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Compliance Manager – Job Vacancy

Advance Credit Union
Compliance Manager
(Flexible Hours – Up to 30 Hours per Month)
Salary negotiable
Location: Advance Credit Union, 200 Sutton New Road, Erdington, Birmingham. B23 6QU
Advance Credit Union is looking to recruit a Compliance Manager to take the lead on strengthening our
supervisory and compliance functions and make a significant difference to our growing credit union,
which serves the communities of North Birmingham and Solihull.
Are you looking to give something back to your local community and work with a ‘not for profit’
organisation which is making a real difference through providing ethical financial services including credit
at fair and reasonable interest rates as well as promote saving and good money management? Are you
looking to work with a small team of staff and volunteers to share your knowledge and experience on
audit and compliance activity to develop their skills and make a difference to our overall effectiveness of
internal control systems, policies and procedures?
If the answer is yes, and you believe you can match our ambitions and have the necessary skills and
determination to make a difference to the Credit Union, we would welcome your application. Please
include within your expression of interest details on how your skills and experience meet the
requirements for this role as well as an outline CV. Applications should to be forwarded to the following
email address: chair@advancecu.org.uk
Applicants of all ages and backgrounds with the relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is 16 October 2017. Interviews for shortlisted applications will be held
by arrangement with candidates.
For informal discussion about this opportunities, please contact the Chair of Directors at
chair@advancecu.org.uk, from 21 September onwards.
Your role:
The Compliance Manager’s main role is to ensure that operating practices and procedures safeguard the
members’ assets, through a programme of independent audits that monitor compliance to the rules that
govern Credit Unions. Working with a small voluntary team, and under the direction of the Board of
Directors, you will bring your experience, knowledge and skills to work together in promoting the
continued success of Advance CU.
As the chair and member of the Supervisory Committee you will be expected to organise and deliver a
programme of audit and compliance assurance activities, which will require some attendance of the
office during normal working hours. On a quarterly basis, you will report to the Board on audit and
compliance activity and the overall effectiveness of internal control systems with recommendations on
improvement actions.
Skills and qualifications:
We are looking for someone who is a fully or part qualified accountant/internal auditor with experience
in internal audit, compliance, risk and process improvement. Ideally, you will have some knowledge of
the banking or financial services sector. As a self-starter, you will take an analytical approach to the work
with good attention to detail and a solution-based approach to problem solving. You will also have a
clear understanding of business processes and the role of compliance in supporting business
As a confident communicator, you will have the ability to work with a range of audiences including:
writing and presenting audit reports for the board, with clear recommendations; coaching staff and
volunteers to develop skills and knowledge as well as presenting to Credit Union members at the annual
general meeting.
Who we are:
Advance Credit Union is an ethical financial cooperative regulated by the Prudential Regulation
Authority (PRA) that serves North Birmingham and Solihull communities providing financial services to
over 4,000 members. The membership is growing at a rate of more than 10% year on year and Advance
Credit Union now provide a full internet service enabling new members to join, apply for a loan, and
manage their savings and loans all online. With secure financial operations, recognised through our
annual audit of accounts, Advance Credit Union pays an annual 1% dividend to its members.


Chief Officer ASAN – Job Vacancy

Chief Officer (PT – 15 hours per week)

All Saints Action Network

£45,000- £50,000 (pro rata): Dependent upon experience and knowledge

All Saints Action Network (ASAN) is a Wolverhampton based charity that manages several ground breaking  social  enterprises and delivers a range of community services which all contribute to improving the quality of life for people living and working in the All Saints area of Wolverhampton.

ASAN wishes to appoint a Chief Officer, this is an exciting and challenging role that will drive forward our various social enterprises enabling the organisation to progress towards  its ambitious vision and objectives.

To apply you will need drive, enthusiasm and experience of applying entrepreneurial skills in a community environment. You’ll be able to lead strategically and to develop the organisation.

Call 01902 877530 or visit ASAN’s website (www.asan.org.uk)  to download the summary job description.

To apply please submit your CV in the first instance with a short covering letter to info@asan.org.uk explaining how you meet the requirements of the position.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Thursday 28th September 2017.


Princes Trust – Contract Finance Manager (Head of Contract Management)

Location: Birmingham

Salary range – £33,300 – £35,000

The Prince’s Trust is a charity supporting 13-30 year olds, who are unemployed or educational underachievers to move into education, training or employment.

This is an exciting opportunity for a leadership role across the North and Central regions of the Trust and reporting to the Senior Head of Contract Management you will have five direct reports based across the regions.

The successful candidate will require strong project and proven contract management experience, including analytical skills and knowledge of documentary evidence requirements to support audit trails for public sector funders.  You will have experience in managing a team and excellent communications skills, as well as advanced planning and time management skills and the ability to travel around England.

For more information on the role please see: http://www.princes-trust.org.uk/working_for_us/vacancy_list.aspx

If you would then like to discuss any aspect of the role then please contact Andrea Wilcock on 0113 2368389 or andrea.wilcock@princes-trust.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 21st September 2015


Solihull Carers Job Opportunities

Carers Contact Learning Disability Worker – Adult Team (Funding until March 2016) – 30 hours – £21,200 pro rata

Peer Mentoring and Befriending Project Worker – Young Carers Team

Volunteer Co-Ordinator for Peer Mentoring and Befriending Project – Young Carers Team

Young Carers Sessional Worker – Young Carers Team


Applicants must have
Please find application form and job description under Jobs & Volunteering at www.solihullcarers.org, email centre@solihullcarers.org or telephone 01217881143
CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: Monday 21st September at 9am.

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Job Opportunity – Transform West Midlands

Transform West Midlands CIC require a – Business Development Officer

  • Are you interested in social justice and equality?
  • Could you take a project from an acorn and turn it into an oak?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to excel in community and business development?

Transform West Midlands is a community interest company that aims to increase employment prospects for young people through improving housing, particularly in areas of disadvantage.

Transform West Midlands are looking for a half-time Business Development Officer to lead the company through its first projects.  This will include developing our business through appropriate partnerships, business and financial planning and securing further funding and investment.

To apply, please email rowena@transformwm.org.uk for a job description and person specification. We encourage creative applications which display your unique skills and experience, along with a letter explaining why you are the person for the job.

Application deadline: 22nd January 2015

Interviews will be held on 2nd February 2015