Job Description

PURPOSE OF JOB:

The Risk and Compliance Officer will have primary responsibility for the overall maintenance of Edcon & Accenture compliance and incident management platform ensuring timely updates and reporting. They
will also be expected to work with leadership and management teams as well as front line staff to
promote the risk and compliance culture.

MAIN ACTIVITIES / TASKS:

Responsible for reviewing compliance programs, reviewing company policies, and advising management on possible risks
The Risk & Compliance Associate will use various investigation methodologies/systems/processes, 
        to ensure minimization of fraud losses and Client Data Protection breaches. 
Conduct independent investigation into all application and transactional documents internally
Know and understand the Risk and Compliance processes as well as the principles and policies of credit risk.
Submit suggestions to management on ways to refine and improve all existing processes. 
Coordinate Edcon’s ongoing policy and development review
Publish policy and compliance updates via email internally.
Work closely with Learning & Development Team to organise professional learning on new policies and updates.
Work with and assist the Risk & Compliance Lead in coordinating the company’s risk
management and review.
Ensure the alignment of governance, risk and compliance frameworks within the company’s overall strategic objectives.
Facilitate /support the maintenance of compliance and risk registers
Provide input on compliance risk issues
Facilitate the identification of key compliance obligations, with the support of legal and other
relevant resources, and translating those requirements into actionable policies and procedures
Facilitate the appropriate maintenance of compliance records
Deliver timely ad hoc and standard operational reports 
Identify drivers that positively/negatively affect the data 
Manage ad-hoc analysis and reporting requests 
Work with process Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from each functional team 
Assist in designing insightful report views (excel-based or tool-based or dashboards) 
Provide regular and ad-hoc results interpretation to Accenture management as requested 
Build and maintain customized Analysis Methodology Perform proactive analysis 
Utilize data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement 
Analyze trends, data, notes, root cause analysis etc. 
Utilize tools to perform root cause analysis on factors impacting the business
Work with other teams and stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve performance results in accordance with contractual agreements between Accenture,                  vendors and clients 
Define business and functional requirements to support tools used by customers
Support software release cycles for ongoing maintenance of tools used by customers 
Act as Analysis Methodology SME Act as a SME on statistical tools/techniques.



Qualifications

COMPETENCES AND EXPERIENCE:

Reporting & Analytics
Data Analytics and Interpretation
Operational Excellence 

EDUCATION:

Matric
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
Operational Excellence 
Risk Management

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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