Risk and Compliance Coordinator

Northampton, United Kingdom
Compliance – Compliance
Technology. Award-winning customer service. Bleeding-edge data ability.

Simply Business is a new type of insurance company, using all of the above to create the best possible insurance experience for small businesses and self-employed people.

We love working here, and have even taken the number one spot in the Sunday Times Best Company To Work For 2015 and 16 lists; we’ve stopped entering now to focus on a few bigger projects, but you get the idea.

It’s a great place to work.

There are currently over 500,000 active Simply Business insurance policies in the UK alone. And we have offices in London, Northampton and Boston, USA.

Talking of offices, ours are bright, airy and geared up for really smart working. We’re flexible, with plenty of remote workers coming in and out, and we believe work and life should be hand in hand, rather than a juggling act. So no need to worry about school pick-ups, or a horrible commute.

Our people are our most important asset, so we focus on building a working  life that helps us thrive, not stick. Join us and you’ll be part of our journey  to creating something even better, for our customers and ourselves.

We need a Risk and Compliance Coordinator to join us in London.
You’ll ensure that the correct balance is struck between the commercial interests of the business, the management of risks faced by the business, the statutory objectives of the regulator, and the interests of our customers.

As a Risk and Compliance Coordinator you will:
- Support the Risk and Compliance Team by assisting with our day-to-day departmental activities
- Work across both our London and Northampton offices

Responsibilities include:
Risk – supporting the team with:
- Maintaining the risk management tool and risk register, and associated risk forms such as the risk assessments
- Scheduling and documenting ongoing risk reviews
- Risk action tracking and reporting
- Creating reports including tables, charts and presentations
- Invoicing and budgeting for risk software and other risk expenditure

Compliance – supporting the team with:
- Compliance action tracking and reporting
- Preparing and submitting information requested by third parties
- Documenting discussions held in key business meetings
- Preparing monthly management information on key risk and compliance matters for both internal and external stakeholders
- Maintaining the compliance training platform
- Prioritising tasks and documenting progress in completion of key initiatives
- Creating reports including tables, charts and presentations
- Invoicing and budgeting for compliance software and other compliance expenditure

What we're looking for:

    • Ideally some compliance, quality or complaints experience, preferably gained in the insurance sector
    • Good communication skills
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Experience in an administrative role
    • Team player
    • Ideally achieved or working towards a foundation level professional qualification such as the ICA certificate in Compliance or the CII Certification
    • Experience working in a team environment providing a supportive role
    • Good computer skills – advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel (for creation of presentations, charts and tables) is ideal
What are the benefits?

There’s all the serious (but important) stuff we call ‘core benefits’. On top of that, you can pick and choose from the more exciting options we offer – whether it’s a full gym membership or gym subsidy, comprehensive private health cover, extra holiday, or a National Trust pass. 

The ‘core’ stuff
Some of these will kick in once you’re confirmed in post, but here’s the summary:
• a salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy and the market we’re in from your first day, generous annual leave
• life assurance (financial cover for your family, should the worst happen)
• a cash plan to reimburse your everyday medical expenses
• an extra day off if you get married or move house
• an automatic enrollment pension (employer-matched at 5%) 

The fun stuff
Passed probation? Time to pick and mix from things like:
• a full gym membership
• private medical insurance
• extra days annual leave
• shopping vouchers
• dental insurance
• travel insurance

But there’s so much more to Simply Business than insurance and memberships. We also commit to flexible working options, smart working (our offices are kitted out for you to work when and how you choose), cycle to work, eye test vouchers, and season ticket loan schemes, and we have a handy online form to put in any training or conference requests.

Best of all, though, are the groups, clubs, and adventures that come with the Simply Business territory. Forget a simple Give As You Earn scheme (although we’ve got that too) – we trek the Sahara for charity, take you on weekends away, throw epic summer parties, and meet up for book groups, public speaking coaching, yoga, manicures, beer brewing, and lots, lots more.

Our values

Everything we do comes down to these five values – empowerment, authenticity, simplicity, learning and pioneering.

In practice, these will mean something unique to every  person at Simply Business, but if you’re considering working here, give them some thought. They’re at the heart of our story.

We believe in our people and the positive impact they can have so we enable everyone to stretchthemselves

We celebrate diversity, avoid jargon and genuinely care about helping small businesses thrive

We attempt to simplify complex solutions to save our customerstime andeffort

We’re never done learning about new possibilities and act to explore them

We’re obsessed with finding new ways to create even better  experiences