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School/ College leaver

Salary Up to £18000.00 per annum
Location Staffordshire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00073964
Published about 2 months ago

Job Description

Apprentice Compliance & Risk Officer

£18,000 plus package (see below)

Permanent upon completion of apprenticeship


An opportunity has risen to join a very well established organisation who specialise in Finance in the Staffordshire area. You will be working and learning with their experienced Compliance & Risk team who manage the company's exposure to operational and regulatory risk. The role involves a variety of duties, including working with people at all levels of the business.

Initially you will be employed via a training contract (18-24 months duration), upon completion be offered a permanent contract, and pay review. You will have 4 days on the job learning/working, 1 day training/study (online/blended learning) - can be onsite. Due to the location of the role, transport is required.

Apprenticeship includes L3 apprenticeship in Compliance & Risk and an accredited International Compliance Association certificate at L3.

Role & responsibilities include:

  • Co-ordinating arrangements for audit and risk committee meetings.
  • Assisting in establishing internal risk control testing programmes.
  • Supporting and auditing the management team to ensure completion of monthly controls testing.
  • Providing Management Information to senior management and the board risk committee.
  • Conducting desk-based audit reviews, ensuring appropriate audit trails are in place.
  • Co-ordinating Risk Register reports.

Ideal candidate:

  • Min 5 GCSEs including Maths and English - A-C/5.
  • 2 A levels preferred (A-C).
  • Confident and able to work with a range of people
  • Customer-focused
  • Great communicator - written and verbally
  • Organised and ability to meet deadlines
  • Good IT skills

N.B in order to qualify for training support via apprenticeship levy, you must not have an existing L3 or higher qual in compliance and risk (or the same qual).

The package:

  • A permanent contract upon successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Competitive salary whilst training, with a salary review on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays each year
  • Working - Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 4.45 pm, with 45 minutes lunch
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Private health-care scheme
  • Subsidised gym facilities on-site
  • Dental Scheme
  • Employee loan scheme (subject to criteria)
  • Performance-related Bonus Scheme

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