Compliance Officer

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Finance
Location:
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Complinace Officer
Leading Food Manufacture
£40,000 – £45,000 + Quartley Bonus + Great Benefits
Based Near Welwyn Gadren City

**Food & Drink / FMCG Experience Ideally Needed**

Purpose of job

To ensure the company complies with regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures. Working with Management and employees to identify regulatory risks and designing internal controls to ensure compliance within the organisation.

Key output/deliverables

-Risk & Control Assessments
-Self- Audits
-Staying up to date with relevant Regulatory changes
-Ensure an effective Business Continuity Plan is in place
-Assist in leading audits (Group Internal Audits, Financial Audits, Regulatory Audits, etc.
-Assist in the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests
-Review Internal Policies and Procedures
-First Line Review of contracts and maintain in line with governance guidelines.
-Ensure an effective Health and Safety programme is in place
-Assist the CFO with Company Secretary Matters relating to License Management e.g: TV License, PPL PRS License and Trademark Management etc.

Principal responsibilities

-Carry out risk & control assessments to understand risk level, significance, and scope
-Conduct Self Audits throughout the business across all levels and departments and ensure that remediation items are closed on time.
-Keep up to date with, and understand, relevant laws and regulations & contribute to robust and effective compliance controls within the organisation
-Ensure business continuity plans are reviewed, updated and tested for office, distribution centre and factory locations.
-First Line Review of all business contracts (Commercial, Exit Clauses, Term Limits etc) before escalating to Group Legal for approval
-Investigate incidents and non-compliance issues
-Highlight or escalate areas of concern to Chief Financial Officer
-Act as the Data Privacy Officer and be up to date with current data protection law
-Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of embedded risk and compliance.
-Lead the Health & Safety Committee ensuring monthly meetings are held, discuss changing regulations, risks and accidents/near misses, and ensure any agreed action items are completed by relevant committee members.
-Review marketing materials, presentations, and websites to ensure compliance with regulatory requirement
-Assist CFO with annual insurance renewal
-Assist CFO with Maintaining Business Trademarks and all duties relating to renewal and updating
-Perform general administrative duties such as file creation and maintenance of ongoing administrative projects.

Education and experience

-Minimum three (3) years’ experience in risk management; preferably in an FMCG sector

-Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline

-Internal Audit Experience

Key Competencies

Critical Problem Solving
Ability to analyse and interpret information
Project Management Skills
Ability to operate at all levels in the organisation
Strong Communication Skills
Principle contacts

CFO –
Group Internal Audit committee
Senior Management Team
Business and HR Managers
Internal and External Solicitors
Consultants
Regulatory Authorities
Group Risk Department
Working conditions

Normal working hours: 09:00- 17:00
For further information please contact Scott Ballantine D R Newitt Recruitment

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