Compliance Officer

Hove, East Sussex
Competitive + Benefits
24 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Clerical, Data , Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Reports to: Head of Compliance

Purpose of the Role: To assist the Head of Compliance with all matters relating to compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting ongoing risk assessments of the Company processes and procedures in light of various legal regulatory and operational requirements.
  • Assisting the Head of Compliance in implementing various policies and procedures, to ensure that business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Challenging existing practices and procedures, and making recommendations in accordance with industry best practice.
  • Working alongside Head of Compliance to ensure effective communications with local and foreign regulators and legal bodies.
  • Liaising with other companies, service providers, external legal advisors, local government, regulatory authorities (local and foreign) and relevant service providers in various jurisdictions, as and when required.
  • Assisting with the development of compliance training and protocols.
  • Preparing regular and ad hoc reports with respect to regulatory requirements and developments.
  • Assisting with the preparation of compliance documentation for statutory, legal and regulatory purposes.
  • Assisting with audits as and when required.
  • Drafting responses to queries and investigations conducted by various official bodies.
  • Providing guidance and training in business-wide compliance policies and procedures, laws and regulations applicable to the business.
  • Proactively raising awareness of compliance risks throughout the business.
  • Working in partnership with other key stakeholders in the business, to ensure full adherence with the Company‚Äôs policies and procedures.

Other responsibilities:

  • Keeping abreast of professional knowledge by participating in training, maintaining personal networks and studying developments within the industry.
  • Escalating issues to Head of Compliance as appropriate.
  • Undertaking other reasonable duties as instructed by senior management.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in dealing with compliance matters within a regulated environment.
  • Ability to update and review regulatory documents.    
  • Strong working knowledge of various areas of compliance and the ability to apply these to real life situations.
  • Experience of dealing with regulators, licensing bodies and other relevant third parties.
  • Excellent prioritising skills, ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Proactive and results-driven approach.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • Ability to explain complex compliance issues to employees from other departments in a clear and concise way.

Desirable Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in managing regulatory relationships.
  • Experience of working in the online gaming and betting industry (not essential).
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent through experience.



Apply for Compliance Officer

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

All answers are required


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

All questions are required

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.