Role details

Compliance Specialist

Johannesburg   •  Permanent

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  • Compliance Specialist - Wealth Management Company
  • Based in Braamfontein with opportunity for travel within Africa

About Our Client

As a multidisciplinary, wealth management organization they are the leaders in financial services across a number of countries.

Job Description

Working closely with MD's and compliance staff, in South Africa the role will be responsible for managing and monitoring new legislation in terms of managing threats and opportunities. The position will require the ability to work independently with minimum supervision, but still part of a team. The business is a multinational wealth management organization, thus, it is imperative that the incumbent has the ability to ensure that in-country businesses with the production of Compliance reports to be used in mitigating risk and improving business and operational process, to successfully manage this integrated role. The Compliance specialist will also have in-depth knowledge of compliance management, legislative knowledge and life insurance. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Development and implementation of Compliance Management Frameworks, Policies and Procedures
  • Provide input and guidance to in-country businesses on the effective implementation of these controls
  • Production of compliance reports for assurance purposes for the organization.
  • In-country compliance resources monitor and report on limit breaches; ability to follow up on corrective actions to ensure that they do not recur.
  • Manages and monitors in- country compliance resource sand subsequently report on limit breaches in line with regulations; in order to meet existing deadlines and minimize costs.
  • To keep abreast of new regulations and industry developments in order to advise and guide the organization.

The Successful Applicant

The Compliance specialist will require the following Skills:

  • At least 4 years in compliance management in the financial services environment (preferably insurance industry)
  • University degree within relevant practice (Law/Risk/Compliance)
  • Articulate and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent presenting, communication and writing skills with the ability to persuade and influence
  • Possess the ability liaise at senior and executive level

What's on Offer

My client is offering a competitive package for the role in order to attract suitably qualified candidates for the Compliance Specialist role within their business. As the wealth management Lead in South Africa you will be instrumental in the growth and development of the sector within the Region.

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