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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
2nd of July 2021
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Compliance Officer

Doing the right thing is what we aim to do at Hodge.  We are a financial services business focused on the retail savings, commercial lending and retirement markets. The Hodge Foundation, a charity supporting the welfare, medical, academic and educational areas own 79% of our business. This drives us, knowing that by helping our customers to achieve their goals, we are also helping good causes that are important to us.

We have achieved significant growth over the last few years and have ambitious plans to expand further.

Your role:

The role holder will be responsible for a full range of activities, including – monitoring and reviewing business activity, policies and procedures, acting in an advisory capacity, horizon scanning (new regulatory requirements) and change development projects.

This role reports directly to the Compliance Manager and is positioned in the organisations second line of defence Risk & Compliance team.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • To review, update and maintain second line compliance policies and procedures to ensure that they reflect current regulatory requirements and are communicated clearly to all staff.
  • To keep up to date with all regulatory and industry best practice developments and changes to appropriately support and inform the business of the necessary change.
  • To monitor all aspects of the business regulatory obligations and adherence to these through the effective delivery and completion of the Compliance Assurance Plan (CAP).
  • To support and influence colleagues in relation to their direct compliance responsibilities.
  • To provide guidance on regulation and key policy controls to ensure that Hodge are doing the right thing and consistently treating customers fairly.
  • To work with others to identify areas for improvement and simplify processes to use fewer resources and add greater value as well as be flexible to changing priorities.
  • To collate, analyse and prepare compliance data for Internal Board committees and following up on any issues identified.
  • To play an active part in the delivery and promotion of all Compliance Awareness training to all Hodge staff.
  • To provide support to the Compliance Manager and HR function, with the administration of the Senior Management & Certification Regime (SM&CR).
  • To respond quickly and appropriately to warning signs of things going wrong and provide a decisive response to challenges.

Candidates must have knowledge of FCA and PRA principles and internal controls preferably within the banking industry alongside more general understanding and the ability to interpret and advise the business on their regulatory compliance requirements.

The ability to produce and present high-quality focused material suitable for Executive and Board level committees and to senior management is essential, along with strong communication and effective negotiation skills.

To be successful in this role you will effectively build and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels across the business and have the ability to challenge business stakeholders objectively.

This is an exciting and diverse role and will suit a motivated and ambitious individual who is a self-starter looking for the next step in their career.  Candidates will need to demonstrate a strong background of compliance monitoring experience and keep ahead of developing regulation.


We would love to hear from you! Please click “Apply Now” and follow the process.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a follow up interview at a date to be confirmed.