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Compliance Manager

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recog\ise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

 

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Compliance team?

 

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. 

Our leaders are devoted to fostering a culture of ownership, they lead, coach, mentor, listen, empower and support us to find solutions and make important decisions. We are encouraged and challenged to think of new ideas to help do things better, simpler and more effective for our customers and our business. 

We actively support, respect and trust in everything that we do together as a one team. We believe that having fun promotes a culture of creativity, collaboration and transparent communication. Working within our team will allow you to see firsthand the positive impact you can make for our customers.

 

What you’ll do:

 

As the  Compliance Manager you will provide responsive, efficient, practical and high quality compliance services to Equifax’s businesses, specifically in relation to laws and industry standards affecting operations in Australia & New Zealand.  This role provides support to the Head of Compliance and the ANZ Compliance function where you will make recommendations, implement policies and procedures to ensure Equifax is in compliance with regulations and reporting requirements. 

This role will see you collaborating with the wider Compliance team, internal legal counsel, and other internal & external advisors in each applicable jurisdiction. You will also be assisting the Head of Compliance to monitor and stay abreast of changes in laws affecting operations.  

This is an exciting and transformative time for Equifax where your strong advisory experience will be supported from the leadership team. You are an engaging people person who demonstrates patience and decisiveness naturally, who also values diversity in a team that wants to help one another to meet deliverables is embedded in the culture.  

 

What are we looking for?  

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in a similar role within Legal, Compliance, or Operational Risk in an organisation of a similar industry, size & complexity. 

  • Hold a Bachelor of Law Degree at a minimum 

  • Proven relationship & senior stakeholder management skills with a resilient mindset. 

  • Comfortable to operate and manage your time independently 

  • Can apply a new perspective on existing solutions to solve complex problems 

  • Proven experience to make decisions within guidelines and policies that impact a range of customer, operational, process or project activities. 

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Strong personal integrity with superior professionalism in handling matters with a heavy privacy focus.   

  • Effective complaints & regulatory management skills including identifying risks and trends. 

Extra points for any of the following:

  • Previous experience in Audit/Risk Management within the Financial Services sector will be highly regarded. 

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?  

  • Accountable

  • Brave

  • Curious

  • Collaborative

  • Individualist

  • Trustworthy

  • Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 


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, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

For US Applicants

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