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Risk and Compliance Manager – Accounting and Finance job – R700 000 – R840 000 p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Feb 28, 2019

A brand new exciting job opportunity has become available for a Risk & Compliance Manager in Johannesburg to manage and provide key support in relation to the effective delivery of the compliance program and regulatory requirements for a professional trustee company which provides trustee services for occupational pension schemes.

Working closely across the wider group senior management, this is an ideal job opportunity for a Pension / trustee professional currently in a similar position or looking to move in to a more compliance based career. The successful Risk and Compliance Manager in Johannesburg will have a great opportunity to manage a team while testing themselves in a new role and will have the possibility of fast progression through the wider group

Your job responsibilities as the Risk & Compliance Manager in Johannesburg will include:

  • Responsible for ensuring the company is in compliance with the Pensions Act and general Trust Law
  • Develop and oversee a control systems and improve the framework as and when required
  • Revise procedures to identify hidden risks taken a proactive approach
  • Modify company policies for board approval and implement same
  • Review the work of the company’s operations to identify compliance issues and provide advice and training where required
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments building or growing on a strong regulatory and industry network
  • Prepare reports for the board and external regulatory bodies as appropriate

Requirements for this Risk and Compliance Manager job opportunity in Johannesburg:

  • Five+ years’ experience in financial services/ trustee compliance industry with strong technical understanding of regulatory environment
  • Experience as a Compliance Manager/Officer with an excellent knowledge of pension schemes/ trusteeship standards and regulations
  • Ability to apply legislation and regulations to the business and an ability to interpret regulatory changes and know when it is necessary to get legal advice
  • Risk assessment capabilities with attention to detail
  • Highly-organised and self-motivated individual with ability to prioritise effectively and work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong analytical and report-writing skills to all levels within the company

If you meet the above requirements for this Risk and Compliance Manager job opportunity in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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