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Compliance Officer

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As Compliance Officer/Consultant you will be responsible for supporting the Compliance Function in providing regulatory guidance, challenge and oversight across the Equifax UK businesses. You will have particular responsibility to help prepare and support the delivery of compliance advice and compliance monitoring under the supervision of senior Compliance colleagues. 

You will be a key contact point for business stakeholders and required to recognise regulatory weakness or non-compliance to define the action that stakeholders may need to take to remedy that non-compliance. You engage with training and guidance, reviewing control design/operational effectiveness, policy writing and providing regulatory advice.

What you’ll do

  • Support the Compliance Leadership team on all matters relating to compliance, regulatory and operational risk

  • Under supervision, oversee all business areas in relation to non-financial FCA compliance and related regulatory issues including conduct risk and professional ethics, identifying compliance strengths and weaknesses. 

  • Support the Compliance Business Partners carrying out horizon scanning of the regulatory landscape and implementing new legislation and rules which impact on risk and compliance 

  • Provide regulatory advice, guidance and approvals to the business 

  • Provide input into the Compliance Risk Universe supporting the Business Partners in creating a risk based monitoring plan

  • Complete 2LOD monitoring and testing reviews as approved 

  • Support the development, drafting, implementation and maintenance of company-wide training, manuals, policies, plans & procedures with practical challenge and guidance

  • Review and approve marketing materials/financial promotions

  • Raise conduct and compliance risk awareness and understanding of risk management and identifying new areas of risk and determining the correct response

What experience you need 

  • Strong understanding of current regulatory environment, specifically the role of the FCA

  • Strong understanding of conduct and/or regulatory risk, particularly with regards to product governance, strategy, policies and defining risk appetites

  • Good awareness of specific FCA rules (such as PRIN, COND, CONC and SYSC)

  • Good understanding of the General Data Protection Regulations

  • Good financial services and FCA regulated experience within an operational control, compliance or audit environment

What could set you apart

  • Working knowledge of the products offered by TDX and/or EFX UK

The perks of being an Equifax  Employee?

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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