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Position Title: Compliance Officer – Benchmarks
Requisition No: JREQ092647
Location: 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EP United Kingdom
The Compliance Officer – Benchmarks role is a position which is expected to develop expediently and garner sufficient experience to become responsible for providing strategic oversight, pragmatic management, first class regulatory guidance and advice to ensure the firms operations and regulated and unregulated activities are conducted in compliance with the regulatory expectations, requirements and obligations of our respective regulators. This role will predominantly focus on the F&R Benchmark and Indices business. This role will also be responsible for working collegiately and pragmatically with senior management within the business to ensure that activities, processes and behavior are conducted in accordance with our regulators and the Thomson Reuters’ principles and expectations. The role will be responsible for all matters involving relevant benchmark issues. This role will work closely with other member of the F&R Legal and Compliance team in the EMEA as well as the wider global F&R Legal and Compliance team. The successful candidate will be a true “business partner” who can advise on the relevant and salient regulatory developments to the businesses in scope. The ability to impact and influence across a matrix and the necessary gravitas will be required to carry out the role effectively.
While working closely with the Global F&R Legal and Compliance team and other members of the TR Governance framework, the Compliance Officer – Benchmarks must also be connected to, and be responsible for managing, together with other colleagues, the day to day relationship with relevant regulators most notably for this role the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and other regulators associated with our global benchmarks business. They will be expected to be hands on compliance advisor, whilst also dealing with senior stakeholders.
This role will report to the Compliance Director – Benchmarks. This role will not have any direct reports, but the candidate will be expected to mentor and collegiately share experiences and expertise with the rest of the team.
It will require a high caliber proactive person to maximize its effectiveness. The successful candidate will need to be an effective communicator, possess strong influencing skills and be responsible for enhancing the compliance framework and program by introducing approaches to make the role as efficient and effective as possible.
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