Manager - Compliance job from Sarvodaya Development Finance Limited in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Friday 9th, July 2021

Sarvodaya Development Finance Limited

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Sarvodaya Development Finance Limited (SDF) is a reputed licensed finance company under the supervision of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. It has been recognized as fastest growing development finance company for 2021 by Global Banking & Finance Review. SDF has nearly 30 Years of committed history in providing Development Financial Services to the village & rural entrepreneurs across the country by serving through 30 branches & 21 Service centers

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensuring Compliance with all regulatory directions and create relevant awareness on same 
  • Supervision and coordination of all Compliance activities for the company on a regular and timely manner 
  • Review and improve the compliance program based on the prioritized compliance risks to ensure that the company meets the regulatory requirements Liaise with CBSL and ensure timely submission and follow up of On-site report 
  • Updating and revising policies as appropriate 
  • Submit reports to the Board of Directors and CBSL on a timely manner and coordinate same with other relevant departments 
  • Create regular awareness on regulatory requirements, policy changes to the Board of Directors and staff 
  • Carry out AML / CFT awareness for staff and ensure due compliance on same 
  • Provide Regulatory Compliance risk reporting and coordinate Regulatory 
  • Compliance requirements Identify and oversee material compliance upstream and downstream regulatory developments while supporting the Company to address regulatory change 
  • Manage the relationship and engagement with Regulators on all matters relevant to the Regulatory Compliance 
  • Carry out compliance reviews periodically and provide recommendations as appropriate
Qualifications & Skills
  • University Degree or a full professional qualification from a recognized institution in the field of Finance, Business Management or Economics Diploma in Compliance from a recognized institution would be a distinct advantage 
  • Possess at least 5 years of working experience in Compliance in the Banking / Non-Banking sector 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Possess strong analytical skills 
  • Have a good understanding of the regulatory landscape of Sri Lanka 
  • Possess good knowledge of lending and deposit products as well as operational processes. 
  • Able to resolve/provide solutions under minimum supervision/assistance

Skills required

Possess strong analytical skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills