My Short Term Insurance Client is looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to fill the Risk and Compliance Officer Position.
You will be primarily responsible for developing and monitoring the business risk and compliance framework and providing assurance on industry and regulatory compliance programs in line with the prevailing legislative environment governing the financial sector in insurance.
Degree in Law (Essential)
Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) will be an advantage
2-5 years of compliance-related experience
Experience in the insurance and financial services industry.
The client is establishing, implementing, and maintaining a regulatory compliance management framework and function within the business in accordance with the overall risk management framework and group and licence holder requirements.
Creation of compliance risk management plans and monitoring compliance in terms thereof.
Management of compliance functions within the various regions of the business, where applicable, and
external compliance providers.
Assisting businesses in creating processes to mitigate the identified compliance risks within the business.
Conduct SOPs conformance testing on all SOPs relating to prevailing legislation and processes and track management actions developed to address issues identified.
Drafting and implementation of compliance policies.
Training of employees on compliance policies and legislation, including the drafting of training material.
Addressing compliance-related queries from within the business.
Creating a compliance culture within the business.
Reporting to management, the stakeholder, and the relevant regulators on compliance on the business.
Advising business on regulatory changes which may impact compliance management within the business.
Establishing and maintaining relationships with regulators and other internal and external stakeholders.
Complaint investigation and management.
Enable the business to acquire new business within the legislative and operational framework.
Ensure the reporting of cash transactions and suspicious transactions on a timely basis to the MD.
Maintaining an ongoing profile of key risks and emerging trends across the business.
Monitor and keep up to date with risk management, compliance, and legislative developments domestically and internationally.
Maintain the Operational Risk Register and track management actions. Collate and report risk events and corrective action is taken.
Implement the Legal Risk Management Programme and monitor all legal affairs with the business.
Maintain awareness of regulatory framework and specific obligations within the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) Act, code of conduct, and requirements.
Consult on an ongoing basis with Operational managers to ensure conformance with applicable laws and r