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Compliance Manager - NZ


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What you’ll do 

As a Compliance Manager, you will provide responsive, efficient, practical and high quality compliance services specifically in relation to laws and industry standards affecting Equifax’s operations in New Zealand, coordinating as required with the wider A/NZ Compliance team, internal legal counsel and other internal and external advisors in each applicable jurisdiction. Providing continuous improvement to the ANZ compliance programme, developing and implementing policies and guides, training programmes, monitoring compliance, developing and maintaining a knowledge of laws and industry standards, undertaking regulatory and governance reporting  while also responding to compliance enquiries are but a few key responsibilities of this role. Additionally, you will be engaged in conducting audits,and controls testing and monitoring.

Assisting the GM of Compliance and wider A/NZ Compliance team to develop and encourage a culture of compliance, including by developing effective relationships with key business stakeholders/staff to ensure that a culture of compliance is embraced and supported within the business is an important part of this role. You will manage case work with relevant regulators, be the first point of referral for responses to regulatory investigations in New Zealand, including investigations by the OPC and, arising from complaints being handled by the A/NZ Customer Resolutions Team. You will also ensure that the company's operational activities across Australia and New Zealand are compliant with relevant legislation. 

What experience do you need? 

  • Tertiary qualification in either Law or Business

  • Preferably 3+ years of experience in Compliance, Legal, Audit or risk management function or  in an operations, product or marketing function in a financial services organisation that has had close interaction with the Compliance function.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills with a proven ability to influence and effectively communicate technical or complex matters to a variety of audiences at different levels

  • Ability to conduct audits independently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and engage with team members internationally

  • Experience with OPC or other regulatory  investigations

  • Revision of marketing and other collateral compliance exposure

  • Case Management and complaint handling experience

What could set you apart? 

  • Relevant Financial Services or Fin Tech industry compliance experience

  • Experience facilitating workshops

  • Development of privacy and other compliance tools

  • Auditing Knowledge

We believe that when we’re at our best, we can do our best. Equifax offers policies and programs that support our employees’ financial and personal wellbeing with additional leave days, hybrid working environment, employee assistance program and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

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!

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. 

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.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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