Ethics & Conduct - Manager


Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


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Job Requisition ID: 31144

  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best
  • Banking, finance and well-being program discounts
  • Salary packaging – to suit your personal and financial circumstances

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated and experienced individual to join the team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (Parental Leave cover) to provide advice, consultation and specialist support to internal stakeholders on a wide range of risk, compliance, and conduct areas. This role can be based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide or Perth.

We aspire to embed a strong Conduct and Ethics mindset throughout our organisation and empower our people and business, at all times, to make the right choices and decisions, for the right reasons. This is an exciting opportunity to obtain exposure to the entire suite of Deloitte’s offerings and operations!

What will your typical day look like?
You will be positioned within the Australian Ethics & Conduct Team, managing the Advisory portfolio responsibilities. You’ll be providing specialist support to client-facing teams to enable them to deliver outstanding client service of the highest quality, whilst complying with applicable regulatory and other obligations and safeguarding our brand and reputation.

Daily role responsibilities vary but include daily conduct of consultations with internal and client facing teams, lead working groups on new requirements or the enhancement of existing requirements and alignment of firm-wide processes.
You will also be responsible for monitoring legislative and regulatory changes in order to assess their impact on the firm’s business lines, and maintain a central register of in-scope compliance obligations mapped to inherent risks, impacted business areas, as well as key policies, processes & controls. And you will also be tasked with developing processes, tools and templates and conduct training and support initiatives to the wider business.

About our team
The Ethics & Conduct Team sits within the Quality & Risk community, and is a collaborative team, providing critical support to enable the Firm’s partners and staff comply with their applicable obligations. The key compliance areas in which we provide specialist support are: financial services (AFSL), anti-money laundering, whistleblower protection, modern slavery, anti-corruption, ethics, sanctions, trade controls, complaints handling, and ISQM1.

The Australian Conduct Team & Ethics Team is part of an Asia Pacific structure that encourages collaboration with colleagues across the Asia Pacific region.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.
Ideally, you will have approximately 5-7 years’ experience in some of the following areas:

Risk and compliance management in:

  • Financial services/AFSL;
  • Financial crime - Anti-money laundering, sanctions, trade controls, anti-corruption;
  • Compliance investigations and assessments;
  • Incident management (including complaints handling); and
  • Whistleblower protection.

Additionally you will:

  • Have 5 + years’ experience within a financial services, professional services or regulatory body;
  • Understand complex issues and exercise sound judgement (including to escalate where required to senior team members);
  • Be proactive, positive and risk aware;
  • Effectively collaborate with other professionals within Deloitte and be a contributing team player;
  • Have strong communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Have strong analytical skills and be proficiency in interpreting and applying rules and obligations;
  • Be able to work independently and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines and deliver to a high standard; and
  • Be confident in managing business relationships and possess a strong client service ethos.

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.

We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.

We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.

Next Steps
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By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.

At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request.

The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.

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