Get connected to your future

Compliance and Risk Officer Apprentice with Financial Conduct Authority

Financial Conduct Authority
Are you looking to launch your career within the financial services industry? The FCA are seeking apprentice Compliance and Risk Officers to complete the Level 3 Compliance and Risk Officer qualification. Whilst completing the qualification they will work amongst experts in their busy head office. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills and good analytical skills.

Financial Conduct Authority - Employer

There are few jobs where you can make a real difference to the 2 million people who work in the UK Financial Services industry, the 40 million consumers of financial products and the stability of our economy as a whole.

From regulating Consumer Credit to driving action on Foreign Exchange manipulation or helping strengthen accountability in the banking sector, the FCA is working with the industry to protect consumers, ensure the integrity of the UK financial system and promote fair and effective competition. Our remit has expanded significantly since our creation in 2013, with the number of firms we regulate growing from 23,000 to over 56,000. We oversee conduct across the full span of the financial sector from global investment banks to high street payday lenders, and are now preparing to implement a new strategy that will sharpen our focus to face the regulatory challenges ahead.

Financial Conduct Authority


24 Months

To apply, you must complete the Sign Up process with us, or if you are already a member you will need to Login.

Job Summary

GBP 356.30
New Vacancy
Financial Services
Financial Conduct Authority

Detailed Job Description

For this programme there are roles available in a variety of teams, including :

  • Authorisation Support
  • Retail Lending Evaluation
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Compliance Oversight
  • Your key responsibilities:
  • Taking part in meetings with internal and external stakeholders and contributing to meeting preparation and accurately recording what was discussed
  • Using the FCA systems and case tracker systems to ensure information is recorded accurately and in a timely manner
  • Challenging existing procedures/ways of working, identifying improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of business process
  • Participating in projects when required
  • Updating procedures and focusing on continuous process improvement
  • Working on your own personal learning and development
  • Supporting the team and department with case administration, including, setting up cases on the FCA system, completing a check before allocating to a member of the team and saving documents onto the system
  • Responsible for providing weekly updates on case volumes and producing relevant updates for the team and department
  • Completing initial assessments of less complex cases and supporting the case officer for parts of the process throughout their assessment
  • Working collaboratively with the team, pro-actively escalating issues and supporting where appropriate

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 2 A-Levels at grade C 
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs A*-C (4-9) including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications

Skills required

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages

Personal Qualities

  • Good written language and customer service skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • A strong team player with the ability to be flexible and pragmatic.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, positively embracing new approaches.
  • Experience of stakeholder management, including senior stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting service standards, targets and deadlines

What does a typical placement look like

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages

What you should wear

  • Minimum of 2 A-Levels at grade C 
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs A*-C (4-9) including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Apprentices who successfully complete their professional qualification and apprenticeship programme will be considered for a permanent role within the FCA.

Additional Information

Training provided

As a Compliance/ Risk Officer Apprentice you will undertake the Compliance/ Risk Officer Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Completion of the apprenticeship will result in the awarding of the ICA Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering, Compliance, or Financial Crime Prevention.

Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s).

BPP Professional Apprenticeships - Learning Provider

BPP is one of the UK’s largest providers of professional apprenticeship training. They work closely with some of the UK’s leading employers including RBS, EY and Starbucks to create unique opportunities for apprentices.

For more information about this vacancy please contact BPP Professional Apprenticeships on 0203 131 5165 or email: (Ref ID:99916)
BPP Professional Apprenticeships


At GetMyFirstJob we’re different.

We don’t just provide apprenticeships – we care about young peoples’ futures and do everything possible to connect them with opportunities that will transform their lives. Providing choice, easy access to skills learning and that all-important break into their first job.

Find out more..

Apprenticeships In The UK.

About Apprenticeships
Latest News.
Quick Links.
GetMyFirstJob | Search
Finding Your First Job

Finding Your First Job.....

List   Map