The Regulatory Compliance Associate will work closely with Compliance across the group and other areas of the business to support the Regulatory Compliance Manager to ensure required policies are maintained and communicated.
Assist with regular compliance reviews, carry out risk control and monitor the regulatory and operational risk of the company
Assist to maintain a policy hierarchy for the company and per entity and identify and address any areas for development.
Assist to review regulatory change and guidance relating to the business, interpret rules, principles and initiatives and communicate the impact and oversee required changes as appropriate.
Assist to maintain required compliance policies and registers, to be reviewed and updated at least annually
Assist with training across the business to embed policies and maintain the strong compliance culture
Review regulatory returns to ensure they are accurate and submitted in line with regulatory timescales, working closely with the finance team
Contribute to consultation paper responses and liaise with the regulators as appropriate
Conduct and record compliance incident reviews, escalating them in line with agreed procedures, and submitting notifications to relevant regulators as required
Bachelor degree in Accounting/ Economics/ Finance/ Law
Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese)
1 years of experience in regulatory compliance and completing / reviewing regulatory returns, fresh grad with internship experience welcome to apply
Good knowledge of the key regulations applicable to the business
Experience in writing policies and procedure manuals assist with their implementation
Understanding of HKMA, MAS, SFC and other Asia regulators’ requirements is preferred
Experience in handling relevant business license applications is preferred
Able to prioritise multiple projects and deadlines
Attention to details and strong analytical skills
Salary and Benefits:
A competitive salary, commensurate with experience
An excellent benefits package including Mandatory Provident Fund; health, dental and life insurance; enhanced maternity and paternity leave policies
20 days holiday, birthday day off, charity leave, 3 life event days during your career with WorldFirst
Perks, including: free breakfast, Friday beer fridge, business casual dress code, annual company parties – and more!
Hello, we’re WorldFirst. We specialise in making international money transfer faster, simpler and cheaper for people and businesses with global ambitions. Our clients never stop. And neither do we. To support us on our journey we’re looking to hire a Regulatory Compliance Associate.