Paragon Group, including Paragon Bank and its subsidiaries. To manage the monitoring programme; undertaking regular compliance monitoring activity on internal and external operational processes, testing that policy and regulatory standards are met and that operational policies and processes are driving appropriate customer outcomes; providing timely reporting of findings to management; and tracking findings and actions through to completion in line with the Compliance monitoring plan. To provide consultancy and advisory assistance to Group business owners and assist with ad hoc investigations and projects, as necessary.
Key Duties
  • Support delivery of the Compliance monitoring plan, ensuring timely delivery of compliance monitoring activity to ensure we adhere to regulatory and internal policy
  • Undertake compliance reviews to ensure adherence with regulations, Group/ Bank/ Company policy and the internal control framework
  • Produce timely, management reports identifying areas of non-compliance with internal policy, regulatory requirements and the internal control framework
  • Review, monitor and track actions from reports completed by external auditors, ensuring a timely and satisfactory closure is achieved and evidenced by audit trail
  • Develop a constructive and collaborative relationship with business areas
  • Represent Compliance at stakeholder and client facing meetings
  • Travel to other sites and completion of activities across shifts is a pre-requisite of the role
  • Ensure departments own controls are designed and working effectively
  • Undertake ad hoc investigations and projects as directed
  • As required, proactively analyse and interpret forthcoming legislation and regulation covering all areas of the Group’s operations, and at as a centre of excellence, providing guidance and consultancy to Group business line owners guiding them to ensure they develop and implement appropriate practices within the first line. This will include being involved in ad-hoc post implementation queries following legislative and regulatory changes
    Where necessary, lead on engaging relevant internal and external stakeholders if change is required to policies or procedures
  • Lead in development and update of the Compliance Monitoring Methodology and proactively assist with the development and update of the Compliance Manual and underlying procedures / processes to ensure that they are as robust as possible

About You

Key Skills
  • Relevant experience in a similar compliance monitoring or audit role required
  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the Bank operates and its regulatory requirements and expectations with regard to Bank business lines including mortgages, consumer credit and savings
  • Confident and able to analyse and present complex information with internal and external customers
  • Ability to assimilate and utilize new information, processes and training
  • Effective communication skills for written and verbal reporting and the ability to present to group meetings
  • Commitment to deliver and maintain high standards of customer satisfaction
  • Embraces change and is able to influence and encourage others
  • Effectively prioritise tasks to ensure delivery meets critical deadlines

Appropriate financial services industry and/or compliance qualification preferred
37.5 hours per week – whilst our standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm (one hour for lunch) we encourage flexible working and your preferred options will be considered.

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