Vice President Compliance Advisory


Cayman Islands

Objective of the job

The VP, Risk & Compliance Advisory (“VP”) will support the Cayman Head of Risk and Compliance in providing clear direction and comprehensive support to the business, whilst managing a team of compliance professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the compliance advisory function, providing ongoing management and training to team members
  • Provide managerial support to the Head of Risk & Compliance and assist with the preparation of management reports
  • Provide general compliance guidance and advice to the business, including advice on all new business and trigger events
  • Work together with the business stakeholders to facilitate the acceptance of new business while ensuring compliance with Intertrust policies and procedures
  • Provide management/supervisory support and guidance to the risk and compliance team members
  • Accept appointment as Deputy MLRO, providing ongoing support to the Head of Risk & Compliance
  • Represent Risk and Compliance on various internal committees
  • Assist with ensuring that all applicable laws, regulations and internal rules and standards are adequately translated into clear and precise policies for business users.
  • Assist the Head of Risk & Compliance with identification of potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk of the business. Through analysis and consultation with the business, develop and implement a corrective action plans for resolution
  • Promote a robust Compliance culture.
  • Provide input and support to the development and delivery of the compliance monitoring programme
  • Assist with the development, implementation and delivery of the Compliance Training programme

Required level and content of education:

  • 10 years compliance/AML experience
  • 5 years + experience of Private Wealth, Capital Markets and Corporate Services
  • 5 years + experience of leading a compliance advisory function including the performance of compliance advice for new business and trigger events

Functional competencies required:

  • Analytical - Ability to review and analyse data
  • Knowledge – In-depth knowledge of compliance reporting principles, corporate governance, Laws, regulations and guidance of the AML/CFT framework with the ability to maintain awareness of local and international issues impacting the industry
  • Training – Ability to lead, guide and develop your team with new skills and knowledge that will enhance their product and add value to the client service offering
  • Communication – Strong interpersonal skills, including influencing with the ability to drive change and innovation; is able to develop professional relationships with colleagues and clients from all walks of life and multi-cultural backgrounds

Key experiences required:

  • In depth understanding of corporate governance, compliance reporting principles, relevant local regulations and best practices
  • Experience in effectively managing, coaching and developing a team of professionals
  • Experience in reviewing data with strong attention to detail
  • Experience in working both independently and in a team
  • Experience in working under pressure to meet tight deadlines

Computer knowledge required:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with ViewPoint, World Check and Laserfiche software is advantageous
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