Whether you are interested in a career, graduate program, or internship, here at BlackBee we are constantly on the search for ambitious individuals who are looking for a successful and rewarding career. As a company, we emphasise on ideas over hierarchy, encourage collaboration, and provide employees with the ability and opportunity to contribute to both ours and their success.

We realise we can’t achieve our goals without the right people, so we strive to create an environment where expression of intellectual freedom and partnership building is at the core of our beliefs. By creating a challenging and rewarding working environment we are able to explore diverse ideas, create new opportunities, and develop a successful and innovative investment portfolio that matches the economic upturn and current market trends.

Any positions immediately available will be advertised on this page.

Vacancies

BlackBee is a dynamic and innovative financial services company, headquartered in Cork. It has established a new role for a Deputy Head of Compliance to support the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer (‘CRCO’) in maintaining and further developing the Compliance framework across multiple legal entities within the organisation. The company embeds a tech- driven and client-centric ethos and seeks to recruit an employee who shares those values, has the ability to find innovative solutions and is passionate about adding value.

The Deputy Head of Compliance will also be required to act as Head of Compliance (PCF15) for the MiFID entity, BlackBee Investments Ltd, on a temporary basis whilst the CRCO is on maternity leave.

 

Responsibilities

  • Drive a compliance culture within the Firm, which seeks to operate to the highest possible compliance standards
  • Maintain an open and transparent relationship with regulatory authorities and ensure an excellent standard of communications
  • Oversee adherence to the annual Compliance plan and manage resources as required to ensure delivery by relevant deadlines
  • Provide leadership to the Compliance team and help to manage prioritisation and allocation of resources
  • Providing effective compliance oversight, support and advice to the business, including the delivery of an effective training agenda and regulatory awareness generally
  • Overseeing implementation of Policies and procedures across the Firm and involvement in drafting and updating of relevant Compliance and AML policies
  • Act as a check and challenge function for the business, and ensure consideration of compliance requirements in business decisions and delivery
  • Involvement in regulatory horizon scanning activity, tracking forthcoming regulatory change and assessing preparedness for compliance
  • Involvement and oversight in Compliance monitoring activity
  • Reporting on Compliance matters to the Board of Directors, and various Board and Executive level Governance fora
  • Oversee and manage annual Compliance risk assessments identifying areas requiring Compliance attention, and factor this into the annual Compliance plan

 

Experience

  • 8+ years working in a senior Compliance and AML role in the financial services sector;
  • Extensive experience of liaising with regulatory authorities;
  • Experience of people management and mentoring staff is preferable;
  • Experience working with MiFID regulated entities is essential;
  • Experience working with funds and/or SPV entities is desirable;
  • Previous Central Bank approval as a PCF12 or PCF15 would be an advantage; and
  • Extensive regulatory knowledge is required, in particular in respect of the following: MiFID regulations, Client Asset Regulations, Fitness & Probity and Minimum Competency Requirements, AML/CTF legislation etc.

 

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in Law, Business, Finance, Accountancy or a related discipline
  • A postgraduate or industry qualification is preferable

 

Personal characteristics of suitable candidates

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly ethical and an advocate of compliance culture
  • Candidate must be:
    • Excellent at communicating and influencing stakeholders;
    • Attentive to detail;
    • Flexible and capable of working across multiple legal entities;
    • innovative and solution-driven; and
    • Results-orientated.

 

To submit your CV, email sarahdineen@blackbee.ie

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