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Head of Compliance

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 6024

Unique opportunity for an accomplished senior compliance professional to join a market leading independent investment,advisory and administration firm based in Cork. The Head of Compliance will have a strong understanding and experience of managing all compliance and regulatory requirements/interactions (CBI, CSSF, FCA) standards and expectations A commercial acumen when supporting the business with client origination is key while a broad appreciation for current directives (specially with AML/KYC) and an ambition to put a stamp on the future shape of the compliance culture are just some of the benefits that come with this opportunity.

‘ This is a key hire for our growing business. It’s an exciting offering for the Cork market providing a unique opportunity to the right person to effect real change on the compliance function and provide strong leadership in one of our most important functions.’ MD


      Commercially aware compliance expert with a proven ability to foster and build out robust working relationships at board level along with outsourced partners and regulatory bodies.

Maintain relationships with regulatory bodies & represent the business

Strong understanding of regulatory obligations

Oversee breaches, regulatory registers, the compliance & risk monitoring programme

Provide leadership to the Compliance team and help to manage prioritisation and allocation of resources

Involvement in regulatory horizon scanning activity, tracking forthcoming regulatory change and assessing preparedness for compliance

Oversee annual Compliance risk assessments identifying areas requiring Compliance attention.

Keep informed of regulatory developments & review their impact on the company

Management of internal policies and procedures ensuring that they are being consistently applied in compliance with the regulatory framework

Working with the rest of the compliance function design, write and implement frameworks, policies, procedures, processes and systems

  • Play a supporting role in maintaining strong and effective relationships with key regulators including the CBI and other regulators across Europe
  • Monitoring, executing and reporting business risk management pursuant to direction from the Board of Directors.
  • Providing support and assistance to compliance staff and other duties as required.



      8+ years’ experience within a Compliance/AML role.

Extensive knowledge: AML, KYC, Anti – Fraud

relevant qualification an advantage


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