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Closing Date

2021-05-06 23:00:00


Investments Compliance Analyst / Consultant


    About Us


    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.


    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.


    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.





    Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane



    Your role in the team


    As Compliance professionals within Allstate, the successful candidates will be part of a team based in Belfast working closely with the Allstate Investments, Compliance and Legal functions in the USA. These areas support the Allstate Corporation in a wide range of activities from regulatory reporting, risk management and monitoring.


    The Compliance Department of Allstate Investments provides regulatory and operational compliance services to both an unregistered and a Securities and Exchange Commission registered investment adviser.  The Compliance Department creates, implements, administers and enforces policies, procedures and activities required for the advisers to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements. 


    Our Compliance team will assist the Compliance Department and associated business areas by ensuring that policies, procedures and practices are consistent with regulatory and control requirements.  In addition, they will assist the business areas by researching and responding to routine inquiries related to policies and procedures.



    • Perform and complete the day-to-day responsibilities related to pre-clearance approvals and limits monitoring for the AIMCO and Allstate Investments LLC portfolios.
    • Perform and complete periodic risk assessments, reviews and tests to ensure successful implementation of policies and procedures through surveillance, monitoring, and examinations, and report the results to a Compliance Manager with minimal open items for their attention.
    • Perform and complete any investigation in collaboration with others to resolve potential compliance issues.
    • Assist team leadership by participating in compliance related projects to improve the compliance program and its overall efficiency.
    • Collect and organize information for the preparation of management and governance reports, including potential compliance issues, investment limits, and operational concerns.
    • Respond to inquiries and questions pertaining to compliance policies and procedures.
    • Perform monthly, quarterly and year end regulatory reporting activities.
    • Assist with onboarding new Investments staff in relation to compliance required training.
    • Act as point of contact for compliance issues for UK operations.
    • Complete testing to assess compliance with the requirements of policies, procedures and internal controls.
    • Provide consulting on courses of action to ensure optimal outcomes.
    • Work closely with management teams and key stakeholders in the organization.




    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience;
    • High level of Proficiency in Microsoft office, e.g. Excel
    • At least two years’ experience in a Compliance related role. (Consultant level)
    • High level of Proficiency in Microsoft office, e.g. Excel
    • Ability to identify and document potential compliance-related issues. (Consultant level)
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, meet deadlines, and deliver high quality work in a fast-paced environment (Consultant level)
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA.
    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
    • We are unable to accept applications from candidates who were unsuccessful for this role in the last three months




    We also have some desirable criteria


    • A compliance/risk management certification such as CISI (Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments) or similar.
    • Ability to analyze, manipulate, and interpret large amounts of data.
    • Team player with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Good written and oral communication skills



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.


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    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.




    The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 7th May 2021


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