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Graduate Trainee – Risk (O911126)

Douglas, Isle of Man

Compliance & Legal

salary DOE plus benefits package

Full time / Permanent

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Job description


Our leading Financial Services Sector Client is continuing a high growth trajectory, coupled with an ambitious transformation programme are now seeking a Graduate Trainee to work in the Risk team to develop and maintain in-depth knowledge, understanding, and appropriate application of all Governance Risk and Compliance disciplines across all of the Risk Function. This will include the opportunity to work in all relevant Teams within the Function and may involve secondment to other offices and/or business functions.

You will develop and apply skills and knowledge gained in order to provide advice and support throughout the business in a compliant and business aware manner, consistent with that of a business leading practitioner.

Role Profile

  • Proactively support and assist the various Teams within the Risk Function to ensure that positive, dependable support can be relied upon. Specifically, after building up the necessary skills and knowledge
  • To provide support in all areas of Financial Crime, including anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism, and anti-fraud
  • The provide support in all areas of Risk Management, including supporting the ERM framework and reporting process and assisting with embedding a positive risk culture throughout the business
  • To provide support in all areas of Policy & Advisory work including responding to queries of a regulatory nature and reviewing potential breaches of regulations or internal policies
  • To participate in Compliance Monitoring work, including assistance with the analysis of data, production of reports and ensuring that any issues identified are understood and resolved by the recipient(s)
  • Assisting with the production of regulatory reports and MI as applicable, paying particular attention to the accuracy and timeliness of the same
  • Ensuring that all communications, whether written or verbal, are tailored to the target audience, bearing in mind the level of experience and/or seniority of the recipient(s)
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement or updates to relevant materials such as departmental Manuals and Procedures
  • Support Business initiatives/projects as required

Person Profile

  • Displays willingness to learn and apply new knowledge and skills in practice
  • Displays honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
  • Good organisational and analytical skills
  • Able to work within a team or on own initiative
  • Good communicator with ability to build working relationships
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Ability to look for process improvements with positive attitude to achieving team and company goals
  • Ensure high quality output
  • Preferably previous experience in an office environment, however, proficiency in the use of current and emerging communication technologies and Microsoft applications is essential
  • It is expected that the role holder is a university graduate or a strong A level student with the right attitude towards further study and building a career in financial services
  • The role holder will be required to complete a training plan including the obtaining of relevant professional qualification(s) such as those offered by the International Compliance Association or the Institute of Risk Management

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