Compliance Manager

June 23, 2023
anywhere, United Kingdom
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Job Description

Are you passionate about compliance and data governance? Do you thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Compliance Manager to join our team as a member of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) office. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing compliance topics within our Product and Technology group, while ensuring alignment with our organization's overall Data & Data Governance strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for compliance matters within the Product and Technology group, providing guidance and support to ensure adherence to applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Develop and maintain compliance policies, procedures, and controls specific to the Product and Technology group, in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to identify compliance risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Work closely with the CDO and other members of the CDO office to ensure compliance initiatives throughout the organization align with the overall Data & Data Governance strategy.
  • Stay up to date with evolving compliance regulations, industry best practices, and emerging trends to provide proactive recommendations and drive continuous improvement.
  • Provide training and awareness programs to educate employees on compliance requirements and promote a culture of compliance.
  • Drive the process to achieve SOC II compliance (and other certifications in the future) for the Product and Technology group, working closely with internal stakeholders, third-party auditors, and other relevant parties.
  • Provide guidance and support to internal teams to ensure a thorough understanding of SOC II compliance requirements and assist in the resolution of any compliance-related issues.
  • Coordinate and oversee the testing and monitoring of controls to ensure ongoing compliance with SOC II requirements.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for SOC II audits and act as a liaison between the organization and auditors.
  • Serve as the liaison with the risk management and compliance functions across the group. This also includes regular alignment with the company’s DPO.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, Legal Studies, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) working in a compliance role, preferably within the technology industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant compliance regulations and frameworks, such as SOC II, GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, ISO 27001, etc.
  • Strong understanding of data governance principles and best practices.
  • Experience developing and implementing compliance policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and provide practical solutions.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Professional certifications in compliance or related areas (e.g., CIPP, CCEP) are a plus.
  • Familiarity with technology platforms and digital products is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with the insurance industry.

About Our Company

Accelerant is a data-driven, technology-fuelled insurance platform that empowers underwriters to serve their insureds more effectively. We are using advanced data intelligence tools to rebuild the way that underwriters share and exchange risk. With a current focus on the small and medium-sized businesses that power our global economy and their niche insurance needs, we align incentives to improve outcomes for everyone. Our full-service risk exchange supports our carefully selected, best-in-class network of underwriting teams. We leverage granular information on each policy to deliver unprecedented insight into insurance pools, and our specialty portfolio is fully diversified with very low catastrophe, aggregation or systemic risk. We are proud to have been awarded an AM Best A- (Excellent) rating. For more information, please visit

Enjoy our comprehensive benefits package designed to meet your diverse needs and support your well-being:

  • Work-life balance: We believe that taking time to rest and recharge makes us all better. That’s why we offer flexible time off and encourage our team to take the time they need to prioritize their health and well-being.
  • Health and wellness: We offer high-quality health, dental, and other benefits to ensure our team members have access to the care they need.
  • Remote work: Work where you’re most productive and fulfilled. This position is open to remote candidates across the U.S. Canada, UK, and Europe, who have the flexibility to work with our teams distributed across Europe and North America. Most cross-team collaboration happens in the mornings of the Eastern Time Zone.
  • Travel: We value face-to-face connections and believe that in-person interactions can enhance collaboration and build stronger relationships. Travel could be a small part of your role, with opportunities to connect with your team and our members in-person.

How to Apply

If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and contribute to our compliance and data governance efforts, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in the position. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply, please send an email to:


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