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Compliance Officer





£30000 - £34000

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Date Posted

27 April, 2021

Compliance Officer – 12-month FTC


Abacus are keen to recruit a Compliance Officer on behalf of a leading building society to be based from their Belfast office. You will be joining a company that has a proud reputation for customer service excellence and strong visions to be the number one provider within the Northern Ireland market.


Reporting to the Head of Conduct & Compliance, the successful candidate will assist in maintaining FCA regulatory compliance with interpretation and implementation of FCA compliance requirements/rules and will provide advice and support to branches and Head Office departments.

  • Review and interpret updates from the Regulators in relation to Conduct Risk to inform the function including any discussion and consultation papers and financial guidance;
  • Policies and Procedures – update policies and procedures to maintain compliance with relevant Directives and Regulations and review associated staff training requirements and materials;
  • Advice and guidance – provide advise and guidance to branch and Head Office departments in relation to any queries around policies, procedures, complaints etc. as required.
  • Sign-off financial promotions – Compliance-review financial promotions to ensure compliance with MCOB and BCOB and that any such promotions are clear, fair and not misleading;
  • Monitor website updates – Review updates to the company website from a compliance and conduct risk point of view;
  • Collate Conduct & Compliance MI – Collate a range of Conduct & Compliance Management Information including assessing and reviewing complaints data.
  • Maintain relevant Risk Registers – as directed by the Head of Conduct & Compliance.
  • Project participation – participate in compliance projects as requested.
  • Operational Risk – assist in the ongoing identification, tracking and management of Operational risks.


  • 3 years comparable experience of working within Compliance and/or Conduct Risk in a Financial Services firm
  • Demonstrable strong working knowledge of MCOB/BCOB and Payment Service Regulations and a knowledge of core Conduct regulation practices.

Salary / Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary KPI Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Health cash plan
  • Generous holidays
  • Market leading pension
  • Excellent training

Primary Contact

Nicky Strutt

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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