Career outlook for compliance officer
Average UK salary
Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
A compliance officer is responsible for making sure that a company is following any outside regulations and internal policies. These might come from industry bodies, international standards organisations, or even the government. A compliance officer takes monitors and appies these regulations and policies within their own company, conducting risk assessments and highlighting any issues.
Things you might do:
- Perform risk assessments
- Conduct investigations and highlight areas of concern
- Keep up to date with laws, regulations and internal policies
- Work with other departments to ensure compliance across the business
- Educate staff on the need for compliance
- Maintain and update the company’s internal policies and procedures
UK employment status
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- Building relationships
- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Problem solving
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
- Time management
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