Senior Compliance Administrator (6 Month Fixed-Term Contract)

Principal Responsibilities

  • Assist with the review of potential new clients, including reviewing new business take-on forms, client due diligence profiles, risk assessments, client identification documents and other documentation as appropriate;
  • Assist with on-going monitoring and ensuring client due diligence information for all clients meets internal and statutory standards, including remedial action and liaison with administrators where necessary;
  • Assist the Compliance function with the carrying out of testing as required under the Compliance Monitoring Programme;
  • Assist with the maintenance of compliance files, registers, monitoring spreadsheets and/or databases;
  • Attend internal / relevant meetings, as required;
  • Assist with the preparation of compliance related management information and reports;
  • Consider or suggest ways of improving internal procedures and practices encountered whilst performing principal responsibilities and assist with their implementation;
  • Provide back up support and assistance to other members of the Compliance team as and when appropriate;
  • Assist employees with queries they may arise on regulatory, AML/CFT and client due diligence matters;
  • To champion a compliance culture within the Fairway Group;
  • Provide cover for other compliance members of staff, during periods of absence; and
  • Assist with or carry out any other projects as requested from time to time, as appropriate.

General Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain good relations with staff members;
  • Ensure all work is conducted in accordance with internal procedures;
  • Maintain the highest standards of confidentiality and security in terms of client affairs and records;
  • Complete daily timesheets;
  • Monitor performance against personal and developmental targets;
  • Identify areas where further training would be beneficial and bring these to the attention of the Group Head of Compliance & Risk;
  • Maintain a record of Continuing Professional Development activity undertaken during each year;
  • Undertake anti money laundering training as required by internal procedures; and
  • Maintain an awareness of regulatory and compliance related legislation and guidance in general.

IT Skills

  • The role will involve intermediate to advanced experience of:
  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook and O365;
  • General client database and CRM software;
  • Google and/or other Internet search engines; and
  • Any other IT system deemed to be necessary for the role.


  • Hold a relevant professional compliance qualification;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ financial services industry experience in a Trust, Funds and Company compliance environment;
  • Have a good understanding of anti-money laundering and client due diligence requirements for
  • a financial service business and its Clients;
  • Be methodical and have excellent attention to detail;
  • Be self-motivated, adaptable and flexible in approach to the work;
  • Have good organisational skills and be able to organise their time effectively; and
  • Be a team player and confident in dealings with others.