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Assistant Compliance Officer

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Will Goodman

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:


My Client is a leading specialist in the pan-European, regional, multi-let real estate market. The team manages over circa 610 retail, office and industrial properties with a value of circa €4.1billion. They are currently searching for an Assistant Compliance Officer to join their team on a 1 year fixed term contract.

Key Duties to include

  • Reviewing and updating compliance policies and procedures, providing analysis of new regulations and the impact on the firm.
  • Assisting with responding to regulatory queries from internal and external clients.
  • Assisting with AML processes and procedures, performing customer due diligence and KYC process for clients.
  • Ensuring new joiners have completed all compliance onboarding documents.
  • Assisting with designing, delivering and monitoring regulatory eLearning training, and ensuring that all staff members complete the training.
  • Processing compliance requests from staff and maintaining firm registers, e.g. personal account dealing, gifts and entertainment, breaches, complaints, conflicts.
  • Assisting with GDPR compliance.
  • Supporting the Head of Compliance on day-to-day tasks and projects and providing general administrative support to the compliance and legal functions.

Candidates Skills/Qualities

  • Awareness of general UK (and EU) regulatory requirements and previous compliance experience.
  • Knowledge of some specific regulatory areas an advantage, for example, IFPR, AIFMD, ESG, KYC, Marketing, GDPR
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with stakeholders and counterparties of my client
  • Willingness to learn and take ownership of developing the role and compliance procedures.
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical, research and reporting skills.
  • Ability to handle a varied workload.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

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