Compliance Oversight and Assurance Manager
Vero Insurance
Wellington
8h ago

Our Compliance, Regulatory and Assurance team is a high performing team who are recognised for providing excellent insight and advice.

We use all team members’ areas of expertise to support, advise and challenge the business to bring about innovative, expedient and commercially astute regulatory and compliance outcomes.

We’re a fun team that support and care for each other who promote genuine flexible working arrangements. Our team sits within the broader Suncorp New Zealand Chief Risk Office.

We have had a recent expansion to the team which has created an exciting new team leader role. This role will report into the Executive Manager, Compliance, Regulatory and Assurance and will lead a team of two others to develop an effective second line compliance oversight and assurance plan.

In this new role, you will support and oversight all of Suncorp New Zealand’s businesses (including Vero Insurance, Asteron Life and Vero Liability and its joint venture partnerships AA Insurance and AA Money).

You will work closely with other members of the Compliance, Regulatory and Assurance team and broader Chief Risk Office team to ensure there is effective overall second line risk, compliance and regulatory oversight.

This is an exciting role with a diversity of business support areas and the ability to really set the strategic direction for compliance oversight.

There will be existing challenges and real opportunity to create and drive improvement in risk management practices. You will be recognised for your subject matter expertise and excellent collaboration and stakeholder management skills.

Key responsibilities :

  • Design, review and embed an effective Suncorp New Zealand (SNZ) wide regulatory second line compliance oversight and assurance programme.
  • Conduct periodic, compliance thematic reviews as part of a second line oversight role.
  • Manage an effective compliance testing framework that reviews the design and effectiveness of controls over compliance obligations.
  • Proactively identify areas of key regulatory and compliance risk and work with business units to identify and remediate gaps.
  • Provide support for breach management and rectification activities for SNZ.
  • Develop strong relationships within SNZ entities to the point that your advice and input becomes essential when considering business issues, opportunities, initiatives and changes.
  • What we are looking for :

  • 8+ years of relevant audit, assurance or compliance experience.
  • Background in the financial services industry, or from a professional services firm advising on the financial services industry.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively negotiate and explain risk technical material in business relevant language.
  • Broad commercial experience at senior levels in either a corporate and / or professional services environment.
  • Curiosity and the ability to bring innovative thinking to everyday problems.
  • Prior team leadership experience preferred.
  • About Suncorp :

    Suncorp New Zealand is a leading general and life insurance provider. We are part of the Suncorp Group, a Top 20 ASX-listed financial services company with $96 billion in assets, employing over 13,500 people.

    Our purpose is building futures and protecting what matters. It is what drives us and gives meaning to every action we take.

    Our portfolio of brands means our people can take advantage of the career opportunities that come with a large-scale organisation, while also enjoying the flexibility and flat hierarchy of a small one.

    What we offer :

  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus
  • Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover
  • Flexible leave of up to 4 days per year on top of annual leave allowance
  • Discounted insurance through Vero, Asteron Life and Southern Cross
  • $250 annually towards wellness activities
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • A genuinely flexible and supportive working environment
  • We promote a high-performance culture where people are rewarded for effort and dedication. If you are interested in working in an exciting fast-paced business with a wonderful, team environment, then we’d love to hear from you.

    For more information, and a copy of the position description please visit our careers website : https : / / www.suncorp.co.nz / careers.html

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