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Business Control Officer - Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom, BN1


Leading Financial Services company dealing with family based products seeks a Business Control Officer who can conduct both routine and thematic risk based reviews on new business originated and servicing within the Lifetime Mortgage Business. This role is also expected to assess the extent to which the business complies the regulatory procedural requirements and relevant internal controls, whilst also providing the assessment on the effectiveness of controls within the business.

Key accountabilities:

  • Assisting and drive completion of the First Line OFLM Monitoring plan.

  • Assist in developing and implementing an effective compliance culture throughout the Company.

  • Support regular reviews of the business units, key business processes and the activities of the Company to ensure continued adherence to and effective implementation of policies, procedures and regulations, for example Warranty requirements.

  • Liaise with members of the Compliance team where necessary to seek guidance to ensure consistency and effective dissemination of best practice across the Company.

  • Ensure prompt escalation of significant potential compliance issues to your Line Manager in the first instance.

  • Contribute to the development of regulatory procedures by identifying areas of weakness and making suggestions for improvement.

  • Produce accurate monitoring reports and ensure any issues identified from monitoring activities are addressed in a timely manner. This includes maintaining appropriate records of all monitoring activity.

  • Keep up to date with industry knowledge to ensure appropriate competency levels are maintained.

  • Any additional tasks relevant to ensuring an effective control environment within the business

Skills / Experience / Knowledge:

  • Mortgage experience (Equity release is preferable)

  • Knowledge of business processes & procedures and the ability to offer solutions to the Company where issues exist.

  • Good IT skills and a willingness to learn about new systems.

  • Effective communication skills with colleagues.

  • Good level of numeracy and literacy.

  • Can identify potential risk/issues and seek advice/consultation when required.

  • Results driven.

  • MS office, excel, word and other relevant IT systems proficiency

The right candidate will have a pro-active manner and can streamline processes within regulation.

Please note the candidate is required to work in our London office twice a month.

To apply, please visit our company careers page. Please find the URL below.