26th November 2018

Compliance Officer

Reference: DF - 15565fs

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 26/11/2018

Compliance Officer – Part or Full Time


  • Abacus Group have been retained by a very exciting, innovative and growing financial services firm to recruit a part-time or full time Compliance Officer. My client operates in the Investment Management space and have a unique proposition that doesn’t currently exist in Northern Ireland. The right person will have the opportunity to progress to a senior position in this growing company, ideally assuming the CF10 role shortly after joining the company.


  • Ensuring legal and regulatory compliance is maintained in a manner that helps maximise business opportunity, as well as ensuring that internal policies are adhered to.
  • Update/implement internal compliance policies and processes as necessary.
  • Manage the onboarding of new clients (Independent Financial Advisers and Wealth Managers) and the ongoing KYC of existing clients.
  • Oversee the review and release of new tranches of investment products, ensuring that marketing literature is compliant with regulations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Company policies and processes, putting in place new processes as our client grows into other business areas (eg. fund management)
  • FCA Reporting
  • Manage the Compliance requirements of new investment banks as they onboard
  • Act as point of contact for the external compliance consultancy which we keep on retainer.
  • Ensure staff are up to date on new Compliance issues


  • Several years of experience in a Compliance related role in financial services
  • Good level of knowledge of FCA regulations, MIFID II and financial services in general
  • Experience in the field of client onboarding & KYC
  • Self-driven to identify issues and own them through to resolution
  • Willing to undertake & pass relevant training courses


  • Salary will be based upon your experience and fit for the role.

Primary Contact:

  • Damian Farrell

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Damian Farrell

Damian Farrell

Associate Director, Head of Financial Services

028 9099 8049

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