Advice Centre Group is a leading specialist in Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs), dedicated to helping individuals in financial difficulty find viable solutions to manage their debts. With a commitment to excellent customer service and ethical financial practices, we provide personalized support to our clients, empowering them to regain control of their finances and achieve a debt-free future.
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our team as the Head of Risk and Compliance. In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring that our operations adhere to all relevant regulations and standards while proactively identifying and mitigating potential risks to our business.
- Develop, implement, and oversee risk management and Compliance strategies in alignment with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
- Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential areas of concern and develop effective mitigation plans.
- Manage and maintain relationships with regulatory bodies and oversee all interactions and communications related to compliance matters.
- Lead internal audits and inspections to assess compliance with policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that Risk and Compliance considerations are integrated into business processes and decision-making.
- Stay abreast of changes in regulations and industry trends and provide guidance and recommendations to senior management on potential impacts and necessary actions.
- Foster a culture of compliance and risk awareness throughout the organisation through training, education, and communication initiatives.
- Proven experience in a senior risk management or compliance role, preferably within the financial services sector or a similar industry.
- In-depth knowledge of relevant regulations and standards, including but not limited to those governing IVAs and financial services.
- Demonstrated experience in conducting risk assessments, audits, and inspections, with a strong understanding of Risk management methodologies and practices.
- Excellent analytical skills, able to identify, assess, and prioritise risks effectively.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
- Proactive and results-oriented mindset, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Why Join Us:
At Advice Centre Group, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals facing financial challenges. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment, where your contributions are valued and recognised. We offer competitive compensation packages, ongoing training and development opportunities, and a chance to be part of a company that is committed to making a difference in the community.
If you are passionate about helping others and are looking for a rewarding career in the financial services industry, we encourage you to apply for the Head of Risk and Compliance position at Advice Centre Group today.
Contact David Mason - Head of Recruitment and Talent