Assurance and Compliance Manager / Compliance Monitoring Manager

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circa £45,000
07 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
Job Title
Financial Risk
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

Assurance and Compliance Manager / Compliance Monitoring Manager​

Bedford - Hybrid working

Full Time


Circa £45,000


Our client is a forward-thinking housing association, on a mission to build thriving communities where people can live happily in a home they can afford.


They work right across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, and own or manage over 19,000 homes. As one of the top 25 housing association developers in the country, they remain committed to delivering high-quality affordable housing to those who need it the most.


They are currently looking for an Assurance Compliance Manager to join their team. The main purpose of this role is to ensure the maintenance and ongoing refinement of a risk-based compliance assurance programme, maintaining a compliance framework and advising the business of its regulatory responsibilities.


What you will be doing: 


  • Maintaining a system to provide assurance on group compliance with all statutory, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Proactively keeping up to date with legislative, regulatory and other changes, ensuring that bpha practice develops accordingly and documentation is updated as required
  • Overseeing the register of regulatory and corporate returns
  • Maintaining a comprehensive risk-based compliance and assurance programme
  • Undertaking compliance monitoring exercises
  • Providing regular reporting on assurance activities undertaken

  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting on agreed actions stemming from assurance work

  • Playing a key role in supporting the Audit and Risk Committee in developing it’s internal audit plan



They’d love to meet someone with:  


  • The ability to work effectively with and influence a range of stakeholders
  • The ability to advise on business improvements from assurance and compliance activity
  • Demonstrable knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory requirements
  • Experience of managing internal control frameworks and delivering improvement outcomes
  • The ability to plan high workloads, set priorities and work well under pressure
  • The ability to champion and promote new ideas in relation to assurance and compliance within the business


Amongst what they offer you is: 


  • A competitive salary of £45,000 - £50,000
  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays
  • A generous contributory pension scheme
  • Private health care
  • Free life assurance
  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym
  • Opportunities for learning and development
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Retail discount scheme 


Please note the successful candidate will need to complete a basic DBS application.


Closing date: 4th February 


They reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that they have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis they would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.