Adviser - Enforcement and Compliance

Adviser - Enforcement and Compliance
Close date
19/08/2019 05:00
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Job description(s)

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Great Team, Best Central Bank

  • Influential senior-level opportunity within our Supervision Department
  • Consider yourself to be an expert and thought leader?
  • Wellington-based position

Are you at a point in your career where you are looking to make a significant contribution and impact at a pivotal time? Does the sound of influencing and helping to shape our future enforcement approach interest you?

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (The Bank) is New Zealand's central bank. Our vision is to be the Best central bank with a Great team. We operate with passion, integrity, innovation and inclusiveness. Our main objective is to promote a sound and dynamic monetary and financial system and to ultimately raise New Zealand's economic wellbeing. 

This Adviser – Enforcement and Compliance opportunity has arisen within our Supervision Department with responsibility for investigating potential breaches of the legislation which the Reserve Bank is responsible for administering.

The role will focus on the following key areas:

  • Review and analysis of complex evidence from various sources to establish the state of affairs in relation to potential breaches of relevant legislation.
  • Assessment of potential breaches of legislation.
  • Input into investigation strategy and make formal recommendations.
  • Technical leadership in guiding, mentoring and supporting other members of the Enforcement and Compliance team.
  • Advice to other areas of the Reserve Bank on regulatory compliance matters.

In addition to the above, we are currently reviewing our Enforcement Strategy. As the Adviser and senior member of the team, you will be a key contributor and subject matter expert as the strategy is developed.

Ideally you will have all (or some of) the following: 

  • Extensive, broad-based experience in a bank, financial institution or supervisory authority (this is essential).
  • Strong academic qualifications in law, with relevant professional experience in related fields.
  • A deep understanding of one or more of the legal, accounting and economic environments within which Banks operate.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and creative thinking skills. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with a proven strength in effectively managing external and internal stakeholder relationships and working as a senior member of a team.
  • Proven ability to guide, assist and coach other team members.
  • Excellent process management capability.
  • A reputation as a collaborative team player with a positive and enthusiastic “can-do” attitude.

Join us on this exciting journey while building your career in a dynamic and flexible working environment.

Specific questions about the role can be made to Scott McKinnon, Manager Banking & FMI Supervision on 04 471 3937.

All applications are to be submitted through by 5pm, Monday 19th August 2019.