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Compliance Director

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Corporate Finance / M & A, FD / CFO, Financial Accountant, Financial Analyst, Financial Controller / Manager, FP & A, Internal Audit
  • Date posted: 05/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384349A

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Compliance Director required for a global financial institution to provide first class regulatory guidance and advice based in Dublin.


  • Acting as the main point of contact for the Irish legal entity for regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Providing support and guidance on specific Republic of Ireland financial crime laws and regulations and liaising with Money Laundering Reporting Officer.
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining the Compliance Programme for the Irish legal entity.
  • Working closely with the broader compliance teams to ensure holistic delivery of compliance framework and solutions, including regulatory record keeping, across all jurisdictions and legal entities.
  • Developing, maintaining and strengthening the relationship between compliance and the business by providing timely and effective advice and developing the communication channels to ensure a two-way flow of information.
  • Escalating promptly any regulatory or operational risks identified to the Chief Compliance Officer and the Board of Directors and Risk Committee of the Irish legal entity.
  • Providing routine reports and regulatory updates to the Board of Directors of the Irish legal entity.
  • Providing assistance to and supporting EMEA/APAC with regulatory applications and licences.
  • Assisting and supporting Global Regulatory Special Projects with identifying, assessing and implementing regulatory change.
  • Developing, maintaining and updating relevant regulatory policies, processes and procedures. Advising the business with all aspects of these policies, processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring regulatory obligations, such as standard, frequent and ad hoc regulatory filings and reporting to the Central Bank of Ireland, are made in a correct and timely fashion.
  • Overseeing the planning and preparation of regulatory, internal and external audits reviewing and approving documentation gathered to respond to audit and regulatory enquiries.
  • Working closely with the business to develop pragmatic solutions/opportunities while remaining cognisant of regulatory rules, obligations and expectations.
  • Advising the business senior leadership team, general counsel and other senior managers on all relevant regulatory matters impacting the Irish legal entity.


  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of regulated activity, in particular Irish and EU regulatory framework
  • Significant Financial Crime knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of regulations / market practice in other jurisdictions would be desirable e.g. US, and Asia