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ADP is hiring a UK Compliance Manager

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We are seeking a UK Compliance Manager to join our team in Staines. Reporting into Sr Director, UK Payments & Compliance, International Money Movement.

You will pay a pivotal role in ensuring the department’s adherence to ensure our payment services offer (PDS) is fully compliant with local laws/regulations, whilst maintaining effective controls against the risk of financial crime.

The UK Compliance Manager will uphold policies and procedures that adhere to all relevant regulations. This role entails establishing effective frameworks to ensure comprehensive compliance across all levels of the organisation, including Senior Managers and the Executive team.

A little about ADP: We are a global leader in human resources technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, human resources, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. We’ve received recognition as a global Best Places to Work and a recipient of many prestigious awards for diversity, equity, and inclusion, including a DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. As part of our deep DEI commitment, our CEO has joined the OneTen coalition to create one million jobs for Black Americans within ten years. Learn more about DEI at ADP on our YouTube channel:

Ready to #MakeYourMark? Apply now!

What you’ll do: Responsibilities

  • Maintain ADP’s risk framework and financial crime controls.
  • Provide advice and support to ADP management and staff on all compliance and regulatory matters.
  • Maintain a strong compliance environment whilst driving a continuous improvement culture.
  • Manage senior stakeholders across the business, both locally and internationally.
  • Ensure compliance with ADP policies and FCA license requirements.
  • Identify compliance risks, whether existing, new, or emerging
  • Manage ADP’s Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) Programme and provide advice to ADP’s MLRO and Legal Director to ensure ADP’s compliance with applicable AML laws and regulations.
  • Manage day to day operational functions of Compliance team – namely supporting Sales with onboarding new clients, daily sanctions screening reviews, transaction monitoring reviews, periodic reviews, reviewing and preparing Suspicious Activity Reports for review by the MLRO.
  • Support the business with annual AML training.
  • Prepare quarterly MLRO reports and update senior management on quarterly performance and risk findings.
  • Coordinate periodic reviews of the ADL AML manual, Risk Assessments, and any other documentation pertinent to AML/CTF
  • Work with our international colleagues on best practices to minimise risk.
  • Provide reporting to the FCA where required.
  • Support with any audit requirements
  • Review and maintain the compliance framework within ADP, develop/enhance compliance policies and procedures and monitor against regulatory requirements.
  • Support the UK Legal Director in the preparation and review of materials for regular Compliance Committee Meetings
  • Work closely with the UK Legal Director on various compliance initiatives, including but not limited to KYC and AML laws and regulations, GDPR and risk compliance programme
  • Identify compliance breaches or weakness and escalate and report these and manage ADP’s compliance projects.
  • Maintain all compliance files in accordance with the regulations and keep requisite registers such as data protection registers


  • Educated to degree level at a minimum
  • Other relevant qualifications would be an advantage
  • 5+ years previous AML/KYC experience
  • Strong people management experience
  • A thorough understanding of the Money Laundering Regulations and JMLSG guidance
  • Familiar with laws and regulations relating to financial crime prevention.
  • Demonstrated track record in risk analysis, development of controls and process improvements.
  • Experience working with auditors.
  • A self-starter with a strong drive for results and a strong sense of ownership, but also a willingness to take direction.
  • Must possess excellent communication/relationship building skills and be able to influence at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Motivated, self-sufficient, confident, and competent enough to drive through changes in a non-confrontational manner.
  • An efficient and organised worker with an ability to multitask on a multitude of matters under time pressure in an organised and accurate manner.
  • Must possess sound business judgment coupled with precise attention to detail.


  • Be yourself in a culture that values equity, inclusion, and belonging and creates a safe space for diverse perspectives and insights.
  • Belong by joining one of ten Business Resource Groups where you can connect globally with networks and allies who share common interests and experiences.
  • Grow your career in an agile, dynamic environment with plenty of opportunities to progress.
  • Continuously learn through ongoing training, development, and mentorship opportunities.
  • Be your healthiest. Best-in-class benefits start on Day 1 because healthy associates are happy ones.
  • Focus on your mental health and well-being. We’re here to provide exceptional service to our clients, and none of that happens without each of us taking care of ourselves and being there for one another.
  • Join a company committed to giving back and generating a lasting, positive impactupon the communities in which we work and live.
  • Get paid to pay it forward. Company-paid time off for volunteering for causes you care about.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP is committed to an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace, and is further committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic including: race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, protected veteran status or disability. Hiring decisions are based upon ADP’s operating needs, and applicant merit including, but not limited to, qualifications, experience, ability, availability, cooperation, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click to learn more about ADP’s culture and our full set of values.

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