Compliance Officer

Benefits | Ipswich, Suffolk

Job Title: Compliance Associate

Location: Ipswich

Salary: Competitive and confirmed on application


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance (if applicable)
  • Voluntary additional life cover
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Dental Insurance
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Health Screening
  • Motor Breakdown Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Season Ticket Loans

About the role of Compliance Associate

Working under the management of a senior compliance professional to contribute to the delivery of an engaging and effective compliance culture within the business, through the delivery of risk-based compliance monitoring, providing advice and guidance on issues and new products and ensuring that the business is operating in a compliant manner.
The current compliance team comprises a wealth of experience and is perfectly suited to a solutions-oriented candidate who is enthusiastic about developing, learning from experienced peers and crucially, and adding value from day one.

Responsibilities and experience required for the role of Compliance Associate

  • Regulatory Change: Manage the review and associated administration of externally issued materials including client presentations, social media postings, commentaries, website content, financial promotions etc. to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory standards.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Perform compliance monitoring reviews, as assigned, in accordance with the annual compliance monitoring programme.
  • Advice: Provide real-time compliance advice to business personnel, with regards to the rules, regulation and internal policies that govern their businesses. For both new and existing products and services.
  • Review and provide feedback to the business on breaches and incidents.
  • Support the ongoing review and assessment of applicable regulatory and industry developments.
  • Prepare compliance related management information for presentation and dissemination.
  • Support the review, maintenance, and organisation of related compliance policies.
  • Support the preparation and delivery of scheduled compliance training.
  • Support other compliance-related projects, as assigned by the Head of Compliance.
  • Required to comply with the FCA Conduct Rules applicable to all financial services employees.

Experience & Personal Attributes required for the position of Compliance Associate

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in financial services industry experience in a dedicated compliance role.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements especially, but not limited to, the Financial Conduct Authority or other regulators.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, well organised and an ability to interact and engage with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to build and sustain solid working relationships.
  • Report writing and time management skills,
  • Good background in computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel.
  • Industry certification or continuing education in Financial Services Industry compliance is preferred, or a willingness to study.
  • Educated to degree level, or similar relevant qualifications.

For more information regarding the role of Compliance Associate please contact us

Stellar Select is acting as an employment agency and is a corporate member of the REC.

Due to a high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application has been successful.
We aim to contact all successful contacts within two business days.

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