Job title: Compliance Officer

Location: London, Milton Keynes or Wilmslow

Closing date:

Job Summary

To ensure appropriate compliance oversight (adherence to MCOB and all other associated relevant regulatory rules including financial crime), over the Banks operational environment from origination to the back end service provided, post completion. This will be provided through advisory support and compliance monitoring reviews.

Key responsibilities

  • To undertake compliance project management initiatives to support compliance across the business
  • To ensure the Bank remains fully compliant with statutory and regulatory obligations through active management and compliance monitoring of all aspects of regulatory compliance including Conduct Risk and Financial Crime
  • To input to, when requested to do so, and provide insights and suggestions to the compliance strategy and role out of the compliance risk management framework, across the Bank
  • To undertake horizon scanning of new regulatory impacts on the Bank, reporting MI as required
  • To undertake compliance monitoring (including Thematic Reviews) of the Banks adherence to policies and procedures (from origination through to decision in principle, and monitoring of back end activities for the Bank)
  • To undertake periodic quality assurance reviews in respect of 1st LOD activities in accordance with the Compliance Monitoring Plan. Including providing feedback, identifying trends and the provision of monthly MI
  • Collation of MI from the 1st LOD ensuring adherence to Gatehouse Bank policies and procedures in relation to the origination team and on-boarding; reporting and communicating to the ERC as required

Skills required

  • Advanced understanding of home purchase plan products (inc. Secured financing), and unregulated home finance business
  • Risk awareness of issues identified for escalation, proposing resolutions
  • Internal collaboration with key departments (Compliance, Risk, Operations, Marketing, Origination Team, Direct Finance, Underwriting)
  • Regulatory standards awareness
  • Stakeholder management, fostering a good working relationship with compliance colleagues across multiple sites

About us

Founded in 2007, we are a challenger bank that operates in accordance with Shariah principles, with offices in London, Milton Keynes and Wilmslow. We offer personal and corporate savings products and finance for UK residential and commercial property, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments.

Additional Details:

We offer a highly attractive reward package; the typical benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday entitlement increasing with service
  • Pension Plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Group dental insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Gatehouse Bank is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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