Compliance Manager

About us

We are a team of ambitious, passionate, and committed people who have come together to make our shared purpose a reality – to help build better futures for the communities that need it most. We recently achieved our full banking licence and are delighted to be growing our team to enable our ambitions. We are determined to grow a bank that we and our team can be proud of. One that makes a difference, is empathetic, fair and creates opportunities for everyone.

Role purpose

GB Bank have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, technically minded Compliance Manager to join our Team. The successful candidate will take on the duties that help support the business’ continued growth so this would be a fantastic career step for someone with compliance experience within financial services.

This role is a hands-on position for someone who is looking to help lead and drive the process improvements at the Bank.  You’ll find yourself delivering compliance monitoring reviews, interpreting / providing guidance on regulatory changes, providing regulatory advice to Line 1 business areas and signing-off new customer communications.

Ideally, you would be a proactive professional and someone who is comfortable implementing change whilst making business-focussed decisions to improve the ongoing successes of a developing firm.

The post holder is expected to be an appropriately skilled and qualified compliance professional who will be able to understand and ensure compliance with the relevant regulatory regimes in the UK and join a supportive and friendly Compliance team working in a collaborative environment.

In this role, you’ll find yourself…

  • Ensuring that our Team are compliant with regulations across the company
  • Designing and delivering compliance monitoring / risk assurance reviews
  • Reporting on progress to close compliance monitoring / risk assurance actions
  • Investigating to discover the root cause of compliance problems when they arise
  • Performing research to stay informed about evolving standards 
  • Educating our Team on how to improve compliance 
  • Motivating our Team to not only strive to meet compliance standards, but also to exceed them for operating efficiency 
  • Leading and helping in the design of programmes that improve compliance
  • Responsible for organising  and minute taking at the monthly Conduct and Compliance Committee
  • Tracking and reporting on upstream regulatory developments.
  • Producing papers and reports, utilising internal and external Management information, as required.
  • Providing support to the Head of Compliance, deputising as appropriate.

A bit about you – You are/have most of the following:

  • Proven working experience in UK conduct regulations, regulatory change management and applicable laws.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make critical decisions with little information available
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to analyse and interpret information quickly 
  • In-depth understanding of industry standards and regulations (PRA and FCA)
  • Excellent understanding of reporting procedures and record-keeping 
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to be methodical and diligent
  • Detail orientation and the ability to pay attention and identify minimal changes in regulations 
  • Excellent conflict management skills and the ability to dissolve any issues easily

What we can offer you:

💰 8% company pension contribution and 3% individual contribution (which you can opt to increase)

🚀 The opportunity to participate in our future success via share options (CSOPs)

🌴 30 days holiday every year – which includes your birthday off 🎂 + bank holidays on top

🏖 Work from Anywhere – for four weeks of the year you can work from anywhere worldwide

🏡 Flexible working – you ‘own the way you work’ and we are proud to have been recognised as being one of the top 100 most flexible companies to work for in the world. 

🏥 Top tier private medical cover with WPA – includes no excess + you can add family through salary sacrifice

🔒 Death in service at 4 x base salary with Aviva

🧠 Mental health support – through a helpline and counselling sessions

👶 Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

🎉 Various surprise and delight moments throughout the year to help build team connection

What else do I need to know?

Location: You will predominately work from home but will be required to travel to our offices when your role requires this.

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 per anuum

Hours: 35 Hours per week

How to Apply:

Please submit both your CV and cover letter to careers@thegbb.co.uk, linking your experience to our requirements in order to have your application considered. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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