Head of Compliance – Leading Non-Bank Lender

Thinktank is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing Residential and Commercial Property on-bank Lender with a multi-office presence across Australia. Supported by major local and international institutions, the company is well established in the property and residential finance market. Ongoing growth has now led to a need for Broker Support officer to join our Residential lending team.

Role Overview

The Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring Thinktank’s policies, procedures, marketing materials and processes comply with regulatory and ethical standards at all times. The Compliance Manager ensures that our business, employees, stakeholders and projects comply with all relevant regulations and policy specifications. The position reports directly to the CEO and will also be responsible for reporting to, and liaison with, the board and board committees.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage AFSL & ACL licences and compliance programs
  • AML/CTF Programs, ensuring day to day compliance and manage reporting to AUSTRAC
  • Regulatory Guide 271 Internal Dispute Resolution obligations including AFCA interactions
  • Compliance Administration which includes management of internal compliance platform as well as training and upskilling the organisation
  • Strong and consistent SMSF lending compliance by the company, introducers, and borrowers
  • Risk Management Oversight
  • Existing programs and processes to be reviewed and improvements/enhancements recommended and implemented.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, business administration, or Diploma in Financial Services Regulation.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a compliance officer, compliance manager, or similar position within the lending industry.
  • Strong knowledge of finance industry processes and regulations.
  • AML/CTF experience.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • An analytical mindset with excellent organizational skills.
  • ASIC RG 146.
  • SMSF Lending experience would be highly desirable.

Why Thinktank?

We are a little bit different at Thinktank. No bureaucratic processes, politics or egos. Fairness and transparency are our most important values, it’s how we do business and how we look after our team. You will be valued and trusted. You will work with welcoming and knowledgeable colleagues who will help you succeed.

We work a hybrid model of working from home and the office which encourages and supports great work life balance. We offer meaningful employee benefits such as Flex leave in addition to annual leave, a work well allowance and more..

If you are interested in having a confidential conversation, please apply now for an immediate review of your resume or contact Heena Geronimo, People & Culture Manager on hgeronimo@thinktank.net.au