HIGHVERN is a leading, independent professional services firm specialising in offering high-end fiduciary, corporate and fund administration services in the private capital and commercial sectors internationally.

You will be an integral part of the Risk & Compliance team which is responsible for delivering excellent service and maintaining the high standards of HIGHVERN.

This is in part achieved by assisting colleagues in managing and enhancing the regulatory control framework and setting the compliance culture for HIGHVERN.

In particular, this role will focus on the compliance services provided to its funds and corporate regulated clients and supporting the existing Key Person for these structures with a view to, in time, taking over some Key Person positions.


  1. Participate in the onboarding of relevant client structures including conducting reviews of Customer Due Diligence (CDD) files provided to Risk & Compliance for sign off.
  2. Conduct Compliance Monitoring tests from the approved Compliance Monitoring Plan for regulated clients, under the supervision of the appointed Compliance Officer (CO).
  3. Assist the CO with drafting regular high-quality Client Compliance Reports and Compliance MI to client boards.
  4. Undertake periodic reviews of clients and structures, in conjunction with the Review Team.
  5. Review and address the output from the automated scrutiny process, escalating issues, as appropriate.
  6. Assist the Risk & Compliance Team in maintaining key regulatory registers.
  7. Provide support and advice to client teams in respect of Risk & Compliance matters.
  8. Contribute to the regular reporting produced by the Risk & Compliance Team.
  9. Review and maintain the Risk & Compliance Policy & Process Framework, coordinating the appropriate reviews by members of the team, as appropriate.
  10. Conduct ad hoc projects, as and when required.


  • Effective contribution to risk & compliance management and team success
  • Positive collaboration with Client Teams & wider stakeholders
  • Ongoing compliance with all internal policies and procedures
  • Ongoing compliance with all relevant regulatory/legal requirements
  • Effective contribution to group projects, as necessary
  • Maintenance of CPD and up to date technical awareness / industry developments
  • Role modelling all appropriate behaviours to staff at all times
  • Proactive raising of your and HIGHVERN’s profile in industry, through social media, event attendance/participation, articles etc


  • Ability to act independently but knowing when to escalate & seek guidance
  • Positive, personable, self-motivated and a willingness to learn. Ability to demonstrate a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Deadline oriented; ability to work collaboratively and flexibly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, together with attention to detail, are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues
  • Proven experience working within a compliance function, ideally within the fund service business (FSB).
  • Good knowledge of relevant Jersey regulations and legislation, particularly the Funds and FSB legislation, including anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing/proliferation financing.
  • Good understanding of the financial services environment in particular in the Jersey FSB.



  • Certificate level Compliance related qualification, or a willingness to study towards one.

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