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Compliance Manager (Advisory) - Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom, RG21


Castle Trust is an investment firm providing specialist lending services with a simple mission: to help customers achieve their financial goals. We understand that our actions affect the real economy whether it is:

  • providing competitive options for people's savings;
  • helping to alleviate the UK's housing crisis by financing the building of new homes;
  • providing homeowners and landlords with specialist solutions to match their individual financial needs; or
  • working with retailers and their customers to provide finance that enables both businesses to thrive and people to access valued goods and services.

This is a key role to ensure Castle Trust operates in accordance with its regulatory requirements, supporting the wider function in delivering its duties in managing regulatory compliance and non-financial risk. Working alongside a variety of stakeholders across the business this role will also include line management responsibility of two Compliance Analysts.

  • Act as the first point of contact on compliance advisory matters for Castle Trust's investment, mortgage, structured finance and consumer credit businesses
  • Deliver a regulatory change process, ensuring timely identification, analysis and communication of regulatory change and oversight of the businesses' implantation of changes required to ensure compliance with new requirements
  • Deliver the firm's Compliance training programme to promote a compliance culture across the Group
  • Review and approve financial promotions, ensuring compliance with FCA rules and requirements
  • Develop and maintain policies relating to the firm's regulatory compliance and non-financial risk obligations


  • Degree level (or equivalent) education in relevant discipline
  • Previous experience within a Compliance Advisory or Risk function
  • Experience of building and maintaining open and effective relationships
  • Line Management experience preferable
  • Working knowledge of financial regulation in relation to FCA handbooks (especially MCOB, COBS, CONC, BCOBS)
  • Ability to balance regulatory and conduct risks with the needs of a commercial organisation, whilst maintaining a clear level of independence and challenge


  • Discretionary bonus scheme up to 10%
  • Perkbox for a range of retail and dining out discounts (M&S, ASOS, plus free mobile phone insurance)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance 5 x salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing development
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Great opportunities for career progression across the Castle Trust Group