Assistant Regulatory Developments Analyst

# of Openings
Risk and Compliance (RCP)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

To assist the Regulatory Developments Analyst to identify, assess, communicate and track to completion regulatory developments from UK and European bodies that impact on FNZ (UK) Ltd (‘FNZ’)’s regulatory permissions and its platform offerings.


  • Identifying regulatory developments that impact FNZ or its platform offerings.
  • Maintaining a regulatory developments tracker to provide an audit trail of regulatory developments and whether they impact FNZ and/or its platform offerings.
  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of the regulatory developments that will impact FNZ and/or will impact its platform offerings.
  • Drafting detailed impact assessments of the regulatory developments that will impact FNZ and/or its platform offerings.
  • Assist with provision of training to the business as required on the regulatory developments impacting FNZ.
  • Communicating regulatory developments to the appropriate functions of FNZ.
  • Liaising closely with the Regulatory Change Project Manager and Business Analysts/Project Managers in relation to developments that will impact technology on the platforms to ensure that appropriate solutions are designed. Approving build solution documents that relate to regulatory developments.
  • Assisting the business to embed regulatory developments into FNZ’s processes and controls.
  • Creating/amending Compliance policies and procedures and the Compliance and SYSC Manuals to ensure continued compliance with regulatory requirements and communicating those changes to the business.
  • Communicating regulatory developments to clients via:
  • Client Assurance Summaries
  • Meetings with clients
  • Other direct communication with clients
  • Liaising with FNZ Client Directors and Relationship Managers
  • Ensuring a complete suite of MI is available across FNZ, set at the appropriate level for each forum, to enable risk based business decisions to be made, and to provide governance committees with a clear line of sight of the key regulatory developments that may impact the strategic objectives of FNZ.

Experience Required

  • Previous experience in a regulatory development / analyst role, ideally within a platform environment.
  • Knowledge of FCA rules and regulatory framework
  • Understanding of current European regulatory issues and the development of European legislation
  • Knowledge of pension regulations, ISA regulations and/or personal tax legislation an advantage
  • Experience of front and/or back office investment operations functions an advantage
  • Professional or industry qualification such as CISI or IMC an advantage.
  • Good communication, relationship management and influencing skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to analyse, present and report regulatory information to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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