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Compliance Specialist – Global Firm!

Reference: 21505


Northern Ireland



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Date Posted

23 October, 2023

Audit & Compliance Specialist

Abacus Careers are delighted to be working with a leading global firm for the position of Client Audit and Compliance Specialist. Our client operates in over thirty countries, they have built a reputation for exceptional delivery to their clients. Their culture promotes high performance, collaboration, and innovation. They value their people and aim to lead be a leader in their industry by embracing new technologies.


What They Offer:

  • Market leading base salary   
  • Flexible working approach
  • Private healthcare coverage
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Perks Card
  • Mental health & health and wellbeing resources
  • Family and social events, including charity and social committees


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive analytical and specialist support to the Global Head of Risk Operations and Client Audit & Compliance Manager. This support is instrumental in evolving the working practices related to client audit, compliance, and engagement.
  • Drive operational excellence within the team by continually reviewing processes and implementing improvements, including exploring innovative technology solutions.
  • Lead in client engagement activities, including on-site audits, meetings, and calls, to share insights into company processes and procedures, ensuring timely and accurate responses to client queries.
  • Work closely with internal teams to gain a deep understanding of internal processes and controls, acting as a subject matter expert for client audits.
  • Engage effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders while managing expectations through clear and concise communication.
  • Proactively manage a database of remediations, ensuring accurate recording and adherence to deadlines.
  • Support the Client Audit Team’s workflow, ensuring prompt triaging and assignment of requests to team members.
  • Maintain the client audit library of information and develop stock template documents to facilitate responses to future client audits.
  • Manage the Client Audit Collaborate site for strategic client audits, using feedback to enhance the platform continuously.
  • Oversee accurate record keeping of complex and strategic client audits, advising on the best methods for accessing and reporting this information to support future audits.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of reporting functions within team trackers, ensuring that the correct information is captured and can be used for broader analysis.
  • Take the lead in analysing large volumes of audit data, providing reporting and identifying emerging trends.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the audit and compliance arena in the legal sector, staying ahead of upcoming changes and trends.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience working in a client audit, compliance, or risk management role, with an understanding of the commercial and risk management drivers of clients.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate and manage high volumes of complex information.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Tech proficiency.
  • Process improvement experience.
  • Project management abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Next Steps:

Send your cv to Nicky at Abacus for a confidential chat

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.
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