Head of Compliance & Legal

Job Title: Head of Compliance & Legal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16494_1500962074
Contact Name: Orrey Pike
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2017 15:54

Job Description

About the company

Our client is an Australian financial services provider with over a decade of experience in providing margin foreign exchange and contract for difference (CFD) services to retail and wholesale clients. Due to a significant period of significant growth, the need to onboard a Head of Compliance has arisen.

About your new role

Reporting the CEO with a mandate to make the role you're own with full autonomy, you'll be tasked with the following:

  • Managing the company's Compliance Department
  • Overseeing the implementation of the company's compliance program and working closely with members of the Compliance Department and senior management to continuously improve the program where required
  • Helping to develop new and refining existing policies and procedures
  • Playing an active role in training and educating employees on compliance related matters
  • Regularly reviewing the company's compliance with laws and regulations and reporting back to the board of directors
  • Working closely with external legal counsel in handling inquiries form ASIC
  • Managing the company's internal and external dispute resolution process
  • Acting as the company's AML/CTF Compliance Officer and having oversight over the AML/CTF program
  • Overseeing the company's derivative trade reporting requirements

What you'll need to succeed

  • Ability to manage a team and oversee the compliance requirements of a growing company
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet regular deadlines;
  • Strong analytical skills with keen attention for detail;
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills - the candidate will need to regularly liaise with other members of the Compliance Department, heads of other departments and the Managing Director

What you'll get in return

  • Base Salary to $120,000
  • Superannuation
  • Full ownership of the compliance department

What you need to do now

Simply attach your resume by following the APPLY link below or for a confidential discussion please contact Orrey Pike on 02 9126 8415