Ref: CC45792

Japanese Speaking Compliance and Internal Control Manager

Sector Finance(Banking/Securities/Insurance)
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £55,000 - 65,000 / Year
A large international financial services company is looking for a Japanese speaking Compliance and Internal Control Manager to join their London office.
TYPE: Permanent, full-time
WORKING HOURS: 9:00-17:30 from Monday to Friday
SALARY: up to £65k DOE
LOCATION: London Paddington

• Provide a pro-active and re-active day-to-day advisory service in relation to compliance and regulatory requirements, internal policies and procedures, best practice guidelines and reputational matters which impact and related affiliate entities
• Liaise closely with the business and the other control functions covering the business to identify and manage the compliance and regulatory risks associated with specific activities and the business as a whole
• Ensure that compliance and regulatory policies and procedures are documented, implemented, and communicated
• Develop and deliver induction and ongoing training when required on compliance regulatory requirements, policies and best practice issues
• Assess new products, services and systems considering new and existing policies and
procedures, before, during and after their development and implementation
• Liaise with internal departments to manage regulatory reporting and related affiliate entities and file required compliance reports with regulatory agencies
• Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed
• Liaise with internal or external auditors on compliance and regulatory matters
• Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation and support the conduct of internal investigation of compliance issues
• Monitor compliance systems to ensure their effectiveness, maintain documentation of compliance activities and submit reports regarding compliance operations and progress as required
• Stay abreast with industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on the business
• Provide guidance on the design and implementation compliance standards
• Build and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Europe and Tokyo Headquarters (THQ)
• Perform other related tasks as assigned by management and to meet business needs
• Comply with policies and procedures

• Around 8 years’ experience in compliance or regulatory reporting required; Payment Card Industry experience is desirable
• Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent
• Business level proficiency in Japanese (verbal, written and reading)
• Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques of compliance and regulatory reporting
• Ability to develop user friendly internal policies and procedures based on the relevant laws and regulations
• An understanding of the legal and compliance issues of complex financial services organisations
• An understanding of legal entity structures and organisations
• Good experience of Financial Services and related Anti-Money Laundering (AML) risks
• Intermediate or advanced proficiency in the MS Office Package
• Good knowledge and understanding of the industry and the regulatory environment
• Demonstrable analytical and data interpretation skills
• An understanding of regulatory reporting requirements
• Good presentation skills, articulate, able to communicate quickly and clearly at all levels
• Resourceful in resolving issues and solving problems, leveraging resources to get results
• Creates an atmosphere in which timely information flows smoothly both upward and downward through the organisation; possesses exceptional communication and presentation skills
• Supports, manages and initiates change within the organisation, taking steps to remove barriers or to accelerate its pace
• Actively pursues learning and self-development to enhance personal, professional and business growth; shares learning
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence others at all levels, including senior management.
• Effective decision-making skills; can choose a prompt course of action amongst options involving uncertainty or risk.

** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within two business days.
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Updated: 15 days ago
Ref: CC45792