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Job Details

Job ID
Job Title
Compliance Monitoring Officer
Position Type
Business Brand
Multiple Brands
Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits
About Us
Established in 1880, Provident Financial Group (PFG) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market.

Provident delivers non-standard lending through our businesses - Vanquis Bank, Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Moneybarn and Cheque Exchange.
About the Role
Here at Provident, there are a host of back office functions running behind the scenes to ensure we are keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. One of the key areas is ensuring our colleagues at Head Office and across the field have a clear understanding of business objectives, with solid knowledge of how their individual role feeds into them.

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Compliance Monitoring Officer to join our Bradford Head Office. You will provide assurance of 1st Line controls by completing monitoring reviews in line with the annual Compliance Monitoring Plan.

Key Accountabilities
  • Plan and conduct Compliance Monitoring reviews of the first line of defence to provide assurance of key control effectiveness, Conduct Risk awareness and adherence to group policies, procedures and relevant FCA regulations.
  • Support and challenge the business in the development of regulatory procedures by identifying areas of weakness and making suggestions for improvement.
  • Provide timely, professional, persuasive and factually accurate written reports on the outputs of reviews to relevant management and present conclusions to key stakeholders
  • Ensure that issues identified from risk-based internal monitoring activities are the subject of agreed action plans with relevant business management
  • Liaise with other members of Compliance and PF Internal Audit to ensure consistency and effective dissemination of best practices across the business
  • Identify where the business is not effectively monitoring against policies, procedures and controls and responds suitably and punctually to the risks of not meeting those requirements.
Skills and Experience
Ideal Candidate

Alongside the core values that Provident look for in all employees, we expect you to have knowledge and understanding of UK regulatory regime and handbooks, previous Compliance Monitoring, Internal Audit or Quality Assurance experience within a Financial Services business, and strong stakeholder skills.

You will have strong attention to detail, particularly for reading new regulation/guidance, and the ability to realistically and effectively assess the risk posed by issues identified.

Why choose a career with us?

From your first day working with us, we believe in looking after our employees and are dedicated to providing them with a safe, supportive and fair working environment across all areas of the company.

We also like to let our employees know that we appreciate their hard work by offering competitive salaries and a range of reward schemes as well as regular performance management reviews and appraisals so that you can monitor your career progress.

What you get in return:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday Inc. all bank holidays
  • Discretionary Employee Bonus
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company dress down policy
  • Great working environment

Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard NES. The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace.