Application close date: 30th May 2018
Compliance Director - Republic of Ireland
Requisition No: JREQ101817
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Financial and Risk
Financial & Risk (“F&R”), currently a business unit of Thomson Reuters, provides solutions to the global financial community, delivering critical news, information and analytics, enabling transactions and connecting communities of trading, investing, financial and corporate professionals.
We help our customers generate superior returns, improve risk and compliance management, increase access to liquidity and create efficient, reliable infrastructures in increasingly global, electronic and multi-asset class markets, through our market-leading Thomson Reuters Eikon, Thomson Reuters Elektron and Thomson Reuters Enterprise Risk Manager.
On 30 January 2018, Thomson Reuters announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with private equity funds managed by Blackstone related to its
F&R business. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters has agreed to sell a 55% majority stake in F&R and will retain a 45% interest in the business. The transaction values the F&R business at approximately $20 billion. Thomson Reuters will maintain full ownership of its Legal, Tax & Accounting and Reuters News businesses. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of this year and is subject to specified regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
Further information on this can be found at https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/press-releases/2018/january/thomson-reuters-and-blackstone-announce-strategic-partnership-for-thomson-reuters-financial-and-risk-business.html
The successful candidate will provide first class regulatory guidance and advice to ensure that F&R’s regulated activities are conducted in compliance with regulatory expectations. The role predominantly interacts with the Transactions Business and will be located in the Republic of Ireland with primary responsibility for managing the relationship with the Central Bank of Ireland and for ensuring that the Irish legal entity meets its regulatory obligations.
The Compliance Director – Republic of Ireland will be the PCF-15 Head of Compliance with responsibility for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Legislation to be approved by the Central Bank of Ireland.
The role will be located in Dublin.
Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Functional: (role-related responsibilities)
This list is non-exhaustive and other duties may be added from time to time:
Attending relevant meetings at all levels, for example, attending the Irish legal entity Board meetings or liaison with the Central Bank of Ireland supervision team on visits.
Essential Skills and Experience gained from either experience working in either a regulator or authorised firm
Desired Skills and Experience
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