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Compliance Monitoring Manager

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Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

The Compliance Monitoring Manager (CMM) is a senior role responsible for providing expert regulatory support, guidance and oversight across the Equifax UK businesses. The role will sit within the Compliance, Risk and Data Privacy function. 

They will support the Director of Compliance Oversight by delivering second line assurance reviews across the Equifax UK businesses. The role holder will have responsibility for planning and delivering compliance oversight and monitoring, and managing action tracking to ensure compliance with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) regulatory requirements and to ensure compliance with all regulations and standards of good practice. 

The CMM will be a key contact point for business stakeholders and stakeholders across our lines of defence. The CMM will also be required to identify any areas of weakness and risk of harm, any potential regulatory risks and any gaps in our systems and controls. The CMM will work with stakeholders to identify and agree any actions business functions may need to take to remediate. The role holder will be expected to undertake compliance monitoring/assurance and engage with training and guidance, quality assurance, policy writing and providing regulatory advice.

What you’ll do

  • Provide compliance oversight with regard to the laws and regulations applicable to the Equifax UK Businesses;  in particular FCA Compliance, ICO Compliance Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Guidance and other Financial Crime related standards/laws. 

  • Supporting and challenging as necessary when standards fall below regulatory or Equifax expectations and providing direction and guidance to help the business mitigate risks.

  • Play a lead role in the development, drafting and implementation of the Compliance Oversight and Data Privacy Plans, delivering oversight and assurance work to standards and timescales.

  • Identify new legislation, regulatory focus and emerging risks which will impact on risk and compliance within the business.

  • Work constructively with Compliance, Risk and Data Privacy colleagues on all matters, to support delivery of the Compliance Oversight and Data Privacy Assurance Plans and strategy.

  • Work with Risk, First, Second and Third Line functions to ensure adequate and effective risk management across Equifax UK. 

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

  • Support the Director of Compliance Oversight, and the wider Compliance, Risk and Privacy function on all matters relating to compliance, regulatory and operational risk.

  • As required, Deputise for the Director on business matters and at committees/forums

What experience you need

  • Strong Compliance and/or Risk experience and/or equivalent working in a role such as compliance monitoring or internal audit

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

  • Experience of developing and executing monitoring or assurance plans

  • Experience of working in an FCA regulated environment

What could set you apart

  • Detailed knowledge of specific FCA rules (such as PRIN, COND, CONC and SYSC, DISP)

  • Detailed knowledge of Financial Services, in at least one of the following sectors: Retail Banking, Retail Lending (Consumer Credit & Mortgages) Payment Services or General Insurance

  • A working knowledge of EU General Data Protection Regulations

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. 

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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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