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Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Ref: 75108

  • 48000 - 55000
  • 09 Sep 2021
  • Meath
  • Permanent

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

About the Company

A regulatory compliance role has become available with a client in Fintech. Offering flexible/hybrid working the person will join an existing team and contribute towards strengthening the compliance and risk function.  

About the Position

This role will report into the Senior Compliance Manager and will suit a candidate who enjoys a collaborative working environment in a fast growing company. You will support the delivery of the company compliance plan and compliance monitoring programme. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsibility for advice on conduct of business rules, fitness and probity regime, relevant complaints handling, corporate governance, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, permissions, and data protection.
  • Liaise with operational teams, as well as the risk function, to ensure compliance risks are properly understood and mitigated: conduct and report enterprise-wide testing of operational teams’ compliance controls to identify compliance risks; identify breaches and monitor until resolved.
  • Continuous improvement of risk-based AML/CFT regime including support for MLRO in preparation of STRs.
  • Maintain breaches logs and assist in the provision of reports to Business Risk Committee based upon breach log data.
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory and Group reporting.
  • Update compliance policies and cascade changes to operational teams.
  • Promote a Compliance Culture including support the development and delivery of compliance education and training programmes.
  • Assist in monitoring changes in regulations that impact on the company with the aim of providing relevant and timely advice to the business.
  • Raise awareness of compliance risk appetite and tolerance levels throughout the business.
  • Providing accurate advice and guidance in response to Compliance queries and issues raised by the business or clients
  • Keeping abreast of all regulatory changes and developments in the regulatory environment and notifying senior management of any changes or developments that could impact the business.
  • Supporting and advising the business in the implementation of new regulation to ensure ongoing compliance, as assigned by the Head of Compliance or Compliance Managers
  • Assisting in the preparation of the weekly regulatory update to Management and the Board on relevant regulatory matters across the industry as well as emerging regulations
  • Provide training in compliance practices and procedures to all employees.


  • An accredited qualification in regulatory and compliance assurance will be advantageous.
  • At least three years’ experience as a regulatory compliance specialist, or similar in a Financial Services/Payments environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry regulations and governing laws specifically Anti-Money Laundering legislation.
  • You are a driven individual who will carry and drive the Compliance culture with your colleagues and within your team.
  • Proficiency in office and compliance management software.
  • Exceptional analytical and investigative skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Remuneration Package

This is a permanent role, salary on offer is €48 - €55k. Healthcare contribution, pension, volunteering days to top up your annual leave, paid professional memberships, life insurance and short term incentive bonus are all offered. Flexible working arrangements will be accommodated. 

For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey in Brightwater or email me. Alternatively please apply via the link below.