Compliance Specialis
  • La Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Kempston Recruitment EL
Job Description

About the position


Client in the Property finance industry looking to employ a Compliance Specialist.



  • Relevant 3 year qualification consisting of Compliance / Legal. Preferably a LLB degree;
  • Relevant Compliance Management Certificate and/or certification as a Compliance Practitioner /CPrac (SA) would be an advantage.


  • 2 to 3 year's experience in a legal/banking;
  • Strong knowledge of applicable legislations, regulatory compliance guidelines and standards within a financial services sector.


Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Compliance Risk Management:

  • Assist and support the development of Group Compliance Function and updates of compliance risk management plans

Compliance Monitoring:

  • Development, implementation and maintaining of compliance monitoring plans in relation to key legislation tailored to business processes / units, including FAIS, LTIA, STIA, TCF, COFI, CPA, NCA; FICA, POPIA (including data privacy laws concerning cybersecurity), Exchange Control Regulations or any other applicable legislation on a Group Level, reporting findings to the Senior Compliance Manager.

Compliance Advice:

  • Advice in relation to regulatory compliance issues, processes, complaints and querie

Regulatory Relationships:

  • Assist in maintaining relationships with regulatory bodies and assist with handling of complaints from regulators, supervisory bodies, ombuds, input into complaints received from or on behalf of consumers.


  • Ensure that there are proper non-compliance reporting channels for staff and external parties.

Cultivating a compliance training culture:

  • Advise the relevant business unit management on latest trends within the compliance environment


  • Strong data analysis and report writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Creative, adaptable, innovative and delivery focused
  • Self-motivated and self-managed
  • Strong commercial mindset and confident
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Project management skills
  • Tolerance for stress and deadline driven environment
  • Resilience
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders

Desired Skills:

  • Compliance
  • Report Writing
  • communication skills.
  • Interpersonal Skills

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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