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VP, Compliance & Risk – Insurance – New York

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This is a unique opportunity for someone who is looking to transform their career. Based in New York, you will be responsible for all regulatory compliance matters and be the NY lead compliance officer. The is a senior strategic role working directly with the US CEO and Global Head of Risk & Compliance. You will be working closely with your international counterparts across the US and London.
The Compliance & Risk Team is responsible for identifying and managing Group wide risks and ensuring the Group follows all regulatory and local law requirements. The VP Compliance & Risk reports into the Global Head of Compliance & Risk.

  • Work closely with the Global Head of Compliance & Risk and act as the primary contact with the global broking teams and the corporate functions, acting as a business advisor and enabler. This is primarily a second line of defence role, with some audit elements.
  • Be responsible for ensuring the North American offices are compliant with local rules and regulations.
  • Assist with and provide advice and guidance to broking teams on a range of (re)insurance related issues including licensing and local regulations.
  • Work closely with Operations and Broking teams to maintain TOBAs, contracts and other process elements and any related databases.
  • Work closely with the broking team on any contractual wording issues.
  • Act as a conduit between the front-end Account Managers/Global Broking Teams and back-end teams including Global Operations.
  • Prepare and provide education and training on a range of compliance issues, such as financial crime, sanctions and other topics.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders such as Operations, Finance, HR and Legal.
  • Work closely with the Global Head of Compliance & Risk to help execute the overall Compliance & Risk Strategy.
  • Potentially manage or have oversight of junior member(s) of staff and/or help train and monitor their work.
  • It is a key element of the role that you will help build, develop and maintain key relationships with senior stakeholders across the firm, establishing and projecting a positive and professional compliance culture.


  • An opportunity to join a fast growing and hugely successful insurance broker that is investing in new capabilities to leverage that success.
  • Being tested in a challenging work environment, working with great clients in multiple countries.
  • Having access to a diverse range of colleagues with market-leading expertise in their various disciplines.
  • Having the opportunity to collaborate with different business units.
  • Competitive remuneration with an annual discretionary bonus, 401(k) match and benefits plan.
  • And hopefully having some fun along the way!


  • You will have extensive compliance and risk experience within insurance or reinsurance or insurance broking.
  • Legal and/or accounting background is desirable but not necessary.
  • This is a global role and as such, you will have an understanding of how international insurance markets work including Lloyd's of London.
  • You will be comfortable dealing with C-suite as you will work directly with the US CEO and the Global Head of Risk and Compliance.
  • You will be a proactive individual who can lead projects from the front while coordinating compliance across the globe.
  • Proactive, forward thinking, willing to take ownership
  • Must operate with a high level of integrity and discretion
  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent timekeeping discipline and strong work ethic
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Ability to prioritise work and deadlines

Please note, my client is open to considering strong candidates who are currently AVP level looking for a step up. Please only apply if you are based in the US or able to work in the US without sponsorship.

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