Compliance Officer - Property

AMR Recruitment
£50,000 per annum
30 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Property Compliance Officer.

My client is an award winning company who work in close partnership with estate agents throughout the Country.

They offer solutions to the property sector enabling their clients to work more efficiently and focus on doing what they do best. Due to continued growth and expansion and recently winning several large contracts they are looking to recruit an experienced Compliance Officer with Property Experience.

The Role: To be responsible for the setting up, managing, monitoring and reporting of a Property-related Compliance framework within the business and to extended to the UK partner network. You will also be responsible to carry out on site audits of partner agents branch locations and manage and update online compliance resource to help keep our partner network compliant.

You will keep up to date with all relevant rules and regulations and advise the Senior Management and partner agents on impact. We want you to feel part of a growing business, therefore you must have the confidence and knowledge to deliver your thoughts and ideas to the Director group and Senior Management Team.

The Person - Compliance Officer

This is an interesting and challenging role that would suit a confident Compliance professional who has both interest and experience in the Property industry and who is able to set up and manage systems, while managing the expectations of the business.

The successful candidate must be flexible in their approach, willing to travel extensively in the UK and have the ability to self-manage workloads and meet deadlines.

Main duties and responsibilities

·Deal with KYC and CDD queries from stakeholders across the business lines with reference to the firm’s AML policies and procedures.

·Work closely with relevant business stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the firm’s new AML / CTF procedures.

·Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the firm’s AML / CTF programme including the prioritisation and tracking of case completions as part of the firm’s CDD remediation programme.

·Work with the MLRO to define suitable MI and submit programme status report / updates to management and business stakeholders.

·Assist the MLRO with the maintenance of Politically Exposed Person (PEP) and sanctions screening processes and procedures.

·Carry out Compliance audits on our partner agent network

·Produce and keep up to date an online compliance resource for the benefit of our partner network

·Engage with the business on developments to the regulatory landscape and the impact thereof on business.

Managing stakeholder relationships is a key requirement.

Desired knowledge, skills and capabilities.

The successful AML Compliance Officer will have: ·Sound working knowledge of the AML legislative and regulatory framework pertaining to the property industry.

·Working knowledge of the UK AML / CTF Regulations and JMLSG Guidance.

Experience in a HMRC regulated firm for the purpose of Money Laundering Regulations would be desirable.

·Experience in conducting CDD and enhanced due diligence (EDD).

·Good, up to date knowledge of financial crime risks and issues impacting the UK property sector.

·Good knowledge of data protection and consumer legislation

·The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable communicating with people of all levels and experience in all areas of the business and with our partner agents.

·The skills to multi-task in order to manage multiple business area work streams concurrently.

·The ability to work well within a team and collaborate to achieve the best results.

·Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing.

·Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

·Organised & reliable.

·Strong on delivery and meeting of deadlines.

The role comes with a generous basic salary, company car / allowance and many further benefits. For more information please call Chris @AMR Midlands.