Senior Compliance Consultant


: $157,450.00 - $157,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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Senior Compliance Consultant Job ID : 0381402 Category : Legal & Compliance Group Location : Boston, MA US Job Type : Full Time Posted On : 5-20-2019 Job Description :

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Location: Bermuda or Boston or Toronto

The International Life Compliance team including the Senior Compliance Consultant provides compliance support to the Manulife Bermuda Branch. The Senior Compliance Consultant works closely with internal customers including Bermuda Branch management and staff, the law department, and other compliance teams including US Compliance and Global Compliance. This individual must have excellent organizational skills and strong business knowledge. Experience with the Bermuda Monetary Authority is preferred. This individual will be involved in and responsible for various compliance functions and initiatives supporting the Manulife Bermuda Branch.

Individual Accountabilities:

  • Acting as an Individual Contributor, sets direction, establishes goals and manages the tasks of the compliance function
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with the business and compliance teams
  • Capable of handling very advanced compliance work
  • Assists senior level team members with tasks and assignments as needed
  • Supports Business Unit in the development and implementation of policies, procedures that enable the business to remain in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Leads and supports special projects
  • Creates and provides training as needed to business and/or compliance staff
  • Functions as a subject matter expert at a high level
  • Completes required reporting for the function
  • May represent Compliance in Segment-wide or global projects
  • Ensures that policies and procedures for the function are documented
  • Works with regulators as needed
  • Coordinates and performs analysis on complex concepts that may require in-depth research and interpretation; provides sustainable solutions
  • Provides leadership to indirect reporting relationships
  • Participates in industry forums/working group to explore and develop possible solutions to various issues
  • Collaborates with all areas of the organization to ensure compliance needs and business goals are met.
  • Shares best practices with other team members, thus ensuring consistency across business unit and Segment in the way business/process/products are developed and maintained to be in compliance with Regulatory and Company requirements.

  • Assists the Compliance Directors and/or Chief Compliance Officer(s).
  • Shares responsibility for ensuring the business understands what it takes to be in compliance.

Job Requirements:

  • College/University Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of related financial services or compliance experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technology skills including knowledge of applicable compliance or business systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem- solving skills
  • Strong ethical compass
  • Disciplined
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the financial services industry with an advanced understanding of the Companys businesses.
  • Advanced understanding of the regulatory environment in which the Company operates and a strong understanding of key compliance requirements applicable to the business.
  • Negotiating, influencing, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to represent business internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with all levels of management in the organization.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to facilitate decision making across groups in the company.
  • Subject matter expertise; exhibited investment in compliance career
  • Developing thought leader
  • Demonstrated experience at prior level
  • Ability to embrace change; strong change management skills
  • Strong people/ interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong business and product knowledge
  • Ability to interact with roles from different areas and at all levels across the organization
  • Ability to analyze technical information, make appropriate recommendations to decision makers and ability to make decisions
  • Able to make decisions regarding compliance with limited guidance and assistance.
  • Able to prioritize and reprioritize work deliverables and projects for internal clients based on changing business needs
  • Managing internal and external resources to achieve targets


If you are ready to unleash your potential, its time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially
Associated topics: company, compliance, compliance department, corporate, corporate attorney, counsel, court, internal, legal department, llp * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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