Compliance Testing Associate
Who we are:
Our Compliance Operations team delivers testing and monitoring programmes as part of either one off support, or a managed service solution, to a range of high profile and leading clients helping them to assure compliance over both internal and regulatory requirements.
We want to strengthen our existing team with candidates who have a variety of skills and experience; and who are up for actively contributing to the continual growth and development of our businesses.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have some experience in either risk management, compliance, controls testing and/or audit who are seeking a new opportunity to use and develop their skill sets. We will also consider candidates with non-relevant experience but have transferable skills and are interested in building a career in this area.
We expect our staff to be driven, enthusiastic, keen to build on existing experience and can work well individually as well as part of a team.
About the role:
Projects tend to be large scale compliance programmes, predominantly working with leading banks and financial institutions, located from our Belfast office.
Typical duties will include:
Perform compliance assessments against a range of policy, procedural and regulatory
Prepare and review risk assessments on behalf clients, ensuring they adequately capture all relevant areas of the business;
Undertake assessments of control frameworks in place;
Support our clients in adapting an effective and robust frameworks, helping them to become more resilient and risk aware;
Build and maintain relationships with the wider global PwC network and clients; and
Understand and proactively keep up to date with the latest regulatory developments and
issues which affect our clients and the industry.
What is in it for you?
We will provide you with:
An opportunity to work on a range of different programmes giving you variety and depth in your day to day work;
The opportunity to work with industry leading clients across a range of industry sectors;
A fast paced, challenging environment with a clear career pathway;
Dedicated technical and soft skills training to support your induction and ongoing career progression, with full access to PwC Professional frameworks;
The opportunity to undertake a relevant professional qualification; and
A people manager to support your ongoing development and progression.
Our Compliance Operations team is located in PwC’s Belfast office. Staff may be required to travel on occasion to various client locations and PwC UK offices for business meetings and training. We will however discuss and agree these requirements with you in advance of starting a project.
Previous experience within a processing, compliance/ risk or testing function (1-2 years);
An understanding of good governance and processes within organisations; and
Higher education or degree preferred (within a relevant competency such as business, legal or finance).
Candidates without degrees will also be considered, providing they demonstrate relevant experience or transferable skills.
Excellent attention to detail;
Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work;
Professionally sceptical mind-set;
Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining ability to work independently;
Ability to manage time, prioritise tasks and work under tight deadlines;
Self-starter and motivated to succeed;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and;
Aptitude for learning new skills and trying new experiences.