Compliance Paralegal - 3 days per Week - Leading Financial Services Firm


Describe the paralegal job


Our Client is a leading provider of financial services (primarily insurance solutions) based in North Sydney.


Yegal has been briefed on a new role supporting the Legal & Compliance Risk team starting ASAP.


The paralegal position is ideally suited to law students seeking corporate office experience to complement their studies in the latter stages of their degree.


The  successful paralegal will join a team of highly experienced risk and compliance specialists.


You will be responsible for executing on strategies targeted at effective management of compliance risk. The key areas for this role include:  


  • Supporting the implementation, including the integration of a vendor-sourced obligations library and development of ongoing maintenance procedures 
  • Supporting the design and implementation of a fit-for-purpose compliance approach that meets regulatory and best practice expectations 
  • Supporting the provision of compliance advice, including on the effectiveness of compliance risk management 
  • Supporting the management and assessment of regulatory compliance incidents.  
  • Supporting regulatory lodgements or responding to Regulator requests from ASIC, APRA, the OAIC and other organisations.  
  • Developing and providing training to the broader business, on an as needs basis.  
  • Developing and maintaining reports that can be relied upon by the business and are linked to the legal and compliance risk team objectives more broadly.


Required Skills

  • Strong communication
  • Microsoft office suite (Powerpoint & excel primarily)
  • Time Management
  • Attention to detail



When does the role start?  


As soon as possible (early January most likely)



How will the work be conducted? in person or remote?


This is a hybrid role. Attendance at the Chatswood office is required twice per week. On other days flexible work is offered.



How long is the project?


Role is required for the next 6 months but likely to be extended beyond that point. Budget approval is ongoing.

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