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DATE ADDED: Tue 31/03/2020

Commodities Compliance Officer - Energy And Metals

London, UK
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COMPANY: HOLMES SEARCH

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £70,000 - £90,000

The Compliance Department deals with a wide range of products, markets, jurisdictions and regulatory issues on a day to day basis.

Key Responsibilities


• Provide advice, guidance and support to the Commodities business in complying with prevailing regulations and managing regulatory risk, global compliance standards and internal compliance policies and procedures.


• To monitor changing regulatory standard and business initiatives to ensure the effectiveness of the control framework.


• Provide advice on the implementation of new control frameworks and the enhancement of existing controls.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience


• Degree qualified/ professional qualification.


• Prior of working in a compliance advisory capacity within a commodities sales and trading environment.


• Experience of emerging markets compliance.


• Experience of interaction with regulators, exchanges and industry bodies.

Knowledge, technical skills and expertise


• Solid understanding of Commodities products and markets, and the associated regulatory frameworks.


• Good knowledge of the LME, CME, ICEFE and other commodity exchange rules and practices, across different product classes.


• Understanding of relevant FCA rules, including the Market Abuse regime and recent UK and EU regulatory developments (e.g. MiFID II, EBR, MAR etc.).


• Ability to analyse and interpret regulations and knowledge of upcoming regulatory developments impacting the commodities sector.


• Ability to identify and manage the regulatory risks associated with specific transactions and the business as a whole.


• An understanding of IT systems (e.g. electronic trading systems, BO systems) and processes employed in a front to back-office environment.

Personal attributes


• Strong communicator at all levels (internal and external)


• Sustained commitment to engagement and ownership


• Ability to deliver work under pressure


• High level of integrity


• Ability to work independently


• Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity


• Flexible, adaptable, pro-active.

The role would suit someone who has:


• Strong stakeholder management skills


• Decision-making skills


• Presentation, communication and consultation skills


• Investigatory skills and analytical ability


• Change management skills


• Drafting and report writing skills

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