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Junior Compliance Analyst

£24,000
London, Bank

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Ben Taylor

As Give A Grad A Go's Sales Manager, it's my responsibility to lead our team of expert Graduate Recruitment Consultants. I make sure that our sales team is reaching its full potential, offering both graduates and clients the best possible service.

My area of expertise

I work primarily with corporate clients in the Banking & Finance sector. My graduate jobs tend to include FX Broking, Trading and Wealth Management roles.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Having been on the graduate job hunt for a while, I originally came into the Give A Grad A Go office to discuss potential career opportunities. I was really taken aback by the fantastic working atmosphere and cameraderie at Give A Grad A Go, and when Cary called a few hours later to invite me in for a trial, it felt right. 7 years later, here I am!

The worst job I've had

Before I worked at Give A Grad A Go, I did have a few interesting graduate jobs – probably the most challenging was working in the energy industry. It was interesting to learn about energy, but setting margins for huge corporate energy tenders was definitely a bit out of my comfort zone!

If you’re looking for compliance analyst graduate jobs in London, and you’re interested in working for one of the largest firms in the financial services sector, look no further – this equities trading company are seeking a Junior Compliance Analyst to join their growing team.

Company profile

In this Junior Compliance Analyst graduate job, you will be joining an independent Pan-European cash equities trading venue, who have made a big name for themselves in the world of financial services. Based in the heart of London, they have increased competition in the European exchange market by introducing innovative ideas to exchange technology, and lowering trading costs for market participants. This company currently specialises in equities, and having recently gone public on the AIM are expecting an incredibly exciting 2019!

Job description

In this Junior Compliance Analyst graduate job, you will be gaining valuable experience within the compliance and surveillance departments, with plenty of exposure to client relationship management, too. Being a fairly young business there will be an array of different aspects to this role – including onboarding new members from a compliance perspective, working closely with the Head of Regulation to identify regulatory issues, and thinking up potential solutions. This multi-faceted role would be perfect for an analytical graduate eager to gain experience within a burgeoning financial services company.

Please note: This role will have early starts on a rotation basis. You will often need to be in the office for 7.00am but you will be able to leave by 3.00pm that day.

Key responsibilities

In this Junior Compliance Analyst graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Market surveillance
  • Onboarding new members from a compliance perspective - including undertaking KYC checks, and escalating any issues identified
  • Client support and relationship management
  • Assisting with any regulatory investigations or reviewing contentious issues
  • Working alongside the Head of Regulation to identify regulatory issues impacting transaction authorisation, structure, execution and marketing with the provision of potential solutions and / or alternatives if required
  • Various ad hoc duties

So, what are we looking for?

  • At least a second class degree from a top university, ideally with an analytical degree
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Attention to detail and highly numerate
  • An excellent team player, with an ability to work on your own initiative
  • An interest in financial markets and the requirements to operate effectively in a regulatory environment

What else is on offer?

  • Great starting basic salary of 24,000, plus benefits
  • Ideally located offices in the heart of London’s city centre
  • A fantastic opportunity to work within a young business experiencing rapid growth

Looking for finance graduate jobs in London and interested in working for a leading equity trading firm in the heart of the city? If you’re an analytical graduate looking to break into finance, apply of this Junior Compliance Analyst job in London today.

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