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Assistant Risk Manager

Job Description


I’m delighted to be supporting a Services based business with the recruitment of an Assistant Finance Manager to join their rapidly expanding Risk Assurance and Compliance team. With a modern approach and significant plans for growth and investment, my client is in an enviable position in the local market.


The role:

 The Assistant Manager for Risk Assurance and Compliance will support the Directors in the execution of an effective programme of risk assurance, to include the performance of risk-based thematic monitoring and the creation, maintenance and execution of ongoing monitoring activities within the UK business in accordance with legal and regulatory obligations.

The role holder will complete ongoing regular testing on key areas identified as presenting risk and provide detailed reporting on the results of the testing performed for discussion and analysis.


Responsibilities will include:

Leading and executing testing assigned within the defined risk-based monitoring programme.

Managing other members of the team, to assist and support their completion of monitoring activities and other compliance related duties.

Reviewing and driving the execution of a risk-based thematic approach to monitoring.

Liaise with the business on an ongoing basis, obtaining information that may impact ongoing monitoring activity.

Drive the development and continual evolution of the Risk monitoring and testing programme.



About you:

We’re looking for someone who has a relevant recognised qualification preferably with ICA or AML with good experience gained within the compliance and risk environment. Ideally you will have knowledge of the local finance industry and regulatory requirements and of AML legislation.

Candidates should have strong communication skills with an ability to deal with all levels of stakeholders; be organised and proactive, with a self-motivated and collaborative approach.

My client has ambitious plans to expand and there will be opportunities for future development so this role would suit someone looking for career progression. They also offer a range of great benefits!


Please apply for more information and to register your interest.



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