Risk & Compliance Trainee

SpotOn Connections

Spoton Connections

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Risk & Compliance Trainee. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of experienced risk management, regulatory, and financial crime compliance specialists. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in financial services, compliance, and risk management. This is a full-time position, offering a hybrid work arrangement that allows for both remote and on-site work.


  • Conduct risk assessments, thematic reviews, and draft policies and procedures.
  • Assist clients in developing risk analysis, stress testing simulations, and scenario analysis.
  • Provide guidance on internal processes, control frameworks, and compliance matters to improve clients’ risk management processes.
  • Keep up-to-date with changing regulations in areas of risk management, governance, and regulatory obligations for licensed entities.
  • Plan, support, and execute risk management-related projects with clients to deliver beneficial outcomes as their trusted risk and compliance partners.
  • Identify areas for improvement in clients’ business and internal risk management and control frameworks and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Provide recommendations that add value to the risk management function based on a deep understanding of clients’ needs and challenges.
  • Provide insightful, value-additive, and forward-thinking guidance on top and emerging risks for clients.
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, prioritizing and delivering quality work to meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to high professional ethical standards in all interactions with clients and colleagues.

Education and Experience:

  • A University degree or equivalent qualification in finance, banking/financial services, business, economics, accounting, risk management, or a related area.
  • Any internships or work experience in a risk management position, compliance, regulatory reporting, finance, or similar preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles of risk management, including both financial risks (liquidity, capital, credit, market risk) alongside non-financial risks (operational risk, compliance, fraud risk), and compliance matters.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong commitment to excellence and a keen eye for detail.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for risk management and compliance, and you are looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your career, then we encourage you to apply for this position.

Tagged as: compliance, junior, risk, trainee

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