Compliance Executive
Location(s) Clonskeagh, Dublin 4
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 27-Aug-2018
Job Description

The Role

The Compliance Executive assists in implementing the company’s compliance strategies and plans.



Compliance Programme

  • Maintain detailed knowledge of regulatory requirements relevant to Start’s business.
  • Prepare reports to management and external stakeholders as required.


Compliance Monitoring

  • Assist in the planning and execution of internal compliance reviews.
  • Analyse and interpret investigations and findings. 
  • Write reports and make recommendations.
  • Provide assurance on how well the compliance risks are being managed.


Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing

  • Analyse monthly transactions for suspicious activity, liaising with the Money Laundering Reporting Officer as required.
  • Investigate activity and carry out customer due diligence, as required.


Policies and Procedures

  • Maintain policies, procedures and controls for the successful operation of the Compliance Department.
  • Assist in the review of departmental and organisational compliance procedures and practices.
  • Monitor, review and implement new regulations.


Audits, Projects, Other

  • Prepare for and support Compliance related audits including Internal Audit reviews, Central Bank and other regulatory inspections.
  • Support day to day interaction with various regulators including Central Bank of Ireland, Data Protection Commissioner and Financial Services & Pensions Ombudsman.
  • Support the Operations teams through efficient Compliance query handling.
  • Assist with Staff training.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects for the Compliance department as required.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 3 year’s experience within a similar role in financial services.  Experience with a mortgage lender would be an advantage.
  • Thorough working knowledge of compliance regulations relevant to mortgage lending, with particular emphasis on CCMA and CPC.
  • Confident user of IT applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is a key requirement of the role.
  • Methodical approach to work with great attention to detail; strong analytical and reporting skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated individual with an ability to manage own work load through strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Effective problem solver with numerical skills; shows initiative when dealing with issues and good understanding of when to escalate / seek assistance.
  • Be delivery focused, capable of working on own initiative in a fast paced environment working to challenging deadlines.
  • Highly motivated with a desire to learn new skills, ability to work under pressure, takes personal ownership for delivering consistently superior output and demonstrates personal commitment to the work of Start’s businesses and legal entities.
  • A compliance and or business qualification would be an advantage.


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