Risk & Compliance officer

Job title : Risk & Compliance officer
Location : Melbourne
Contact name : Adam Kumaraswamy
Contact email : akumaraswamy@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 876543DA
If you are an ambitious risk & compliance professional that is excited by the prospect of helping to build a compliance function and to drive a strong compliance culture then this is an opportunity you will need to consider.

Reporting directly to the Head of Risk and Compliance you will be involved in:

  • Ensuring the firm and employee compliance with internal policies and procedures, and the relevant legislative framework.
  • Ensuring the firm has adequate systems and processes to maintain compliance with applicable privacy legislation and to ensure total confidentiality in respect of client information.
  • Conducting appropriate audits to ensure adherence to risk controls and standards.
  • Undertaking and participating in periodic compliance reviews and reporting.
  • Investigating and reporting compliance breaches.
  • Maintaining documentation of compliance activities
  • Serving as a liaison to auditors, and client representatives regarding documentation, compliance and ongoing review of information and processes.
  • Communicating audit and review results to appropriate parties, ensure that issues are addressed and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Keeping a tracking action list of all audit issues and remediation plans.
  • Undertaking internal audit activities for the internal audit program.
  • Supporting the Head of Risk & Compliance with risk education, including conducting workshops where suitable.
To be considered for this role you will have at least 2 years in a Risk & Compliance role and had strong exposure to audit. Professional Services experience would be beneficial but not a prerequisite. You will also have excellent attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to build strong relationships and influence. You will also by nature take a proactive approach.

For a confidential discussion please contact

Adam Kumaraswamy
e: akumaraswamy@sharpandcarter.com.au
m: 0414 223 338