Compliance Officer - Part Time

  • Location

    Taunton

  • Sector:

    Administration, Admin & Clerical, Professional & Technical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £12.80 - £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Liam Hawkins

  • Contact email:

    lhawkins@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

  • Job ref:

    LH-51

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-17

  • Startdate:

    2021-05-17

Meridian are currently recruiting for a well-respected, progressive and market leading Law Firm. The company is seeking a Compliance Officer on a part time basis to join their team during a period of growth. The Compliance Officers role will be to predominantly review and develop internal compliance procedures and ensure all necessary regulatory changes are implemented as and when required. The role will also involve reviewing working practices and implementing necessary changes, ensuring compliance manuals are kept up to date, reviewing employees’ work and providing regular feedback and advice to the Partners.

Role Duties of the Compliance Officer:
  • Develop and implement an effective legal compliance program
  • Create sound internal controls
  • Draft and revise company policies
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents
  • Collaborate with external auditors
  • Set plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals
  • Ensure Lexcel and CQS compliance and lead the annual review and assessments
  • Support the MLRO, COLP and COFA in decision making and policy implementation
Requirements:
  • A minimum of 2 years Legal Compliance experience
  • Proven experience as a Compliance Officer or Compliance Manager
  • Experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, AML, GDPR)
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Business acumen
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
Role Overview
  • Permanent role 
  • Part Time Role (up to 20 hours)
  • Hours to be directed by successful applicant
  • Predominantly home working role with 1 day per month in the office
Benefits
  • Competitive salary 
  • Flexible hours and working options
  • Laptop and phone provided 
  • Competitive pension scheme
How to apply?
Click apply now for immediate consideration or email lhawkins@meridianbs.co.uk for further information