EY Compliance Senior Manager - FSO EMEIA (London, Frankfurt) in Eschborn / Frankfurt (Main), Germany

Compliance Senior Manager - FSO EMEIA (London, Frankfurt)


Requisition # ESC001QE

Post Date Feb 19, 2018

EMEIA FSO (Financial Services Office) comprises 18 countries across Western Europe. The EMEIA FSO Regional Leadership Team (RLT) are supported by a team of risk management professionals providing consultation services and support to engagements teams on matters of policy, risk management, quality and compliance as well as related process.

In addition to managing the strategic risks, Risk Management also focus on external regulatory and political risk, market risk, and the risk facing a large financial services-driven operation. Risk Management oversees EMEIA FSO-wide activities designed to help all of our people meet our global and local compliance responsibilities, and support our client-facing teams in delivering quality and exceptional client service.

The opportunity

You will be required to lead the compliance area within the EMEIA FSO region. Increasing expectations from EMEIA FSO’s largest clients (G360), driven by their own regulatory compliance requirements, is increasing the need for processes to address this compliance. EY’s vision 2020 strategy growth has emphasized this especially by the development of new service offerings, including managed services and digital. A Compliance Senior Manager is required to focus on the internal compliance agenda of the region and to improve EMEIA FSO’s compliance with collaboration with our ‘host regions’ who run the day to day compliance processes.

Your key responsibilities

  • Work with the business to define the compliance approach in order to meet client requirements

  • Ensure compliance requirements are implemented and conduct an annual review of the compliance inventory and annual assessment on how the region maintain compliance and update and maintain service line agreements with the FSO ‘host’ regions accordingly

  • Manage and investigate potential compliance breaches of rules & regulations and procedures & policies

  • Report to the regional Risk Committee on a regular basis ensuring they are aware of compliance issues and risks in a timely manner

  • Contribute to the overall Risk Management team agenda by forming part of the senior team with input into Risk Governance and Regulatory and Public Policy projects and supporting day to day management and development of junior team members

Skills and attributes for success

  • The role requires someone who can work collaboratively across the region and with the wider business as a whole. The ability to flex their style accordingly to influence senior stakeholders is key

  • Ability to operate calmly under pressure and manage competing priorities

  • Ability to work independently without detailed oversight

  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to think innovatively

  • Strong personal awareness and credibility in their chosen field

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Extensive Risk Management and regulatory compliance knowledge and experience

  • Experience in a professional services firm and strong understanding of our products and services

  • Good organizational, project management and time management skills with a strong focus on delivering results including an ability to plan ahead and anticipate problems.

  • Ideally, you’ll also haveWillingness to travel, demonstrable experience at SM level and the ability to develop trusted business relationships with senior stakeholders

What we look for

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus an ability to build mutually beneficial relationships with internal clients and colleagues from a range of backgrounds and cultures based on knowledge, experience and personal values.

We are looking for a driven, organised, conscientious and analytical individual working with demanding and senior stakeholders within an ever-changing environment.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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