Risk and Compliance Assistant

New Role – Risk and Compliance Assistant

Location – Wakefield OR Telford

Permanent role – salary negotiable depending on experience + great benefits

We are now looking for a Risk and Compliance Assistant to join this well established business.

Department: Business Support
Location: Opportunities in Telford or Wakefield. Hybrid/Remote working is optional.

Purpose of role/role objectives:

  • Assist and supporting the team by undertaking a range of tasks which underpin the Group risk and compliance strategy.
  • Provide administrative support to the Risk & Compliance team.

Key tasks:

  • Managing team enquiries, dealing with them or allocating to others within the team.
  • Assisting the managers of the team with meeting administration, note taking and actions logging as appropriate.
  • Assisting in developing and maintain processes across the department to improve efficiencies.
  • Maintaining registers including breaches, complaints, key dates and risk reporting.
  • Obtaining and collating documents from across the Group to assist in project work and investigations.
  • Assisting the Group Head of Risk & Compliance in managing escalations within the department and general administrative duties.
  • Undertake training that is required in order to perform the duties of the role.
  • Any other task reasonably expected.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Similar experience within an office environment – law firm experience is desirable.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • A positive, ambitious attitude.
  • Eager to learn and develop.
  • Reliable, committed, loyal and hardworking.
  • IT literate and capable.
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Additional notes or information

Please Note: This role may require travel to various Group offices as required to fulfil the responsibilities. The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive and are subject to change in accordance with the needs of the Group.

Salary will be entirely dependent upon experience. Experience in the legal sector is preferred. 

For an informal discussion and to register your interest in the position please ring Sharna on 07412 428910 or alternatively please send your most up to date CV through to Sharna@optimal-recruitment.co.uk.