Equity Bank Regulatory Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya
Equity Bank Regulatory Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support the business growth, we seek to recruit a senior well-qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the following position within the Legal Department.
Reporting to the Senior Regulatory Compliance Manager, the Regulatory Compliance Officer role is to ensure that the operations and business transactions follow all relevant laws, regulations and internal policies.
He/she will support their line manager by ensuring there is compliance with laws & regulations across the bank operations.
He/she is expected to be informed on local & international laws and regulations, ensuring comprehensive reviews are carried out and guiding business on implementation.
Undertake gap analysis to determine regulatory gaps and recommend and advise on appropriate regulatory gaps in the bank policies;
Ensure compliance with regulatory risk guidelines and best practices;
Provide information required to facilitate engagement of Management with Regulators
Ensure regulatory requirements are logged and tracked to conclusion
Ensure staff are educated and trained on the latest regulations including assisting with development and delivery of a comprehensive training program on regulatory matters
Facilitate effective and constructive sharing of knowledge and best practice on Compliance issues within the team
Prepare Executive and Board risk reports for review by line manager
Prepare reports intended for consumption by the regulator and other external users;
Regularly advise line manager on key regulatory lapses in the business;
Support compliance change oversight, reporting and governance
Establish close working relationships with Business to ensure support on compliance policies and framework
Data privacy management
A Bachelor’s degree in Law. A professional certification in accounts or company secretarial would be an added advantage.
Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
In-depth knowledge of regulatory environment and key regulatory guidelines
Broad range of experience in the financial services industry
Sound knowledge of regulatory environment and applicable laws and regulations
Experience in setting and rolling out compliance policies
Ability to synthesize and articulate key regulatory gaps, identify deficiencies in compliance programs and highlight areas of improvement
Knowledge in data generation, interpretation and giving important insights into data
Key Critical Competencies
High level of analytical skills with attention to detail
Problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution.
Excellent organizational skills, ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision while ensuring that Management are fully informed at all times
Ability to communicate effectively and confidently, orally and in writing
Ethical Leadership skills, including the ability to manage risk, compliance and control activities
Flexibility to balance the compliance requirements with commercial objectives without compromising achievement of the highest standards of compliance
Proven ability to analyze complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank Regulatory Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya
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