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Senior Regulator

 
Department/Division:
Regulatory
General Purpose:

Candidates will join the Commission’s cadre of professionals to primarily assist in the regulation and supervision of banking institutions but will also be generally assisting with overall financial services business, which includes investment business, insolvency, insurance, fiduciary, trust, company management, money services and financing and related licensees. Applicants should be independently motivated and able to work as part of diverse teams across various sectors of the organisation. 

 

Candidates must be able to adhere to the Commission’s service standards and strict requirements for confidentiality, demonstrate an ability to work independently and demonstrate and evidence successfully leading in a team environment. Experience in managerial report writing and the ability to prepare and present policy and strategical ideas is a must.

Professional recognised qualifications related to AML/CFT, compliance, regulation, trust and company management is an asset.

Candidates will be evaluated based on the criteria below and will be required to complete assessments as part of the interview process.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Conduct ongoing supervision and monitoring of licensed entities, primarily banking institutions, by implementing the Commission’s Risk Assessment Framework including carrying out ongoing risk assessments, monitoring and development of supervisory plans; 
  •  Provide opinion/comment on matters relating to the development of the regulatory environment – new legislation, amendments to legislation, regulations, codes and policy guidelines and practices; 
  • Supervise and review the activities/work of other regulators and administrative staff as assigned including performance assessments; 
  • Keep abreast of international standard and organisation such as IOSCO, Basel, GIFSCs, GIICS, IAIS, FSB, and CFATF and where relevant make recommendations as to how these standards are to be implemented in the BVI regulatory regime;
  • Review and assess complex applications;
  • Participate in and assist in the inspection process including drafting reports;
  •  Provided guidance and mentorship to junior team members in areas of regulation and supervision;
  • Use established frameworks such as risk framework and inspection process to assess, monitor and report (oral and written) on compliance performance of entities and the overall compliance of sectors;
  • Identify trends and emerging practices from desk-based supervisory model and report findings and recommendations;
  • Analyse complaints or contraventions against statutory requirements and prepare appropriate letters, memoranda, decision papers for submission to the statutory committees; 
  • Write/prepare/present papers for matters to be considered by the statutory committees and FSC Board;
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to the industry, government and other bodies;
  • Interact with jurisdictional and internal peers including respond to queries from overseas regulators, the industry and other personnel on all aspects of financial services;
  • Represent the Commission at local and overseas conferences for continuous education and to keep abreast of changes in the international regulatory environment: and
  • Any other duties assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or a related field with a minimum of seven (7) years experience in the banking industry; or
  • Associates degree in finance or a related field with 10 years of relevant experience in the banking industry.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Professional recognised qualification related to AML/CFT, compliance, regulations, banking would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of domestic financial services legislation, in particular, the anti-money laundering regime;
  • Sound knowledge of BASEL Core Principles and FATF Standards;
  • Strong leadership, creative and analytical abilities; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Ability to meet operational service standards;
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and strict confidentiality; 
  • Awareness of data management and data privacy principles;
  • Good time management, organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • Highly self-motivated with keen attention to detail and accuracy; and
  • Expert level skills in using Office applications or equivalent (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Please address cover letter and résumé to the attention of:

Director, Human Resources,
Financial Services Commission,
P. O. Box 418, Road Town,
Tortola, VG1110 VIRGIN ISLANDS

Apply directly at: https://bvifsc.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Closing Date:
18/06/2021