Compliance Testing Senior 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 Senior Associate team with candidates who have proven technical skills and are now seeking an opportunity to join a fast growing business, where you can make a real difference.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have technical skills and experience in either risk management, compliance, controls testing and/or audit, who are seeking a new opportunity to use and develop their skill sets.
Successful candidates will be responsible for owning deliverables and maintaining a high quality of work across the team. You will be required to review work completed by junior staff, often in your capacity as team lead, providing coaching and feedback as part of their development. You will 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 quality assurance on large scale projects and provide day to day oversight of junior staff;
Lead compliance assessments against a range of policy, procedural and regulatory expectations;
Prepare and review complex risk assessments on behalf clients, ensuring they adequately capture all relevant areas of the business;
Provide judgement and opinion, supporting our clients to strengthen processes and control frameworks, helping them to become more resilient and risk aware;
Build and maintain senior relationships with the wider global PwC network and clients; and
Be responsible, and take leading roles, in team activities such as group meetings, recruitment, training and mentoring.
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 (3-4 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.
Effective team leader;
Good communication skills and clear presentation of opinion and ideas;
Self-awareness, demonstrating responsibility and accountability;
High quality output and ability to review the work of others;
Can apply a logical and analytical approach to work, with a professionally sceptical mind-set;
Ability to team lead across projects and assignments;
Innovative in your thinking, bringing new ideas and effective ways of working;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and
Aptitude for learning new skills and trying new experiences.