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Compliance Officer

Reference: 21072


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

09 May, 2023

Compliance Officer


Abacus Careers are working with a leading Insurance Group to recruit for a Compliance officer to join the Belfast team. You will be joining a leader in their field who place strong emphasis on career progression and gaining qualifications to further develop you.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid Working.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • Eyecare Scheme.
  • Staff insurance discounts.
  • Continuous learning and development.


  • Gain and maintain a sound working knowledge of the regulation affecting the Group, including GDPR.
  • Assist in setting up appropriate internal systems and controls to ensure that the firm meets its regulatory obligations.
  • Develop and maintain an internal risk management framework to monitor, mitigate and report on risks within the Group
  • Report on and/or respond to any appropriate documents published by the FCA, Central Bank of Ireland and/or any other relevant regulatory body affecting the Group.
  • Act as a point of contact for employees, providing information and advice to the business on regulatory developments and how they relate to the activities of the Group.
  • Act as a Data Protection Officer for the Group in discharging its responsibilities under GDPR.
  • Monitor compliance by conducting regular internal audits (in accordance with the Group Compliance Department’s audit schedule), produce reports on audit findings and provide feedback to relevant Departments/Individuals within the business.
  • Participate in and co-ordinate regular external audits, implement audit findings and provide relevant feedback to the relevant Departments/individuals within the business.
  • Represent the Group in a professional and compliant manner in dealings with insurers, brokers, product providers, auditors, suppliers, employees, self-employed agents and regulatory bodies at all times.
  • Assist the Group Compliance Department in implementing the company’s Compliance Plan as outlined in the Compliance Monitoring Schedule.
  • Prepare monthly management information and ‘ad hoc’ reports for Senior Management on compliance as required.
  • Carrying out any other functions deemed necessary to facilitate the effective operation of the Group Compliance Department.
  • To undertake such internal and/or external training as deemed necessary by the Company
  • Complete specific tasks and projects to a high standard and submit these in accordance to strict deadlines
  • Carry out research projects and provide/present management with findings and make recommendations.  


  • Previous experience in a compliance and/or governance role.
  • 2 Years relevant experience within a financial services firm.

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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