Registered Compliance Officer – Trust

Permanent contract|Jersey|Compliance

Registered Compliance Officer – Trust

Kleinwort Hambros
Jersey, Channel Islands Permanent contract Compliance


Description of the Business Line or Department

The key objective of the Compliance team within SG Kleinwort Hambros (“SGKH”) is to ensure that the Registered Person

complies fully with all its legal and regulatory obligations relating to Financial Services, AML/CFT and Data protection. Primary focus will be on regulatory compliance assessing the conformity of Laws, Regulations together with internal code of conduct, policies and internal procedures with legal obligations and best practices applicable to SG Kleinwort Hambros Trust Company (CI) Limited.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Compliance Officer Role
  • Being approved by the JFSC as the key person to undertake the role of Registered Compliance Officer for the Jersey
  • Trust Company and the Jersey regulated Affiliated entities (participating members); based in Jersey.
  • Acting as the appointed Compliance Officer for the Jersey Trust Company.
  • To undertake all Registered Compliance Officer duties for the Jersey Trust Company.
  • Provide a pro-active and innovative approach to risk management in an evolving regulatory environment.
  • To assist the CI Head of Compliance in the alignment and integration of policies, procedures for SG Kleinwort
  • Hambros Compliance under the revised target Operating Model.
  • Implementing and maintaining internal controls, policies and procedures pertaining to the Compliance function.
  • To be the central point of contact for the Jersey Trust Company in the Channel Islands in respect of compliance


  • To provide backfill assistance in monitoring the effectiveness of compliance controls and regularly reporting to

senior management.

  • To undertake all Registered Compliance Officer duties for the Jersey Trust Company.
  • Work with colleagues across Group offices to develop and maintain a ‘good compliance culture’ throughout the


  • To work with other functions to ensure that SG Kleinwort Hambros Trust Company (CI) Limited is regulatory compliant.
  • To participate in various projects including, providing strategic guidance, research, devising policies and procedures.
  • General Management
  • To assist the CI Head of Compliance and other CAFC colleagues to provide advice and guidance to management and staff of Jersey Trust Company so that the business remains compliant with all relevant regulations, legislation and best practice.
  • To assist with, and provide advice and training to all staff, senior management and board directors on Regulatory

matters as required.

  • To provide day to day counsel and advice on both SG Kleinwort Hambros policies and procedures and the regulatory matters for the C.I.
  • To monitor the Jersey Trust Company compliance with its policies, procedures and controls and periodically report thereon to the Board.
  • To support the CAFC team in the CI on a day-to-day basis.

Summary of responsibilities

  • To act as the Registered Compliance Officer within the firm and make appropriate notifications to the relevant


  • Provide support and guidance to all SGKHTCCIL staff in all matters of compliance regulation.
  • Escalate any identified potential weaknesses in the controls within SGKHCI.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with the business heads, Trust relationship managers, Fiduciary Support
  • Services and Fiduciary Risk, Monitoring and Control Manager and staff to promote best practice and ensure a good understanding of compliance requirements.
  • Identify training needs, develop appropriate tools, draft training decks and the deliver face-to-face training.
  • To provide all necessary guidance and support to ensure the Trust business in the Channel Islands complies with local Compliance regulations.
  • To assist in the production of periodic reports, on a formalised basis, or as soon as made aware if considered necessary, covering all aspects of wider Compliance/Regulatory issues.
  • Producing reports for the Head of CI CAFC, the Board and CI management when required.
  • Attend the SGKHTCCIL Board meetings when required.
  • Overseeing the completion of operational risk control assessments for compliance matters.
  • Assessing forthcoming regulatory legislation and its impact on SGKHCI’s business.
  • Assist with the designing and implementing a comprehensive monitoring programmes to check that business continues to be conducted in compliance with all relevant obligations.
  • Production of regular and ad hoc reporting to the Private Banking business line in Paris (“PRIV”).
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the principles outlined in the SGPBH Code of Conduct, as well as the policies and procedures relevant to your responsibilities, to ensure that you adhere to a culture that treats clients fairly and focuses on the long term sustainability of Trust client relationships.
  • Attendance at various Trust Committees as the CI Compliance representative.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring programmes to check that business continues to be conducted in compliance with all relevant regulatory and financial crime obligations.
  • Contribute towards policies and procedures relevant to my responsibilities, to adhere to a culture that treats clients fairly and focuses on the long-term sustainability of client relationships.
  • Overseeing the monitoring and testing of Regulatory, AML and CFT policies, procedures, controls and systems in place to assess their appropriateness and effectiveness.
  • Investigating any matters of concern or non-compliance arising from the firm’s compliance review policy.
  • Establishing appropriate controls to mitigate any risks arising from the firm’s compliance review policy and to remediate issues where necessary and appropriate in a timely manner.
  • Reporting periodically to the board on compliance matters, including the results of the testing undertaken and any issues that need to be brought to the board’s attention.
  • Acting as a point of contact with the JFSC and to respond promptly to any requests for information made.

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Candidate's location preference: Jersey


  • Individual contributor competencies as defined in the SG Leadership Model
  • 10 years relevant compliance experience
  • Experience in Private Banking/Wealth Management/Trust & Fiduciary Services
  • Team Spirit & Collaboration, Innovation with Focus
  • Knowledge of legal regulatory and industry requirements, knowledge of and use of regulators’ submission portals
  • Knowledge of business processes, standards and industry requirements
  • Communication – written and verbal to all levels of the organisation, including senior management and the board and to external third parties including regulators and law enforcement Influencing –persuade and influence management and staff across SGKH within the CI and UK
  • Project Management – participate and where necessary lead/manage
  • Strategic & Commercial Awareness – develop and apply commercial awareness and business acumen in all day to day and longer-term tasks
  • Analytical thinking, Change Management, Decision Making, Problem Solving
  • Planning and Organising, Relationship building, Reliability, Sensitivity, Interpersonal Skills, Adaptability

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000QPZ
Entity: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: 2022/12/26
Publication date: 2022/09/22