Risk and Compliance Specialist

  • competitve
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent , Full time
  • Capco
  • 19 Feb 18

ABOUT CAPCO

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture


ABOUT CAPCO
Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services
sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.
We are/have:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

The role
The Risk and Compliance team is responsible for monitoring the risk and controls which reside across Capco, ensuring that staff conduct specific business activities according to corporate policies and standards and at appropriate risk levels. The position will be the primary contact for their region and responsibilities will include monitoring KRIs, reviewing key business processes, control effectiveness, evaluating contracts for risk and promoting continuous improvement across the organization through deployment of risk response activities. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as 2nd LOD 
  • Ensures strategic objectives of risk management program are met including execution of risk assessment activities, coordination of risk response 
  • Performs risk assessments related to Deal Reviews, Data Protection, Vendor Management and Enterprise Risk Management programs as well as other consulting projects throughout various risk disciplines while identifying potential issues, control gaps and potential process efficiencies.
  • Educates and trains all levels of staff and business associates about the risk management program and their respective responsibilities in carrying out program provisions 
  • Reviews significant events and advises business owners of action steps required to prevent future recurrence.
  • Documents risk analysis and controls and evaluates control design and continuous control improvement.
  • Manages specific areas of exposure.
  • Participates in projects designed to mitigate risks including generating action plans for issues/gaps.
  • Tracks, coordinates and resolves issues identified in any and all related control, compliance or risk work.
  • Other related duties assigned as needed.


Skills and Expertise

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – team player, able to forge relationships, build consensus and influence decisions
  • Exhibit initiative, resourcefulness, and assertiveness in obtaining information needed to proceed with projects with minimal supervision. 
  • Risk and control focused individual with excellent judgment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a large number and variety of projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated exceptional organizational skills; detail oriented
  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point, O365)
  • Experience using databases such as SharePoint
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Insurance, Risk Management or related profession 
  • Equivalent experience in a similar role

WHY JOIN CAPCO?
You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world,
on projects that will transform the financial services industry.
We offer:

  •  A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture

WHY JOIN CAPCO?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture