Saturday 30 September 2023
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Compliance Manager (MLCO)

Legal Enquire


Type:Full Time

Full Description

Our ethos revolves around innovation, progression, and growth. That's why, last year, we established a new fund services business in Jersey. We are now on the lookout for a Compliance Manager to oversee this exciting new venture, in a standalone capacity but as part of the global Risk & Compliance team. This is an opportunity to join at the very beginning of our funds journey and, if desired, grow in tandem with its global expansion. 

Key Responsibilities

As a Compliance Manager you will be assessing, and recommending amendments to, internal systems and controls as well as policies, and procedures to facilitate compliance with the regulatory framework; and where appropriate, promptly instigating action to remedy any deficiencies in the compliance arrangements. You will also assume the Key Person roles for Jersey Fund Services Business.
In the role you will be contributing towards the business as a whole in identifying process improvements, improvements in policies and procedures and any other service innovation changes that would improve the client experience. Formulating and reviewing respective business risk assessments in conjunction with the business areas and ensuring that they are monitored, regularly re-assessed, kept up to date and approved by the Board. Providing advice and guidance to the board in respect of any compliance or regulatory aspects of any new business strategies
You will oversee the development, progress and results of our Compliance Monitoring Programme in conjunction with local compliance team members to assess compliance with local and Ogier Group policies and procedures, monitoring that the internal policies and procedures are being consistently and effectively adhered to.
Additional duties include:
  • Providing senior management and the board of directors with regular written reports in respect of compliance with the requirements of the FS(J)L, Orders (issued under the FS(J)L) and the Code
  • To be the main point of contact and liaise with the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) as well as the Group compliance and legal teams in relation to regulatory or compliance related matters
  • Providing advice and support for all staff in relation to the significance and importance of the compliance function within the business
  • Work together with cross-jurisdictional Funds Services teams, whilst maintaining appropriate independence
  • Support Ogier's One Best Way ethos across the team through rigorous process analysis to drive alignment and consistency

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

You will hold a minimum of 6 years industry experience, alongside a relevant professional qualification and a track record of acting or deputising as CO/ MLCO for funds and fund services business.
This job will require you to be self-driven and confident, with the capacity to work independently, in addition to collaborating effectively with stakeholders of all levels. 

About Ogier

Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg law. Our network of locations also includes Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Legal services for the corporate and financial sectors form the core of our business, principally in the areas of banking and finance, corporate, investment funds, dispute resolution, private equity and private wealth. We also have strong practices in the areas of employee benefits and incentives, employment law, regulatory, restructuring and corporate recovery and property. Ogier's corporate administration business, Ogier Global, incorporates and administers a wide variety of vehicles including public and private companies, partnerships and trusts. Ogier is based in 12 jurisdictions including Beijing, BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.

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