Senior Compliance Analyst

Location Edinburgh
Discipline: Financial Services
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Samantha Milligan

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Job ref: 134801
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 15 Mar 2025 23:59

Senior Compliance Analyst – Edinburgh


Change Recruitment Group is working with a growing Financial Services organisation based in Edinburgh on the search for a Senior Compliance Analyst to join their team. The Senior Compliance Analyst will support the Compliance Manager in providing compliance oversight to the business. The Compliance team is responsible for many critical compliance and risk management tasks.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in ensuring an effective risk and compliance-aware culture within the organisation
  • Support financial crime monitoring and anti-money laundering activities
  • Scope and delivery of the Compliance Monitoring Plan, including production of accurate monitoring reports and maintaining appropriate records of all monitoring activity
  • Maintaining the Compliance Manual and Framework
  • Assisting in regulatory horizon scanning, impact assessment, interpretation and implementation of financial services legislation and regulation
  • Drafting and updating policies, reports and similar documents
  • Preparing periodic FCA regulatory reporting
  • Performance and review of due diligence on suppliers, clients and customers
  • Involvement with Change projects to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Assist in the preparation of documents for the Governance Committees, Audit and Risk Committee
  • Assist the Compliance Manager with the monitoring of internal compliance
  • Providing strong and effective business analysis to meet requirements


Key skills and experience:

  • Compliance experience within Financial Services, ideally under FCA regulation
  • Operational resilience, Cyber or Regulatory compliance experience
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the Financial Industry
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Awareness of money laundering issues and regulations
  • Willingness to get “hands-on” where necessary in order to achieve objectives
  • Enthusiasm for risk and compliance, strong analytical ability with a desire to get to a practical and pragmatic solution to compliance issues
  • Highly organised, able to work on multiple projects


This role offers great in-depth development opportunities and involvement across the business. You will be part of an experienced and supportive team.


For more information on this great opportunity please get in touch with Samantha Milligan at