Senior Legal & Compliance Officer
Bluestone
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Introduction : In this newly created role based in Auckland, the Senior Legal, Risk & Compliance Officer will be the key legal advisor for NZ and manage the regulatory and legal environment in New Zealand including legislation, standards, codes and internal policies.

  • Description : The Senior Legal & Compliance Officer will manage and improve the existing framework to undertake compliance monitoring, and assist the business to understand all relevant areas of risk and compliance;
  • considering legislation, regulations, standards, codes and internal policies.A key part of the role is assisting in contractual and legal document review, negotiation and advice.

    You will investigate, assess and recommend remedial action on routine or technical breaches and any incidents. In addition, you will review marketing material and new products / initiatives for legal and compliance impact and risksInternal key tasks include assisting in the writing of Board papers and reports and providing secretariat support to the Regulatory & Compliance Committee and assisting and collaborating with AU teams regarding meeting packs and minutes.

    You will be responsible for the AML / CFT program compliance for NZ (including policy training and reporting to DIA).You will be responsible for reporting and liaising with NZ corporate and financial services regulators such as Commerce Commission, NZ Companies Office, Department of Internal Affairs etc.

    and attend to other relevant regulatory reporting as necessaryAs part of continuous improvement, you will draft, review, update and implement policies, procedures and practices with the aim of embedding best practice compliance elements into the organisation.

    The successful candidate will assist in maintaining regulatory, policy and governance knowledge base to ensure appropriate advice and guidance is provided at all times to the business, along with developing and delivering compliance training to upskill our team.

  • Keeping up to date with legal and regulatory changes, you will scan the media, publications, attend events and obtain information from other sources in order to detect developments in the law, the regulatory environment and the industry that will or may affect the business;
  • and assist the business to implement any changesBy providing advice to the business units on the design and implementation of their 1st line defence program, and overseeing and / or conducting 2nd line defence compliance reviews of business units, you will work with colleagues to ensure compliance with policy and procedures.

    Skills and Experiences : Good communication and negotiation skills with an ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholdersStrong ability to prioritise tasks to achieve tight deadlinesGood analytical, assessment and problem solving skillsAbility to be discreet and professional when handling confidential and sensitive informationCapability to understand and handle new concepts quicklyStrong commitment to engaging in continual development and self-directed learningA flexible and adaptable approach to workSolid knowledge of consumer lending including CCCFA, internal and external dispute resolution as well as AML-CFT laws.

    Admitted to practice law in New Zealand4-6 years experience in compliance and / or a legal role preferably within a mortgage lending environmentIntroduction : In this newly created role based in Auckland, the Senior Legal, Risk & Compliance Officer will be the key legal advisor for NZ and manage the regulatory and legal environment in New Zealand including legislation, standards, codes and internal policies.

  • Description : The Senior Legal & Compliance Officer will manage and improve the existing framework to undertake compliance monitoring, and assist the business to understand all relevant areas of risk and compliance;
  • considering legislation, regulations, standards, codes and internal policies.A key part of the role is assisting in contractual and legal document review, negotiation and advice.

    You will investigate, assess and recommend remedial action on routine or technical breaches and any incidents. In addition, you will review marketing material and new products / initiatives for legal and compliance impact and risksInternal key tasks include assisting in the writing of Board papers and reports and providing secretariat support to the Regulatory & Compliance Committee and assisting and collaborating with AU teams regarding meeting packs and minutes.

    You will be responsible for the AML / CFT program compliance for NZ (including policy training and reporting to DIA).You will be responsible for reporting and liaising with NZ corporate and financial services regulators such as Commerce Commission, NZ Companies Office, Department of Internal Affairs etc.

    and attend to other relevant regulatory reporting as necessaryAs part of continuous improvement, you will draft, review, update and implement policies, procedures and practices with the aim of embedding best practice compliance elements into the organisation.

    The successful candidate will assist in maintaining regulatory, policy and governance knowledge base to ensure appropriate advice and guidance is provided at all times to the business, along with developing and delivering compliance training to upskill our team.

  • Keeping up to date with legal and regulatory changes, you will scan the media, publications, attend events and obtain information from other sources in order to detect developments in the law, the regulatory environment and the industry that will or may affect the business;
  • and assist the business to implement any changesBy providing advice to the business units on the design and implementation of their 1st line defence program, and overseeing and / or conducting 2nd line defence compliance reviews of business units, you will work with colleagues to ensure compliance with policy and procedures.

    Skills and Experiences : Good communication and negotiation skills with an ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholdersStrong ability to prioritise tasks to achieve tight deadlinesGood analytical, assessment and problem solving skillsAbility to be discreet and professional when handling confidential and sensitive informationCapability to understand and handle new concepts quicklyStrong commitment to engaging in continual development and self-directed learningA flexible and adaptable approach to workSolid knowledge of consumer lending including CCCFA, internal and external dispute resolution as well as AML-CFT laws.

    Admitted to practice law in New Zealand4-6 years experience in compliance and / or a legal role preferably within a mortgage lending environment

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