Risk Independence & Legal (RIL) - Compliance Officer – Senior Consultant

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About the Division

It takes a high-powered network of internal support professionals to keep Deloitte going strong.

The internal services function provides a wide variety of support services to our organisation and people.

Rewarding career opportunities are available in:

  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Financial support services, and much more.

As with all the functions in Deloitte, a core set of competencies is associated with each internal service area. An overall understanding of value-added client service, the experience to work in multifunctional and cross-border teams, strong business acumen, and the instinct to think and act globally are essential for advancement within Internal Client Services.

We are committed to establishing and empowering the firm by establishing an environment of continuous learning and enriching career opportunities.

About the Job

Under minimum supervision, to implement a Compliance and Monitoring Programme for the firm

  1. Strategic Impact
  • Supports leadership in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives:

→ Provides support to management in the implementation of change initiatives

→ Works with team to complete work by set deadlines advising manager of any issues prior to deadlines

  • Develops relationships with peer group at client to understand their business
  • Raises effective solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client
  1. External / Internal Client Impact
  • Independently delivers quality work within area of expertise, within deadlines
  • Provides client/s with sound professional advice and support on issues arising within area of expertise without reference to superior
  • Applies solutions to technical issues that arise within area of expertise, with minimal input from management
  • Proactively researches latest thought leadership within area of expertise and share with team as input to improved delivery to clients
  • Communicates regularly with both line manager and client to meet deliverable expectations in specific area of expertise
  1. Operational Effectiveness
  • Proactively identifies technical problems that arise that may affect delivery and propose resolutions to address these
  • Independently delivers on designated tasks within area of expertise
  • Provides line manager with detailed reporting on status of deliverables on a regular basis
  • Manages risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies and processes
  • Reviews own work prior to submission to ensure quality and provide guidance to junior team members on quality standards
  1. Development / Growth of Team (as applicable to role)
  • Shares expertise and knowledge with team members
  • Actively works to address development areas identified
  • Coaches / mentors junior team members of the team
  • May act as counsellor to junior staff within the Service Line
  1. Budgets / Profitability (as applicable to role)
  • Effective use of time, equipment and resources

Differentiators for this specific role

Assist Compliance Officer to:

  • Develop, initiate, maintain and revise procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities
  • Reviews and updates the Compliance Program to ensure currency and relevance
  • Collaborates with other business areas to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution
  • Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the firm are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved
  • Monitors and coordinates compliance activities
  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk

Technical competencies

  • Technical expert in specific functional area
  • Demonstrated capability in interaction at all levels, briefing, analysis and project management skills
  • Experience in drafting and delivering presentations
  • Good report writing skills
  • Sound financial knowledge and understanding
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
  • Strong client delivery focus
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
  • Focus on quality and risk
  • Problem solving ability
  • Good business acumen

Requisition code: ZA133866VD


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