Head of Compliance (Legal, Business) - Financial Services, Insurance
Financial Services Organisation - Cape Town
Senior management position responsible for overseeing Compliance by all Legal and Business entities
Head of Compliance (Legal and Business Compliance)
Head of Compliance, main duties will include :
Maintain and promote a compliance strategy
Provide independent assurance to the Divisional Board (executive management).
Implement the Compliance Policy
Provide and maintain a consolidated view of the identified compliance risks and controls implemented
Ensure timeous reporting of compliance risks and incidents
Escalate any matters that may require the attention to relevant governing board.
Advise and provide guidance to senior management on systems, policies, processes and controls implemented to assist with compliance.
Maintain relationships with the various regulators.
Assist with the compilation of compliance monitoring plans
Manage a team of Compliance Officers (direct reports and dotted-line management structures).
Assist with the reporting of suspicious or abnormal transactions as defined and required by the applicable legislation.
Provide guidance to compliance officers on the interpretation of legislation.
Essential qualifications required :
A law degree (i.e. LLB or B.Proc) at a South African University
Essential Experience required :
5-10 + years legal or compliance experience.
At least 5 years compliance management experience in the Insurance industry
A thorough understanding and knowledge of the regulatory requirements impacting on the various businesses within Financial Services and Insurance environments
Desirable Qualifications :
Compliance qualification (PG Diploma in Compliance Management would be advantageous)
Admitted attorney or advocate in South Africa would be advantageous
Meeting the competence and experience requirements to be registered as a Compliance Officer with the Financial Services Board would be advantageous.
A postgraduate law degree will be advantageous
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