Regulatory Compliance Advisor - Conduct of Business, Group Compliance, Dublin

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Regulatory Compliance Advisor  - Conduct of Business, Group Compliance, Dublin


Compliance & Assurance is an independent, second line of defence function within the wider Risk function. 

We are looking for a dynamic Regulatory Compliance Advisor to join the Regulatory Compliance team, with particular experience in assessing and advising on Conduct of business regulation.

The role is required to provide support, review and challenge to business units and internal stakeholders on conduct regulation matters, including providing advice, critically assessing regulatory solutions and contributing towards project delivery. The role is key to our second line Compliance function with responsibility for Compliance engagement with Retail Banking and other key business stakeholders.


This is an exciting and challenging position with the opportunity to work within a second line advisory focused team, whilst working closely with senior and specialist colleagues across the organisation.


We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Constructively engage in key business relationships across Retail and Change Programmes to ensure that business areas are aware of the impact of new and existing regulations and key developments in their regulatory environment. Knowledge of a wide range of Regulations including Consumer Protection Codes, and regulations/codes relevant to Mortgages, Credit, and Payments is required
  • Provide relevant, consistent and timely risk appropriate advice and support to the business.
  • Review and challenge of new products, propositions and product reviews.
  • Coordination and compilation of key Regulatory Compliance and Conduct MI for fora reporting.
  • Represent the Compliance function at key Risk governance fora. 
  • Support the monthly Regulatory Compliance and Conduct Risk Appetite Statement (RAS) process and manage key stakeholder interactions and engagements.
  • Review and challenge of Third Party Risk Assessment Templates (RATs) from a Regulatory Compliance and Conduct of Business in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Proactively challenge internal Regulatory Compliance and Conduct Risk processes and practices to identify continuous improvements.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of AIB processes and organisational structure
  • Identify conduct of business regulation risks and communicate these clearly and concisely to impacted business areas.
  • Instil ownership of regulatory compliance risk within the 1st line Business Areas through targeted training and awareness initiatives.
  • Support the delivery of business projects and represent Compliance Advisory as a conduct of business regulation subject matter expert. Attend key milestones of business and regulatory projects and provide Regulatory Compliance and Conduct advice.
  • Proactively engage with business units to resolve complex, conduct of business regulatory matters.
  • Manage a variety of issues, respond to fast-paced deadlines and take responsibility for the ownership and completion of tasks to a high standard.
  • Support and embed a strong risk culture at all times throughout the organisation



Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you can/have:


  1. Have a minimum of four years compliance or regulatory experience within a Financial Services environment (Payments, Banking, Insurance, Credit), as part of a Financial Services/Banking Institution preferably in a second line advisory role in Compliance and/or Risk, or in an advisory capacity. Relevant Professional qualification would be advantageous.
  2. Have a proven understanding and experience in key banking regulation, directives, standards and guidelines existing and new, such as the Consumer Protection Code, Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears, SME Regulations, PSD II,  Central Credit Register, Mortgage Credit Regulation, Consumer Credit Act, Consumer Credit Regulation and the ability to provide accurate advice, review and challenge in relation to these. 
  3. Have a proven understanding and experience of key banking products and associated regulatory compliance processes. Knowledge of key Regulatory reporting MI, RAS, internal polices and frameworks would be advantageous, along with excellent attention to detail.
  4. Highly motivated, with a proven ability to work on own initiative within a challenging and dynamic work environment, with excellent communication skills (both spoken and written), interpersonal skills and people skills.
  5. Have a proven experience in managing relationships with business stakeholders and/or regulators.

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