Work in Governance & Compliance Specialist National Bank of Canada Financial Markets – London

Work in Governance & Compliance Specialist National Bank of Canada Financial Markets – London

Organisation Overview

NBCFM operates as an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the National Bank of Canada (“NBC”). The primary strategic objective of NBCFM is to facilitate the growth and diversification of the NBC Group, which encompasses the National Bank of Canada and all its subsidiaries, in Europe. This involves nurturing existing business relationships and forging new ones within European markets.


With over 150 years of history, NBC stands as the 6th largest Canadian bank. Leveraging its extensive branch and subsidiary network, NBC is capable of serving clients across North America and Europe. The overarching strategy of NBC is to further enhance NBCFM’s role as its European hub for trading and financial services.


 Role Overview:

The London Compliance team of National Bank of Canada / National Bank Financial Inc. London Branch is in search of a highly skilled Governance and Compliance Specialist to join their ranks. This role entails a wide range of responsibilities, including overseeing regulatory projects, managing regulatory changes, and monitoring regulatory developments on the horizon.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Enhancing the current compliance programme by developing and implementing effective compliance policies and procedures.
  • Conducting regular audits and assessments to identify and mitigate compliance risks.
  • Keeping abreast of industry regulations and updates, providing guidance to internal stakeholders.
  • Investigating and addressing compliance concerns, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Creating and delivering training programmes to promote a culture of compliance within the organization.
  • Managing new and on-going regulatory projects.

Desired Candidate:

  • A dedicated professional with a passion for ensuring organizational integrity through effective compliance governance.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial markets compliance.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant regulations and industry standards in the UK and EU.
  • Proven experience in compliance, governance, or a similar role.

What NBCFM has to Offer:

Access to competitive working conditions, a wide range of employee benefits, and a dynamic work environment.


Open, respectful workplace where all employees can achieve their full potential.

NBCFM recognizes that the culture of an organisation and the performance of its workforce are not mutually exclusive. Since our inception in 2013, NBCFM has worked tirelessly to ensure our cultural framework aligns not only with the Code of Conduct and Ethics of our parent company, NBC, but with our own environmental and local values.

Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace is an important aspect of good people management- it’s about valuing everyone in the organisation as an individual. We at NBCFM have an effective diversity and inclusion approach concerning our employees. There are no silos in our teams and management strive to add value to our organisation, by contributing to employee well-being and engagement. NBCFM takes pride in its diverse work force, employing and cultivating professionals from all over the globe.



Working at NBCFM can take different forms and it is built around the relationship of trust between the employer and its employees. NBCFM operates a hybrid working model where the employee’s time can be split between the office and a remote location on a schedule which may vary. The model considers customer expectations, organisational needs, and constraints, as well as the employee’s need for flexibility and the nature of the work they perform. What is important is having the right arrangements in place so that you can best perform your role.

We’re putting people first.


We’re a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people. Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives.

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team? All data received from applicants is subject to GDPR and Data Protection requirements

Apply on LinkedIn

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.