25 July 2020

Masthead Compliance Internship Opportunity 2020

Masthead (Pty) Ltd has a 1-year compliance internship available at their office in Bloemfontein, to support the compliance team with oversight of FAIS and FICA related compliance in the financial services industry.

Key Accountabilities Objectives
Compliance Duty
• This role delivers an outsourced compliance function to client financial service providers in terms of service level agreements.
• Fulfils functions required in terms of FAIS legislations such as monitoring and reporting to the financial services providers and the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA).
• Establishes and embeds compliance culture across the panel of financial service providers and provides a compliance risk framework.

Personal Effectiveness
• Accountable for service delivery through own efforts.
• Individually accountable for managing own time, tasks and output quality for period of 1 day to 3 months.
• Makes increased contributions by broadening individual skills.
• Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal results.
• Fulfils / achieves / follows the company values.
• Understanding and practical knowledge of Risk Management Principles
• Able to conduct presentations.

Skills (Essential) Role Qualifications and Competencies
Soft Skills
• Self-motivated.
• Energetic and enthusiastic.
• Effective communication skills – verbal and written in English and Afrikaans.
• In-depth understanding of client (relationship management).
• Outstanding service delivery.
• Conflict Management skills.
• Time Management skills.
• Work under pressure, independently and as part of a team.

Technical Knowledge
The following will be beneficial:
• An understanding of the financial services industry.
• Knowledge of compliance legislation governing the industry (inter alia FICA and FAIS).
• Computer literacy – Microsoft Office suite.

• Legal degree or B.Com (Law / Financial Management / Risk Management) is preferable
• Other – FSCA-recognised qualification.

Employer & Job Benefits
• Opportunity for further studies in Compliance, Risk Management and Financial Planning.
• The company ensures that you receive the necessary experience while under supervision.
• The company offers development of industry-knowledge by enrolling interns to write the Regulatory Examinations (RE).

• Driver’s Licence
• Own Vehicle

Closing Date: 15 August 2020

Address your CV and email it to Tanya Coetzer: tcoetzer@masthead.co.za. In the Subject Line write

Your application will be considered if you are a SA citizen & your CV meets the above criteria. Should you not have had a response from us within a 2-week period, please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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