Compliance Manager

Full-Time - Sydney

Date posted
19 September 2020
Applications close
10 July 2020
  • Focus on continuous learning and development
  • Interesting working on a wide range of compliance areas
  • Leading industry fund

Are you an experience Compliance Manager within the Super industry? Looking for a role where you will thrive?

About Us

As one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, Rest plays a role in the futures of around one in six working Australians. Our people are committed to delivering real benefits for our customers and making a difference as their fund for life – from their first job to their last. As a profit-to-member fund, we put our members first.

At Rest we have a culture built around our values, customer focus, collaboration, courage, integrity and trust. We empower our people to make a difference to our customers and in their own life. We are proud to offer benefits including an open plan modern working environment, flexible working, health and wellbeing programs and tailored development plans to support you be the best you can be.

About the Job

This is an ideal opportunity to use your superannuation compliance expertise in a practical and focussed manner within a role that supports and encourages; thought leadership, problem solving, collaboration and accountability for delivering results.

An integral part of the Compliance Team, you will have the opportunity to leverage specific expertise, alongside developing in areas where you have not had as much previous exposure. The team cover everything from Reg Change, obligations management, compliance controls and assurance, Board and Management reporting, Incident and Breach management, compliance training and Policy Governance; as well as specialist compliance areas such as AML/CTF, Sanctions & Privacy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Play a leading role in developing, maintaining and monitoring Rest’s Compliance Framework
  • Assist in ensuring Rest’s compliance with laws and regulations
  • Play a leading role in the management of the Incidents/Breach Process
  • Act as a trusted partner to business areas across Rest through the provision of ‘second-line’ compliance assurance services through consultation and participation in projects and business initiatives
  • Participate in the development and embedding of an appropriate culture and compliance awareness, including the design, delivery and monitoring of compliance training
  • Work with external parties including internal/external auditors and regulators and ensure management action items raised by these parties are monitored and reported on as required.

About You:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, law, economics, business or equivalent
  • Membership of professional bodies such as ASFA and the Risk Management Institute of Australia (RMIA) or the Australian Compliance Institute
  • Proven experience in a compliance management role in the superannuation sector
  • Thorough knowledge of compliance obligations as they relate to superannuation funds and superannuation trustees
  • Sound understanding of frameworks designed to mitigate compliance risks
  • Experience in incident management within a financial services environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an environment requiring attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
  • Experience in writing submissions.

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.


We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;

  • flexible work environment
  • an open plan and modern office
  • free fruit
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • tailored development plans to support you to achieve your personal best career outcome

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and a covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role.

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Please note only people with the right to work permanently in Australia will be considered.

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.