Compliance Officer

NFP Ireland Consultants Ltd

Full Time


Position: Compliance Officer
Company: NFP Ireland Consultants Ltd
Location: Blackrock and other regional offices
Contact: Louise Gallagher
Contact Email: louise.gallagher@nfpireland.ie
Date Posted: 6th March 2024

Job Specification:

Summary: The main function of the Compliance Officer is to support the Compliance team in the delivery of strategic and tactical enhancements of the Group Compliance function, together with ensuring that both internal and external BAU compliance requirements are met.

The role will be a key part of the compliance function collectively working to ensure the effective operations of NFP with relevant rules and regulations.

This role will have a particular focus on our Commercial Insurance divisions across our Ireland offices. However the team works together across all divisions so there will also a requirement to support the team with general compliance activities.

The ideal candidate will have a strong compliance background and relevant experience in the financial services industry, having been part of a 2nd line compliance team, or 1st line monitoring activity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Representing the compliance division to the business and providing suitable advice on regulations and compliance issues.
 Providing support with our training & competence scheme. including implementation, monitoring, adviser development and administration.
 Undertaking relevant research and diligence as required by the team.
 Support in resolving and responding to complaints
 Supporting the compliance team in devising, implementing, monitoring and reviewing solutions to requirements arising from all applicable legislation, taking into account commerciality and practical application
 Keeping up to date with current compliance requirements across pensions, insurance, investments and mortgages.
 Building relationships with key stakeholders in all business lines, including development of knowledge of their business aims, strategies and problems
 Collect and inform on relevant management information (MI)
 Undertaking general support and administration duties for the compliance division

Requirements:
 Demonstrable experience in compliance roles or similar within the financial services sector
 Specific qualifications are not essential for the role but candidates with relevant financial, compliance and/or legal qualifications will be preferred
 Strong knowledge of the Irish regulatory framework and CBI handbooks
 High degree of integrity with high ethical standards
 General understanding of key pieces of regulation, including the CBI’s Individual Accountability Regime (IAR).
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to adapt to new systems quickly Education and/or Experience: Experience gained within a compliance function or industry specific
operations will be assessed in line with the specific requirements of the role

Physical Demand: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Regulatory – IAR:(ROI)

This role may following review be classed as a Controlled Function as per the CBI’s Individual Accountability Regime equivalent may also be applied.

The CBI’s Common Conduct Standards:
Act honestly and with integrity;
Act with due skill, care and diligence, including acting appropriately in any decision-making,
including collective decision-making, ensuring decisions are properly informed;
Be cooperative with the CBI and other regulators or authorities and deal with them in good faith
and without delay;
Act in the best interests of customers and treat them fairly and professionally; and
Observe proper standards of market conduct.
NFP and You… Better. Together.

NFP is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Please respond with your Curriculum Vitae, in the strictest confidence, to:

Louise Gallagher
NFP Ireland Consultants Ltd
Block 4
The Arch
Blackrock Business Park
Carysfort Avenue
Blackrock Co. Dublin
A94 A0D0
Ireland
louise.gallagher@nfpireland.ie


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