Group Risk & Compliance Manager

at MPC Recruitment
Location Durban, Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description:


Our client, an established financial institution based in Westville, seeks a Group Risk and Compliance Manager CA (SA) to join their team. The successful incumbent will become a part of the business' EXCO team, and must be able to manage all risk and compliance with the relevant experience.


The purpose of this position is to oversee the Compliance Program and functioning as an independent and objective body, that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization.


To ensure that the Board of Directors, Exco and employees are in compliance with the Legislation, Rules and Regulations of Regulatory Bodies, while also ensuring that Company Policies and Procedures are being followed and the behaviour in the organisation meets the company Standards of Conduct.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Staying updated and implementing core and primary Legislative requirements as per each individual Company within the Group (NCA/DCA/Companies Act/Tax Act; etc)


  • Ensuring compliance with secondary Legislative requirements as per each individual Company within the Group (EE/UIF/SDA, etc)


  • Monitoring the submission of all Group legislative requirements


  • Submitting of annual registration documents to various governing bodies and maintaining renewal of certificates


  • Drafting and reviewing of Client compliance Reports and Audits


  • Maintaining and ensuring Group Client SLA’s are renewed and records maintained


  • Ensuring compliance with Group Client SLA's and maintaining Client satisfaction


  • Submission of compliance documents to Clients (FICA and regulatory documents)


  • Drafting and reviewing of Client compliance Reports and Audits


  • Reviewing and updating of policies, procedures and standards of conduct


  • Guiding management and employees in understanding and complying with the policies, procedures and standard of conduct.


  • Managing day–to-day operation of the programme


  • Identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk.


  • Maintaining & updating the risk register for relevant risks identified.


  • Receiving and directing compliance issues to appropriate resources for investigating and resolution.


  • Acting as the final internal resource in which parties may communicate with.


  • Monitoring and reporting of results of the compliance/ethics efforts.


  • Providing guidance to the Board and Exco on matters regarding compliance.


  • Responding to alleged violation of rules, regulation, policies, procedures and standards of conduct.


  • Developing and overseeing a system for uniform handling of violations.


  • Drafting of SLA’s, Contracts, Agreements or other corporate documents


  • Review of all contractual documents, in accordance and with due consideration to the acceptable risk tolerance levels of the Group


  • Maintaining a database record of all SLA’s, agreements and contracts


  • Maintaining FICA documents of Companies within the Group


  • Ensuring that the quality management system conforms to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.


  • Ensuring that the processes are delivering their intended outputs.


  • Reporting on the performance of the quality management system.


  • Providing opportunities for improvement for the quality management system.


  • Ensuring the promotion of client focus throughout the organization.


  • Ensuring that the integrity of the quality management system is maintained when changes are planned and implemented.


  • Attending yearly ISO Committee meetings and/or report progress and findings to the ISO Management Review meeting. Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) / Qualified CA (SA) or similar qualification


  • Qualification in Compliance and Risk Management (Advantageous)


  • Advanced knowledge of the Companies Act, National Credit Act, Debt Collectors Act, Protection of Personal Information Act, Promotion of Access to Information Act,


  • Advanced knowledge of labour legislation and Regulations (BCEA, LRA).


  • Advanced knowledge and background in Risk Policy, Governance and Processes


  • Advanced knowledge of Risk Appetite and the development of Risk Appetite Statements


  • Advanced knowledge of Risk Management Principles Experience:


  • 5+ years’ experience in a Legal environment


  • 5+ years’ experience in a Risk and Compliance position (Advantageous)


  • 5+ years’ in a Managerial Position


Interested candidates can send their CV


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