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Regulatory Reporting Analyst

Canada Life Limited
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
12 Month Fixed-Term Contract Opportunity

Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.

Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life UK has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.

Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.

Job Summary

Ensures that the Compliance Directors team meets all critical reporting deliverables (those supporting Boards and the Global Compliance team), this includes ensuring the annual review and maintenance of the Compliance policy, mandate and supporting procedural documentation.

Provides oversight of all regulatory reporting to the FCA/PRA, oversighting that 1LOD and 2LOD meet expectations, and where appropriate liaises with the FCA/PRA helpsdesks and internal collegaues to appropriately manage expectations and escalate issues.

What You'll Do

Board, Lifeco and Executive Reporting of Regulatory Compliance

Coordinate the reporting required by the Director of Compliance and Regulatory affairs to fulfil the Compliance mandate and Lifeco expectations. This includes:

- CCO Reporting for Executive Committees, Board and Lifeco.
- Agreeing the templates to be completed in advance and owners.
- Setting clear expectations for approach to content and deadlines.
- Where possible standadrising formats and language.
- Ensuring a professional look and feel that meets reporting expectations.
- Managing key stakeholders.
- Managing the calendar of Board, Lifeco and Executive Committee reporting for the Director of Compliance in order to meet deadlines and efficiently reuse materials across the team.

Oversight of Regulatory Reporting

Oversee that accurate and timely responses are provided for the required regulatory reporting, notifications and, where appropriate, other communications (including one-off requests) to UK and Canadian Regulators and other authorities, including attestations to the Global Chief Compliance Officer. Oversee that data is submitted in a timely and accurate manner with appropriate sign off from senior management where required. Escalate issues due to errors or deadlines missed where appropriate. This involves routine review and engagement with the FCA's RegData FCA tool, and engaging with the Regulator Engagement Manager or regulator to manage expectations where deadlines are missed or to support the 1LOD with queries.

Regulatory Compliance Governance

Co-ordinate the maintenance of Compliance policy, mandate, standard and procedure documentation ensuring they are kept up to date and are reviewed at least annually by the relevant owners. Co-ordinate the review, approval and communication on a timely basis of regulatory risk policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure they remain compliant with regulatory requirements.Liaise with the Head of Enterprise Risk to ensure that the approach is consistent and aligned with the ERM Framework, record management and approach to update and engagement.

Committee Support

Support the Compliance Function in the taking and drafting of minutes at Committees, as required.

R&C Team Effectiveness

Assist the Risk and Compliance team in their overall effectiveness. This includes things such as:

- Acting as R&C Security Coordinator with Security Access Reuests for the function
- Coordinating the maintenance of the teams Intranet pages and file structures
- Taking on a 'champion' role within the team or on behalf of the business to help remain connected in the day to day activities of an area of the business e.g. Vulnerable Customer, Data Protection etc.
- Supporting regulatory initiatives.
- Supporting events and team days.

Who You Are

• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
• Awareness of regulatory environment and requirements.
• Able to organise workloads for self and others to meet demanding and often changing priorities, ensuring that key deadlines are met or managed appropriately.
• Able to solve problems and create pragmatic solutions and improvements.
• Good analytical and report writing skills including MS Office Work, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Strong communication skills, ability to present information in a clear, timely and focused way.
• Able to communicate appropriately up to Executive level.
• Once standards and expectations are understood, able to effectively challenge.
• Flexible, willing to travel to other office locations.


• GCSE Maths and English essential
• Risk or Compliance qualification (if not got one, interested in achieving one)

Benefits of working at Canada Life

We believe in recognising and rewarding our people, so we offer a competitive salary and benefits package that's regularly reviewed. As a Canada Life UK colleague, you'll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including a generous pension and bonus scheme, along with, income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance. We have a fantastic number of other benefits and support services as well as regular personal and professional development.

How we work at Canada Life

Our culture is unique and incredibly important to us. We care about doing the right thing for our people, customers and community and helping others to build better futures. Our blueprint behaviours shape and influence how we work, and are central to the relationships we have with others. Every day we are encouraged to be more curious, own the outcome, face into things together and find a way forward.

We want colleagues to have rewarding careers with us so we invest in the development of our people, technology and workplaces. That's why we offer a range of training, flexible working and opportunities to grow and develop.

Diversity and inclusion

Building an inclusive workplace with a diverse workforce where everyone can feel they belong and achieve their potential regardless of gender, ethnicity or any other characteristic is a key commitment for us. We are proud of the progress we're making in DEI, and we continue for it to be a significant focus.

"At Canada Life we believe in the power of great people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives coming together to build better futures. Emerging talent is crucial to our growth and creating an environment that continues to inspire us all." Nick Harding, Chief People Officer, Canada Life UK

We appreciate that everyone has different work and life responsibilities. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part time, for any of our roles should this be a requirement for.

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